Archive for ◊ July, 2010 ◊

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• Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Stacey Berner, M.D., medical director of the Hand Center at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown, MD, has become the first surgeon in America to perform a revolutionary new robotic hand surgery. Berner utilized the Da Vinci Surgical System to perform a ultra precise surgery. This system is an alternative to traditional open surgery or conventional laparoscopy […]

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• Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

7/28/2010 MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel today voted 9 for and 4 against (1 abstention) on safety and 10 for and 3 against (1 abstention) on effectiveness, that data including results from a large, prospective randomized clinical trial demonstrated the safety and effectiveness of AMPLIFY™ rhBMP-2 Matrix […]

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• Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

7/28/2010 SAN ANTONIO, July 27 /PRNewswire/ — AirStrip Technologies, a pioneer in mobile medical software applications, today announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market the AirStrip Remote Patient Monitoring solution (RPM), including AirStrip RPM CRITICAL CARE and AirStrip RPM CARDIOLOGY. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100727/CG41710-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100727/CG41710-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100727/CG41710-c) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100727/CG41710-c) (Photo: […]

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• Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Bank of America has sent a letter to Bioheart warning the company that it was in default on a $1.3 million loan. The Sunrise-based biotechnology company (OTCBB: BHRT) revealed the July 16 letter in a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Originally taken out for $5 million in 2007, the remaining balance of the loan was due […]

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• Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

7/27/2010 ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against Volcano Corporation for patent infringement. The suit, which involves five St. Jude Medical patents and seeks injunctive relief and monetary damages, was filed in the United States District Court for the District of […]

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• Monday, July 26th, 2010

7/26/2010 NATICK, Mass., July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX – News) today announced the U.S. and European launches of the Neuroform EZ™ Stent System, its fourth-generation intracranial aneurysm stent system designed for use in conjunction with endovascular coiling to treat wide-necked aneurysms. The Company plans to launch the product immediately in both markets. […]

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• Monday, July 26th, 2010

7/26/2010 WAYNE, N.J., July 26 /PRNewswire/ — MAQUET Cardiovascular today announced the launch of its VASOVIEW HEMOPRO 2 Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting (EVH) System, which utilizes next-generation HEMOPRO cut-and-seal technology to reduce thermal spread and to achieve optimal conduit quality for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery patients. The minimally invasive VASOVIEW HEMOPRO 2 system is […]

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• Monday, July 26th, 2010

ePuy Mitek launched two new products at the recently completed American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) 2010 Annual Meeting. The products are the Omnispan Meniscal Repair System for all-inside repairs of meniscus tears and Versalok PEEK, a nonmetallic, self-punching rotator cuff anchor that is 100% radiolucent and knotless. Omnispan Meniscal Repair System The meniscal […]

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• Monday, July 26th, 2010

A total joint replacement registry based on carefully designed and integrated technology can enhance patient safety, quality of care, cost-effectiveness and research, according to a paper published in the online and print editions of Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, a journal of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons. Kaiser Permanente’s Total Joint Replacement Registry […]

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• Monday, July 26th, 2010

7/26/2010 IRVINE, CA–(Marketwire – 07/26/10) – Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ:LTRX – News), a leading provider of secure, remote management, device networking and data center management technologies, today announced its investment plans to support the company’s growth in the medical device connectivity market. Lantronix’ new initiatives include the appointment of a new VP marketing, along with other […]