Medical Device Recalls Highest Since 2005

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May 31, 2018 • 3 min read

A new report showed that there were more medical devices recalled in the first quarter of 2018 than at any time since 2005. The same report also showed that prescription drugs recalls increased. ...

Intuitive Surgical Going Direct in India

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May 30, 2018 • 2 min read

For the last seven years, Intuitive Surgical has been working with Vattikuti Technologies Pvt. Ltd. as their distributor in India. Today, the company announced they are going direct in the country, with more than 60 former Vattikuti employees becoming a part of Intuitive India’s business....

Investigators found no significant difference between MDT's drug-eluting stent, BSX's DES & Biotroniks' DES regarding the rates of target vessel failure after two years.

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May 25, 2018

Avinger Stock Rockets Higher After Receiving FDA Clearance for Next-Generation Pantheris

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May 23, 2018 • 2 min read

Avinger (NASDAQ: AVGR) received welcome news today as they received received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its next generation Pantheris® Lumivascular atherectomy system, the first-ever image-guided atherectomy device for the treatment of peripheral artery disease. As we recently wrote, the success of the next generation Pantheris will play a crucial part in Avinger's turnaround plan. ...