Boston Scientific Message Board

IC - Lotus Valve?

2 weeks ago

Heard the the Portico people they put in charge are real nut jobs and spend all their time on chat forums

Intermountain Healthcare to let its doctors recommend medical marijuana

3 days ago

After the Utah Medical Cannabis Act passed in December, Intermountain Healthcare reached out to a number of people, including patients, advocates, physicians, nurses, and pharmacists in an effort to understand how to implement care for those patients with a qualifying condition as defined by the Utah Medical Cannabis Act.

FDA Investigation of Paclitaxel Balloons and Eluting Stents

4 weeks ago

The meta analysis and warning from the FDA saying that paclitaxel coated devices could increase death after two years was not a good situation for the business. I'm happy with how the company responded though.

I'll give Jeff Mirviss credit for tackling this head on. Below are some of his quotes:

“All of the other devices, including the Zilver PTX stent, have a coating where the coating comes off to deliver the drug. Eluvia is an eluting technology, with a polymer that has the drug incorporated…

Bad lawyers

1 month ago

This thread is truly top notch.

Boston Scientific and Edwards Settle Heart Valve Patent Dispute

1 month ago

No wonder Edwards stock is up 8%...they only ended up paying out $180 million to settle the patent dispute over heart valves. There's no more coming either. All pending cases and appeals will be dismissed.

"All pending cases or appeals in courts and patent offices between the two companies will be dismissed, and the parties will not litigate patent disputes related to current portfolios of transcatheter aortic valves, certain mitral valve repair devices, and left atrial appendage closure devices…

Medivis Launches AR Technology Platform for Surgical Applications

4 days ago

Medivis, a medical imaging and visualization company for surgical applications, has officially unveiled "SurgicalAR," its augmented reality (AR) technology platform for surgical applications that leverages Microsoft HoloLens technology to improve surgical precision and operator confidence while ensuring patient safety.

Urology restructuring (again)

2 months ago

How is Rezum selling since the NxThera acquisition? I know a bunch of the original NxThera reps have left.

IC Hiring Freeze?

2 months ago

I mean considering Edge has been a mess, hiring and expansion plans have been put on hold. Important backfills continue to go as planned.

Boston Scientific vs. Nevro

3 months ago

So true. The most satisfying aspect is that Nevro's struggles are all of their own making.

We live in a world in which data convey authority. But authority has a way of descending to certitude, and certitude begets hubris."

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Boston Scientific Endoscopy

4 months ago

Could I get the realistic comp for an endoscopy rep at Boston Scientific? Salary, comp, 1st year, 2nd year, etc.

Boston Scientific Neuromodulation

4 months ago

Nevro hasn't moved as much as this person thought because of all their leadership issues this year. Abbott is actually doing well. BSC has held strong this year because of WaveWriter and Nevro being incompetent.