March 29, 2013
FUJIFILM introduces AxoTrack needle guidance technology for ultrasound-guided procedures

FUJIFILM SonoSite has introduced AxoTrack needle guidance technology for use with select SonoSite M-Turbo ultrasound systems for ultrasound-guided procedures.

The AxoTrack System is designed to have ultrasound transducer from SonoSite and a sterile…

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March 29, 2013
Harbor MedTech to launch Architect for skin wounds treatment

California-based medical device Harbor MedTech has gained FDA marketing approval for its first product, Architect, an advanced collagen matrix for treatment of partial and full thickness skin wounds.

Harbor president and founder Jerry Mezger said the…

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March 29, 2013
FDA makes Vascular Solutions’ catheter valve recall Class I

FDA makes Vascular Solutions’ catheter valve recall Class I | MassDevice.

The recall of hemostasis valves made by Vascular Solutions is deemed Class I, the most serious category, by the FDA.

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March 29, 2013
Will another Durata failure report drag St. Jude down?

Will another Durata failure report drag St. Jude down? | MassDevice.

St. Jude Medical continues to defend its next-generation Durata leads as a new case report describes an insulation failure that resulted in electrical failure in a single lead.

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March 29, 2013
Biotronik lands CE Mark for MRI-safe Iforia defibrillator

Biotronik lands CE Mark for MRI-safe Iforia defibrillator | MassDevice.

German medical device company Biotronik says European regulators granted CE Mark approval for its Iforia MRI-safe defibrillator.

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March 29, 2013
Maquet launches new retractor to improve cardiothoracic access through small incisions

Maquet launches new retractor to improve cardiothoracic access through small incisions – Medical Device Network.

Global provider of medical systems, Maquet, has launched a new retractor that could maximise cardiothoracic access during minimally invasive…

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March 27, 2013
BioControl gets FDA clearance for third phase clinical study of CardioFit

BioControl gets FDA clearance for third phase clinical study of CardioFit – Medical Device Network.

Israeli medical devices firm BioControl Medical has obtained US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to expand its increase of vagal tone in heart…

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March 27, 2013
FDA clears Tenex Health TX1 tissue removal system

FDA clears Tenex Health TX1 tissue removal system – Medical Device Network.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to Tenex Health’s TX1 tissue removal system for use in general, orthopedic, laparoscopic, plastic and…

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March 26, 2013
Cantel Medical buys Siemens’ water purification business

Cantel Medical buys Siemens’ water purification business | MassDevice.

Dialysis-device maker Cantel Medical picks up Siemens’ hemodialysis water purification business for an undisclosed amount.

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March 26, 2013
Angiotech hands $363M in interventional assets back to Argon Medical

Angiotech hands $363M in interventional assets back to Argon Medical | MassDevice.

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals sells its interventional products business back to previous overseer Argon Medical for $362.5 million, planning to use part of the funds to repay…

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