Si-Bone’s new CCO is ex-Baxano CEO Recupero Si-Bone said yesterday it tapped ex-Baxano (NSDQ:BAXS) CEO Tony Recupero as its new chief commercial officer. Prior to moving to Si-Bone, Recupero served as president of medical device and diganostic commercialization strategy company Catalyst Performance Advisors and CEO of Baxano Inc, as well as other executive positions in the […]
Millar Instruments Inc.
Orthopedics giant Zimmer Holdings (NYSE:ZMH) acquired Memphis, Tenn.-based ExtraOrtho Inc. and its external fixation system XtraFix.
The XtraFix system is used after breaks or fractures for unilateral and multilateral fixation of bones. The acquisition strengthens Zimmer’s stake in the $5.5 billion global trauma market.
The FDA recalled vascular devices made by Maquet Cardiovascular LLC and Millar Instruments Inc.
The federal watchdog agency classified the recalls as Class I, its most serious level of product clawback, indicating a reasonable probability that the use of the recalled product "will cause serious adverse health consequences or death."
Millar Instruments Inc. pulled more than 1,000 of its angiographic catheters over fears that one of its components could contain debris, while H&P Industries Inc. recalled all of its Providine Prep antiseptic pads after the company discovered a serious infection-causing bacteria on the products.
The FDA has not yet classified either recall, but both companies said that use of the affected products could result in death.