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3. Boston Scientific names new medical chief for interventional cardiology
A 2nd insurance company accuses Intuitive Surgical of concealing legal claims filed against the medical device company over its da Vinci surgical robot.
2. Medtronic acquires drug/device maker TYRX for $160M
Medtronic offers $160 million plus milestone payments for privately owned TYRX, maker of medical implant and antibiotic drug combination products designed to prevent surgical infections.
1. J&J’s Synthes wins round in spat with ex-sales rep
Johnson & Johnson’s Synthes subsidiary wins a round in its lawsuit against a former sales rep who jumped ship for rival Globus Medical, when a Pennsylvania appeals court rules that the lower court mistakenly applied California law in denying a Synthes bid for a preliminary injunction.