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Category: Medical Devices


Innovation, Medical Devices

Advancing minimally invasive medical devices with medical-grade silicone

September 30, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

It is amazing to think how medical care has advanced over the years. One way to observe this is in the decreasing size of many implantable devices. The world’s first implantable pacemaker, for example, weighed in at around 180g, whereas […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Checkpoint Surgical introduces bipolar nerve stimulator

September 30, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

US-based medical device company Checkpoint Surgical has introduced Checkpoint Gemini, a bipolar nerve stimulator intended to provide precise stimulation. The single-use, sterile device is designed for providing electrical stimulation of exposed motor nerves or muscle tissue for locating and identifying […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices industry cross border deals total $4.4bn globally in August 2022

September 29, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Total medical devices industry cross border deals worth $4.4bn were announced globally for August 2022, with the Bain Capital’s $3.12bn private equity deal with Evident being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

NIH finds bionic pancreas device maintains blood glucose levels

September 29, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that in a new multicentre clinical trial a device known as iLet bionic pancreas was found to help type 1 diabetes patients better maintain their blood glucose (sugar) levels compared to standard […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Leading capital equipment servicing companies in the medical devices sector

September 26, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The increasing investment in medical technology and the rising number of surgical and diagnostic procedures are driving the demand for advanced medical equipment globally. Unlike disposable and small medical devices, standalone capital medical equipment that involves high investment is larger […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Single-use flexible bronchoscopes to significantly drive bronchoscopes market growth

September 20, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Bronchoscopes are used in a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including the detection of lung tumours, lung infections and airway blockages. Certain respiratory diseases such as tuberculosis, pneumonia, sarcoidosis and tracheoesophageal fistula are also detected with the help of […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Abbott reports late-breaking data supporting use of structural heart devices

September 19, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Abbott has reported data from five late-breaking presentations demonstrating the advantages of its minimally invasive devices that are designed to treat people with various structural heart diseases. The new data of the company’s minimally invasive structural heart technologies were presented […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Boston Scientific reports data from Cerebral Protection System trial

September 19, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Boston Scientific has reported data from the PROTECTED TAVR clinical trial of the SENTINEL Cerebral Protection System. The SENTINEL device has been designed for capturing and removing the embolic debris stemming from transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) before it reaches […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

US FDA approves Edwards’ valve repair system to treat DMR patients

September 16, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the PASCAL precision transcatheter valve repair system from Edwards Lifesciences for the treatment of degenerative mitral regurgitation (DMR) patients. The company has designed the system for transcatheter edge-to-edge repair (TEER) of […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Revealed: The medical devices companies leading the way in cybersecurity

September 9, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Johnson & Johnson and Roche are among the companies best positioned to take advantage of future cybersecurity disruption in the medical devices industry, our analysis shows. The assessment comes from GlobalData’s Thematic Research ecosystem, which ranks companies on a scale […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices industry venture financing deals total $1.1bn in US in July 2022

August 30, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Total medical devices industry venture financing deals worth $1.1bn were announced in the US in July 2022, led by $225m venture financing of Delfi Diagnostics, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase of 39.9% over the previous […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices Cleared or Approved by FDA in 2022

August 29, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

The medical device industry is booming and shows no signs of slowing down. In 2022, the FDA (Federal Food and Drug Administration) will clear or approve over 1,000 medical devices. This is great news for patients who stand to benefit […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Brain Scientific obtains CE mark for neurological device

August 25, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Medical device technology company Brain Scientific has obtained CE Mark for its NeuroCap neurological device. The NeuroCap is a pre-gelled disposable electroencephalogram (EEG) headset that has been designed to streamline EEG preparation, testing and diagnosis. It allows healthcare providers to […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices industry M&A deals total $4.6bn globally in July 2022

August 25, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Total Medical devices industry M&A deals worth $4.6bn were announced globally in July 2022, led by Amazon.com’s $3.9bn acquisition of 1Life Healthcare, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase of 74.4% over the previous month of $2.66bn […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Life-sustaining devices: four applications for medical-grade silicone

August 24, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

In the US, approximately 40 to 50 million major surgeries are performed every year. Globally, the number may be more than 300 million. While there are many specific categories of surgery representing individual physiological systems, many procedures fall into the […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Eko and Caregility partner for smart stethoscope technology

August 24, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Eko, a digital health company, has partnered with Caregility, a telehealth platform company, to develop an integrated platform for smart stethoscopes. This collaboration consists of Eko’s Connect suite of application programming interfaces (APIs) being integrated with Caregility’s telehealth software and […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices industry deals total $9.3bn globally in July 2022

August 23, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Total Medical devices industry deals worth $9.3bn were announced globally for July 2022, with the $3.9bn acquisition of 1Life Healthcare being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase of 73.8% over the previous […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Europe’s medical devices industry saw a drop of 20.00% in deal activity during July 2022

August 23, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Europe’s medical devices industry saw a drop of 20% in deal activity during July 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Peninsula Capital Partners’ $143.03m acquisition of Red Kiwi, according to GlobalData’s deals database. A total of […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Thermedical receives FDA approval for ablation technology trial

August 23, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Thermedical has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a clinical trial of its Saline Enhanced Radiofrequency (SERF) Ablation System. The single-arm, open-label interventional clinical study has been designed to assess the efficacy and safety of the SERF […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

North America’s medical devices industry saw a rise of 5.00% in cross border deal activity during July 2022

August 17, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

North America’s medical devices industry saw a rise of 5.00% in cross border deal activity during July 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by SD Biosensor and SJL Partners’ $1.54bn private equity deal with Meridian Bioscience, according […]