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BTG Receives U.S. FDA 510(k) Clearance for EKOS® Control Unit 4.0

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BTG plc (BTG.L), the global specialist healthcare company, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance has been granted to the EKOS® Control Unit 4.0. The EKOS® system includes an ultrasonic device that uses acoustic pulses, powered by the new Control Unit 4.0, to quickly and safely dissolve blood clots and restore [...]

March 1st, 2017|Categories: News - Customer|

Medrobotics picks up $20M to seek out additional indications for FRS

Surgical robotics specialist Medrobotics Corp. has closed on a $20 million preferred stock financing. Proceeds will be used to fund the Raynham, Mass.-based company’s expansion into new surgical applications, such as single-port general and gynecological surgeries, and to develop its next generation Flex Robotic System with more fully robotic instrument options. The company has [...]

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: News - Customer|

Endologix sees 4 percent increase in 2015 revenue

Endologix Inc., had revenue of $153.6 million in for 2015, an increase of four percent compared to the $147.6 million for the year ending in 2014, according to its recently released earnings. The Irvine, Calif.- based company said it earned $39.2 million in revenue in 4Q15, about a one percent increase over revenue in 4Q14. [...]

February 29th, 2016|Categories: News, News - Customer|

Second Sight sees positive results from FLORA

Second Sight Medical Products Inc., a developer of implantable visual prosthetics to restore some useful vision to blind patients, reported the publication of a positive 3-year FLORA (Functional Low-Vision Observer Rated Assessment) study in the Australian journal Clinical And Experimental Optometry for the Argus II retinal prosthesis system. The FLORA, a multi-part instrument that was developed [...]

February 19th, 2016|Categories: News, News - Customer|

Stryker strikes $1.28 billion deal for Physio-Control

Stryker Corp. has agreed to shell out $1.28 billion for Physio-Control, a portfolio company of Bain Capital Private Equity that makes monitors and defibrillators, automated external defibrillators and CPR-assist devices along with offering data management and support services.  Stryker said Physio-Control’s will compliment its emergency medical services offering. The company also expects the acquisition to [...]

February 17th, 2016|Categories: News, News - Customer|

Benvenue raises $60M equity/debt round to accelerate sales

Spine company Benvenue Medical Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) completed a $60 million round of financing that the company said will be spent on accelerating U.S. commercialization activities for its Luna 3-D interbody fusion system and the Kiva vetebral compression fracture treatment system. The FDA cleared both products in 2014. The financing is a combination of [...]

January 6th, 2016|Categories: News, News - Customer|

Nuvasive to acquire Ellipse for $380M plus $30M in milestones

Nuvasive Inc. (San Diego), a company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Ellipse Technologies Inc. (Aliso Viejo, Calif.) for a $380 million upfront cash payment and a potential $30 million milestone payable in 2017. The boards of both companies have unanimously approved the [...]

January 5th, 2016|Categories: News, News - Customer|

Endologix, Inc. and TriVascular Technologies, Inc. Announce Merger to Create a Leading Cardiovascular Growth Company Focused on the Treatment of Aortic Disorders

Combined Product Portfolio to Provide Clinicians With a Broad Range of Endovascular AAA Devices Will Expand U.S. and European Sales Organizations to Enhance Growth and Provide Excellent Clinical Support Endologix to Host Conference Call Today at 5:00 p.m. ET IRVINE, Calif., and SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Endologix, Inc. (ELGX) [...]

October 26th, 2015|Categories: News, News - Customer|

Heartware International Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Acquire Caltech Cardio, Ltd.

Expands Position as a Leader in the Treatment of Heart Failure Patients Adds Comprehensive Suite of Surgical and Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair and Replacement Technologies to the HeartWare Product Portfolio Investor Conference Call on Sept. 1, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. U.S. EDT Framingham, Mass. and Or Yehuda, Israel, Sept. 1, 2015 – HeartWare [...]

September 2nd, 2015|Categories: News, News - Customer|