Entries by Ya Yin Chang

Global Stent Grafts Market 2017- Medtronic, Gore, Endologix and Cook Medical

Global Stent Grafts Market 2017-2022: Global Stent Grafts market Report offers decisive insights into the overall Stent Grafts industry along with the market dimensions and evaluation for the duration 2017 to 2022. The forenamed research study covers extensive analysis of various Stent Grafts industry segments based on the type of applications, type of product Components […]

Medtronic Exclusive Reactive ATP(TM) Therapy Slows Progression of Atrial Fibrillation in Real-World Patient Population

DUBLIN and VIENNA- Continuing its leadership in the detection, reduction, and treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that its Reactive ATP(TM) therapy slows the progression of AF in patients with implanted cardiac devices. A robust, real-world analysis of nearly 8,800 patients was presented as a late breaking clinical trial at EHRA […]

Why Boston Scientific Continues To Invest In Endoscopy

We estimate that endoscopy constitutes around 20% of Boston Scientific‘s value. The company has made a number of acquisitions to strengthen its endoscopic product portfolio in recent years. So why is it doing so? The medical devices market has become incredibly competitive, and mergers and acquisitions have become a norm for companies looking to streamline […]

Boston Scientific’s latest deep-brain stimulator earns CE mark

Boston Scientific picked up a CE mark for its rechargeable, MRI-compatible deep-brain stimulation (DBS) system for the treatment of movement disorder symptoms in Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and essential tremor. While all three conditions are currently incurable, DBS is used to alleviate symptoms. An implanted device sends electrical impulses through lead wires to specific parts of […]

Edwards Lifesciences (EW) SAPIEN 3 THV Gets FDA Approval

Medical equipment major Edwards Lifesciences Corporation EW recently announced the receipt of FDA approval for aortic and mitral valve-in-valve procedures using SAPIEN 3 transcatheter heart valve (THV). This expanded indication represents the first appr oval for the SAPIEN 3 valve in the U.S. for bioprosthetic valve replacement in aortic and mitral patients. Basically, SAPIEN 3 is […]

Cook Pharmica named Facility of the Year

Cook Pharmica won the ISPE “Facility of the Year Award” (FOYA) for the “Flexible Filling Line” (FFL). The project was executed together with Optima Pharma as a partner for filling, closing and isolator technologies. The FFL consists of the OPTIMA MultiUse Filler, which was designed and developed especially for Cook’s needs. The prize was awarded […]

Medtronic, GlaxoSmithKline team up in $40M equity deal for back-pain startup

Medtronic has joined in a $40 million round of equity financing for Saluda Medical, a med-tech company with operations in the Twin Cities. Saluda is developing an implantable medical device to treat chronic back pain and other conditions using electrical pulses. The Australia-based company expanded into the United States two years ago, starting a seven-employee […]