Scopis ENT Surgical Navigation System Cleared in USA & Canada

Scopis, a company specializing in surgical navigation and medical augmented reality, announced today that it has received 510(K) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Canada Medical Device License (MDL) for its breakthrough next-generation surgical navigation products for ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery. … Continue reading


Oral delivery system could make vaccinations needle-free

Patients could one day self-administer vaccines using a needleless, pill-sized technology that jet-releases a stream of vaccine inside the mouth, according to a proof-of-concept study conducted at UC Berkeley.

The study did not test vaccine delivery in people, but demonstrated that the technology, called MucoJet, is capable of delivering vaccine-sized … Continue reading


Edwards Found to Infringe on Boston Scientific Patents in Germany and U.K.

Boston Scientific announced the German District Court of Düsseldorf has determined that Edwards Lifesciences Corporation and its German subsidiary’s Sapien 3™ device infringed two patents of Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. related to the seals for transcatheter heart valves, specifically the German parts of EP 2 749 254 B1 and EP … Continue reading