CardioComm Solutions (Toronto) announced today that it is working with startup Zana Technologies (Karlsruhe, Germany) to package CardioComm’s ECG reviewing and monitor technology into Zana’s mobile app and patient engagement platform. The goal is for Zana users to be able to download a single smartphone app over which they can receive ECG recordings and clinical […]
HeartWare lands CE Mark for long-term heart pump implant | Regulatory Roundup
Analyst: CRM market “bad as it’s ever been” | Wall Street Beat
The cardiac rhythm management market is "about as bad as it has ever been," according to an analyst with Gabelli & Co., due in part to headwinds from a federal probe and a negative journal article.
Ortho market growth stable but low | Wall Street Beat
The market for hip and knee implants is stable but mired in a low-growth stage, according to analysts who attended the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons conference in San Francisco last week.
Although the abrupt departure of Stryker CEO Steve MacMillan drew the lion’s share of attention at the AAOS event, analysts from Barclays Capital and Leerink Swann agreed that the sector’s outlook calls for low-single-digit growth.
FDA approves first endovascular grafts for aortic tears | Regulatory Roundup
The FDA granted W.L. Gore & Associates the first U.S. clearance for using an endovascular graft to treat tears or ruptures in the aortic wall.
Gore’s Conformable TAG thoracic endoprosthesis was approved as a treatment for a transection or tear in the aortic wall, an injury typically the result of a car accident, crushing of the chest or a fall from a high place, according to an FDA release.