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3. Medical device recalls for June 2013
Class I and class II recalls issued by the Center for Devices & Radiological Health in June 2013.
2. South Korea revises medical device regulations
South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has made three significant amendments to the country’s Medical Devices Act.
1. Thoratec acquires Terumo’s DuraHeart II for up to $44M
Thoratec pays $13 million up front to acquire Terumo’s DuraHeart II heart pump, with possible milestones down the road worth nearly $44 million.