Hydrocision said today that it inked an exclusive worldwide licensing deal to allow Procept BioRobotics to use its pump cartridge technology for urological applications. Through the agreement, Redwood Shores, Calif.-based Procept BioRobotics will gain the rights to use Boston-based Hydrocision’s pump cartridge technology in its AquaBeam robotic system designed to performed autonomous tissue removal for […]
HydroCision said early this month that it tapped former Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) exec Alain Tranchemontagne as its new chief executive officer. Prior to joining Boston-based HydroCision, Tranchemontagne held a position as U.S. business commercial development senior VP at Smith & Nephew. Before joining Smith & Nephew, Tranchemontagne also held positions at Covidien in senior marketing roles […]
Surgical waterjet maker HydroCision touted positive results for its Hydrodiscectomy procedure published in the Internet Spine Journal, showing a 94% improvement in back and leg pain.
The HydroCision device uses a high-pressure water jet to cut and compress herniated discs during discectomy, according to a press release.
Volcano Capital, Bioventures and Omega Funds bought a majority stake in HydroCision Inc. for an unspecified amount, tapping Howard Donnelly to be the company’s new president and CEO.
Donnelly assumed the top spot at the Billerica, Mass.-based company in July, according to Forbes, after also becoming a principal in the firm. His resumé includes stints as president of Smiths Group subsidiary Level 1 Inc. and executive positions at Pfizer Inc.