Archive for ◊ January, 2013 ◊

• Monday, January 14th, 2013

Virtual Reality And Robotics In Neurosurgery — Promise And Challenges   Robotic technologies have the potential to help neurosurgeons perform precise, technically demanding operations, together with virtual reality environments to help them navigate through the brain, according to a special supplement to Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published […]

• Saturday, January 12th, 2013

St. Jude Medical Inc. has told federal regulators that it will improve quality-control measures in making its Durata defibrillator leads, acknowledging criticism that has dogged the med-tech device maker for months. The Wall Street Journal reports that Little Canada-based St Jude, in a letter to the Food and Drug Administration, said it would increase training make other improvements at […]

• Friday, January 11th, 2013

Volcano Corp. (VOLC)’s test that shows which patients need heart stents could lead to a $2 billion market within a decade as more doctors use it to improve care, Chief Executive Officer Scott Huennekens said. Volcano, based in San Diego, and St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, are the only two companies that sell […]

• Friday, January 11th, 2013

Sunrise, FL – Today, Governor Rick Scott was joined by CEO of Bolton Medical Solutions Oscar Rospigliosi, Sunrise Mayor Michael Ryan, and Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance CEO Bob Swindell to announce the creation and retention of over 100 jobs by Bolton Medical Solutions. Prior to the announcement, the Governor toured the Bolton medical facility that […]