New Hip Replacement Procedure Launches

USA – New Hip Replacement Procedure Launches

The first two total hip replacement surgeries using a new 3D technology were recently performed by Gregory Martin, MD, founder of Personalized Orthopedics of...
Vagus Nerve Stimulation Highly Effective at Treating Drug Resistant Depression

Discovery – Vagus Nerve Stimulation Highly Effective at Treating Drug Resistant Depression

Drugs have been the go-to therapy for psychiatrists treating depression, but implantable neurostimulators have been making substantial impact lately. A national study headed by...
A Temporary Fix for the EpiPen Crisis?

USA – A Temporary Fix for the EpiPen Crisis?

The ongoing saga of the EpiPen shortage crisis took a new turn today as FDA made a move to extend the expiration dates of...
Health Canada to Adopt IMDRF Table of Contents Format

Canada – Health Canada to Adopt IMDRF Table of Contents Format

As part of a push toward regulatory convergence, as of 1 April 2019, medical device manufacturers will be expected to submit premarket applications for...
Australia Expands Range of Acceptable Foreign Regulators for Device Applications

Australia – Expands Range of Acceptable Foreign Regulators for Device Applications

Beginning this month, Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) will expand its range of acceptable international assessments and approvals on medical device applications. TGA said Monday...
FDA Medical Device Safety Action Plan: Good or Bad for Medtech?

USA – FDA Medical Device Safety Action Plan: Good or Bad for Medtech?

In April, FDA released a five-pronged Medical Devices Safety Action Plan, full of rhetoric aimed at convincing the public that this new plan will...
VistaTablet for Monitoring Patients’ Eight Vital Signs from Anywhere

Discovery – VistaTablet for Monitoring Patients’ Eight Vital Signs from Anywhere

VitalConnect, a Silicon Valley firm, is releasing its brand new patient-monitoring handheld interface for its VitalPatch vitals monitor. The VistaTablet and and VitalPatch are...
Building a Better Insulin Infusion System

Discovery – Building a Better Insulin Infusion System

Capillary Biomedical is looking to develop a safer more reliable and accurate insulin infusion device. The Irvine, CA-based company has closed on $2.9 million...
AdvaMed Raises Concerns Over FDA’s Medical Device Safety Action Plan

Dispositifs Médicaux – AdvaMed Raises Concerns Over FDA’s Medical Device Safety Action Plan

In a comment submitted on the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent action plan to promote medical device safety, the Advanced Medical Technology...
Boston Scientific Speaks Out About Pelvic Mesh Controversy

International – Boston Scientific Speaks Out About Pelvic Mesh Controversy

It has been an interesting week for Boston Scientific, but not for the reasons you might think. Yes, the company had to go on the...

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