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Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE:VAR) won FDA clearance to update the control software for its Clinac and Trilogy targeted radiotherapy devices and its new Pivitol Care Solution for prone breast treatment.
Orthopedic company Symmetry Medical (NYSE:SMA) signed a definitive agreement to acquire the surgical instrument business of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Codman & Shurtleff for $165 million cash.
Share prices fizzled for a few orthopedic device makers in the days following news of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ pre-reimbursement review project.