Stryker Corporation announced the commercial launch of the highly anticipated robotic-arm assisted total knee arthroplasty application for use with its Mako System at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting in San Diego. This latest advancement distinguishes the Mako System as the first and only robotic technology that … Continue reading
Medtronic announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Reveal LINQ(TM) Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) with TruRhythm(TM) Detection, an advanced cardiac monitor offering improved accuracy to better identify abnormal heartbeats.
Reveal LINQ ICM with TruRhythm Detection offers exclusive algorithms that result in a 95 percent reduction in … Continue reading
Myriad Genetics announced that it has launched the EndoPredict® test in the United States for patients with ER+ HER2- early-stage breast cancer. EndoPredict is a second-generation test for assessing the 10-year risk of disease recurrence following surgery and for determining which patients can safely forgo adjuvant chemotherapy.
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ViewRay, Inc. announced that the company received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the MRIdian Linac system, the company’s next generation linear accelerator-based MRI-guided radiation therapy system.
“FDA clearance of the MRIdian Linac is a transformative milestone for ViewRay,” said Chris A. … Continue reading
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
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