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News and information for the medical device industry and the companies that drive it
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The FDA today approved Abiomed’s Impella RP heart pump, which the company claims is the only device of its kind cleared for treating right heart failure.

Read more - http://www.massdevice.com/fda-approves-abiomeds-impella-rp-heart-pump/

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The Indian government is considering placing a price cap on medical devices it deems essential, following caps placed on stents and orthopedic knee implants it imposed earlier this year.

Read more - http://www.massdevice.com/indian-govt-mulls-price-cap-essential-medical-devices/

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Boston Scientific is reportedly still considering withdrawing its Synergy absorbable polymer stent from India after being rebuffed by the country’s regulatory body after it sought to oppose price caps implemented earlier this year.

Read more - http://www.massdevice.com/report-boston-scientific-still-seek-pull-synergy-stent-india/

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Hurricane Maria poses a serious threat to medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturing plants in Puerto Rico, with Medtronic reportedly having already shut down one such plant.

Read more - http://www.massdevice.com/report-hurricane-maria-poses-threat-med-device-hub-puerto-rico/

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Hill-Rom has received a $45 million contract with the US Department of Defense to supply hospital equipment and accessories.

Read more - http://www.massdevice.com/hill-rom-lands-45m-pentagon-contract/

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Federal prosecutors have charged former Cleveland Clinic Innovations director Gary Fingerhut for participating in a $2.7 million fraud scheme.

Read more - http://www.massdevice.com/feds-charge-ex-cleveland-clinic-biz-dev-guru-fingerhut-2-7m-embezzlement-scheme/

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Medtronic won FDA approval for its Intellis implantable spinal cord stimulation system and launched it in the US.

Read more - http://www.massdevice.com/medtronic-wins-fda-nod-intellis-scs-launches-us/

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Cambridge Medical Robotics raised $26 million for its Versius robot-assisted surgical device in a Series A round, looking to use funds for validation studies and production.

Read more - http://www.massdevice.com/cambridge-medical-robotics-raises-26m-versius-robot-assisted-surgery-device/

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Tactile Medical shareholders have readied a $109 million stock offering round, according to an SEC filing posted this week.


Read more - http://www.massdevice.com/tactile-medical-shareholders-ready-109-million-offering

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Mazor Robotics closes a 3rd, $40 million funding tranche in a deal with Medtronic l that includes making the Fridley, Minn.-based medtech giant the exclusive global distributor of its Mazor X robot-assisted surgery device.

Read more - http://www.massdevice.com/medtronic-mazor-robotics-close-40m-round
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