Intuitive Surgical Going Direct in India

Posted in Medical Device and Robotic Surgery

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....

Transenterix is Clicking on All Cylinders

Posted in Robotic Surgery

May 29, 2018 • 4 min read

TransEnterix CEO, Todd Pope, set forth very specific goals for 2018 and the company has started the year consistently achieving these goals. Earlier in the month, TransEnterix, announced positive Q1 results and now the company has announced that they received FDA 510(k) clearance of expanded indications for their Senhance Surgical System. ...

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.

Posted in Medical Device

May 25, 2018

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

Posted in Medical Device

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. ...