Welcome to the latest edition of the MassDevice.com’s D+Vice Talk, our new webcast, in which we review medical device stories from the last week.
In this episode we discuss new medical device tax discussions in Washington D.C., the FDA’s investigation into Intuitive Surgical, minor hiccups in Medtronic’s (NYSE:MDT) CoreValve clinical trial, Boston Scientific’s (NYSE:BSX) upcoming Watchman trial results, treating anorexia patients with deep brain stimulation and how to hack for healthcare.
Find all of today’s referenced stories here:
Medical device tax: House Ways & Means considers arguments for repeal
From MDDI: Med-tech tax repeal: Is tax reform a viable vehicle?
FDA probes Intuitive Surgical on complication rates
FDA warns doc on CoreValve heart implant trial record-keeping issues
Boston Scientific hesitates to release full safety results for Watchman heart implant
Study: Experimental anorexia treatment with deep brain stimulation may provide lasting results