German robotic surgical start-up Medineering said today it closed a Series A funding round led by its new strategic partner Brainlab. Through the partnership, Brainlab will aid Medineering as it works towards becoming a surgical robotic manufacturer, the companies said. Funds from the round support the commercialization of Medineering’s 1st robot, designed for endo and […]
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary DePuy Synthes today announced an exclusive strategic alliance with Value Stream Partners, a company specializing in knee and hip replacement bundled payment program development and implementation. The announcement was made at the American Academy of Orthopaedic surgeons annual meeting this week. “This exclusive arrangement with VSP will further enable us to help […]
Jan Medical said today it obtained $7.5 million in Series C funding from partner Brainlab Inc, with funds slated to aid in completion of a clinical trial and filing for de novo clearance with the FDA and CE Mark approval in the European Union for its BrainPulse tool. Mountain View, Calif.-based Jan Medical’s BrainPulse device is designed to […]
The FDA today labeled a recall of Brainlab’s Cranial image-guided surgery system as a Class I recall over issues with potential inaccuracies in the navigation display. The federal watchdog labeled the recall as a Class I, the most serious type of recall issued by the FDA, which indicates “there is a reasonable probability that use of […]
Jan Medical is partnering with software-driven medtech firm Brainlab to gain FDA clearances via 2 clinical trials, the companies announced.
As part of the collaboration, Brainlab will add a representative to Jan Medical’s board, the companies said in a press release.
Mountain View, Calif.-based Jan Medical makes the the Nautilus NeuroWave, a portable, non-invasive brain sensing system designed to detect abnormal neurological conditions, including ischemic stroke, vasospasm, and concussion.
Terumo Corp. (TYO:4543) warned users of its Advanced Perfusion System 1, Sarns Modular Perfusion System 8000 and Sarns Perfusion System 9000 of possible malfunctions related to the devices’ air bubble detections systems.
The company has received "multiple reports" of false alarms generated by the air bubble warning system, although it’s a "highly unlikely" malfunction.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corp. came one step closer the $273 million acquisition of Vital Images Inc. (NSDQ:VTAL) with the announcement that the initial tender offer period had expired.
A total of 11.9 million shares were tendered by expiration time, representing about 72 percent of Vital Images’ outstanding common stock on a fully diluted basis.