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Medical devices are crucial to the process of diagnosis and treatment in modern medicine. Sales in this field reach billions of dollar a year, with Johnson & Johnson making $30 billion alone in ...
Boston Scientific is a global medical device company, the 8th largest (based on annual sales, which were over $8 billion in 2010). It is the world's second largest maker of heart devices; prod...
Becton Dickinson is one of the top 10 medical device companies in the world. It reported annual sales of just over $7 billion in 2010, and quarterly trends have seen encouraging increases. Some of...
The Scandinavian country of Sweden is home to a thriving biotechnology industry, one of the top 5 in Europe. Europe has become a global center for the industry, helped by €2 billion worth of fu...
Signostics has secured 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its smart mobile-connected ultrasound visualization device, Uscan, for urologic care.
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from EAU 2016. Medscape Urology
Will 2016 be the year that medical device companies cash in and navigate terrains that are increasingly integrated with new technology?
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC --(Marketwired - February 18, 2016) - Because the development and commercialization of medical devices consumes a wealth of resources, many device manufacturers look to par...
The FDA rejected high-intensity ultrasound (HIFU) for treating prostate cancer and then approved a device as safe for 'prostate ablation.' Is that a mixed message? Medscape Urology
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC--(Marketwired - June 29, 2016) - A new study of large and mid-size medical device companies found a 50-50 split between centralized and decentralized structures. Surveyed s...
Laparoscopic techniques are subject to continuous change and benefit from new developments. Robot-assisted surgery has substantially revolutionized laparoscopy, increasing its distribution; however, i...
Companies are suspicious of FDA motivations in the drawn-out reclassification process for cranial electrotherapy stimulators. But the case also underscores how the agency's efforts to place devices in...
Thermobalancing therapy, provided by Therapeutic Device, which contains a natural thermoelement, and is applied topically in the projection ofthe prostate,was aimed to improve blood circulation in the...
The aim was to perform a feasibility study of the new artificial sphincter device ARTUS in human cadavers. ARTUS is a new electro-mechanical device, which may prevent urethral damage due to a new work...