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Philips Picks Up Peripheral Thrombectomy Device Maker CardioProlific 

Posted by BRAD PERRIELLO on Oct 27, 2017 2:43:10 PM

 Original Source: Mass Devices

Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) last week said it paid an unspecified amount to acquire stealthy CardioProlific and the peripheral thrombectomy catheters it’s developing.

 

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Global Medical Device Technologies Market Anticipated to Grow Steadily at a CAGR of 4.6% During 2017 to 2025

Posted by Market Research Level on Oct 27, 2017 2:41:52 PM

 Original Source: SbWire

Report provides market size in terms of US$ Mn for each segment for the period from 2015 to 2025, considering the macro and micro environmental factors.

 

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5 Reasons Why Doctors Are Considering Artificial Disc Replacement Over Cervical Fusions

Posted by Jennifer E. Landis on Oct 26, 2017 11:39:29 PM

 Original Source:ORTHOPEDICS AND SPINE 


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Warning from FDA: St. Jude Pacemaker Vulnerable to Hackers

Posted by Will Yakowicz on Oct 26, 2017 11:31:48 PM

 Original Source: CARDIOVASCULAR / CARDIOLOGY

A targeted attack is unlikely for most patients, but a pacemaker could be shut off through radio frequency signals


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New surgical technique makes prosthetic limbs feel real

Posted by Danielle Kirsh on Oct 26, 2017 11:05:50 PM

 Original Source: Medical Design and Outsourcing

MIT researchers have developed a new surgical technique that makes prosthetic limbs feel like real limbs. It could also help reduce the rejection rate of prosthetic limbs.

 

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Tax could ensnare medical device industry

Posted by  LYDIA COUTRÉ on Oct 23, 2017 3:26:39 AM

 Original Source: CrainesCleveland

Despite failed Obamacare repeal efforts, many hope the excise tax won't come back online.

When a 2.3% excise tax on all medical devices sold in the United States went into effect in 2013, Checkpoint Surgical was just getting started with its intra-operative nerve stimulators, used to locate and assess nerves during surgery.

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