EvoEndo today said it secured $10.1 million in equity financing to develop its unsedated transnasal endoscopy system. The Denver-based company’s funding round included family offices and early-stage life science investors. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Tubing + Extrusion.
Boston Scientific today said it received CE mark approval for its Exalt Model B single-use bronchoscope. The Marlborough, Mass.–based company designed the device for bedside procedures in the intensive care unit, operating room and bronchoscopy suite. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Tubing + Extrusion.
EndoFresh today said it received FDA 510(k) clearance for its disposable digestive endoscopy system. The system features a camera system with an all-in-one design, disposable upper GI endoscope and disposable colonoscope, which can be used with the company’s medical display and other peripheral devices for physicians to visualize, diagnose and operate gastrointestinal endoscopy. Get the full […]
In this episode of the MedtronicTalks podcast, Giovanni Di Napoli, president of Medtronic’s gastrointestinal business, says his move to medtech wasn’t an easy decision. He was having great success coaching professional basketball in Italy but he saw a career in medtech as a new opportunity to win. Today, he leads Medtronic’s gastrointestinal business, which hadn’t […]
Endologix (NSDQ:ELGX) today said it launched its Alto abdominal stent graft in Canada following its recent Health Canada approval. The Alto abdominal stent graft system is a polymer-based therapy for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) patients. It uses a low-profile delivery system with a conformable sealing ring that molds in-situ to the patient’s specific aortic neck anatomy. […]
Olympus (TYO:7733) today said it received FDA clearance for its line of airway mobilescopes. The mobilescopes enable physicians to perform a broad range of upper and lower airway management procedures. “We are proud to present to the market the only flexible mobilescope models with a video camera on the tip,” said Lynn Ray, VP and GM […]
Olympus today said it has launched its product line of five H-SteriScope single-use bronchoscopes. The single-use endoscopes are for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. They resulted from a collaboration between Olympus subsidiary Veran Medical Technologies and Hunan Vathin Medical Instrument Co. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Tubing + Extrusion.
Ambu (CPH:AMBU-B) today said it received Health Canada clearance for its aScope 4 Cysto single-use cystoscope. The cystoscope is a flexible, single-use endoscope that is designed to eliminate significant capital, repair and cleaning costs with a patient-ready instrument for every procedure, according to Ambu. The device is used for diagnosing, managing and treating lower urinary disorders […]
The medical device industry weathered the COVID-19 pandemic well — and is now set to roll out a host of innovations in 2021. Economists generally expect the U.S. to see a boom as we emerge from the pandemic and resulting recession. Medtech companies appear set to ride the wave this year, with plans to seek approval or […]
Cosmo Pharmaceuticals announced today that it received marketing authorization for its GI Genius AI-based lesion detecting system. GI Genius is an intelligent endoscopy system that uses AI/machine learning to detect lesions in the colon such as polyps or suspected tumors in real-time during a colonoscopy, according to a news release. The device, which received FDA […]
The FDA has deemed the recall of the Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) Valiant Navion thoracic stent graft system as Class I, the most serious kind. Medtronic’s Valiant Navion is designed to repair lesions of the descending thoracic aorta, using a long catheter to place the stent graft inside the aorta before it expands to fit within the aorta to […]