The Chinese medical device market may triple by 2018, partially due to high rates of tobacco consumption and a rapidly growing economy, according to a market report.
Financial projections from AngioDynamics (NSDQ:ANGO) about its $372 million deal to acquire Navilyst Medical show that it expects to reap some significant rewards from the merger over the short and long terms.
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Updated February 1, 2012 at 5:30 p.m.
The $372 million buyout of Navilyst Medical by AngioDynamics (NSDQ:ANGO) is a reset button that will reinforce the combined operation for the future, AngioDynamics CEO Joe DeVivo told MassDevice this afternoon.
Guide Flow LLC filed a lawsuit against six other firms, accusing them of infringing its patent for a "Catheter Guidewire and Flushing Apparatus and Method of Insertion."
The Newport Beach, Calif.-based firm accused C.R. Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR), AngioDynamics Inc. (NSDQ:ANGO), Becton, Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX), Medical Components Inc., Navilyst Medical Inc. and Smiths Medical ASD Inc. of violating the patent in a suit filed in the U.S. District Court for Utah.