Archive for ◊ January, 2012 ◊

• Monday, January 09th, 2012

The largest privately owned medical device company in the world Cook Medical is to invest up to €16.5m over four years in a new R&D operation in Limerick. Established in Limerick in 1996, Cook Medical’s Irish operation has grown from eight employees to more than 630, becoming one of the leading medical device employers in the country. […]

• Monday, January 09th, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — USHIFU, LLC (US HIFU), a world leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technologies, appointed Michael Klein as the company’s new chief executive officer and member of the board of directors. Mr. Klein brings more than 30 years of experience in oncology and the medical device industry to US HIFU, […]

• Monday, January 09th, 2012

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Conceptus, Inc. (Nasdaq:CPTS – News), developer of the Essure(R) procedure, the leading non-surgical permanent birth control method, announced today the Company’s decision to discontinue its promotion of the GYNECARE THERMACHOICE(R) Uterine Balloon Therapy System to U.S. OB/GYN physician offices. The product is manufactured for and marketed […]

• Monday, January 09th, 2012

Pioneer Surgical just announced the first human use of nanOss Bioactive 3D. The procedures were perfomed by Dr. Nicholas Matagaras at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers, Illinois. The product is a three-dimensional shaped biologic bone graft which utilizes proprietary nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite as well as a collagen-based biopolymer to promote bone growth in posterolateral spine. Dr. […]