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2014-10-22 23:12:21

Pharmaceutical and medical device company, Endo International, agrees to settlement in an effort to resolve lawsuits involving its vaginal-mesh implants. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 A settlement involving medical device company, Endo International, was recently reached to resolve lawsuits alleging its vaginal-mesh implants are the cause of organ damage and other injury. Flood Law Group, LLP, a nationally esteemed personal injury law firm, has been closely following the...

2014-10-22 23:05:57

According to iData Research’s orthopaedic surgeons survey of knee surgeons from around the world, the competition for brand preference between the top 4 companies that supply orthopedic knee products is too close to call. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Orthopedic surgeons from more than 60 countries were interviewed by iData Research, the leading global authority in medical device market research, at the 2014 American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting held in...

2014-10-22 20:23:24

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Medical Device Market to 2018 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Nearly 70 Countries is a comprehensive publication that enables readers the critical perspectives to be able to evaluate the world market for medical devices. The publication provides the market size, growth and forecasts at the global level as well as for the following countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria,...

2014-10-22 08:32:34

Monitors Proper Device Use and Enhances Patient Compliance SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVACEN Medical announced today that its AVACEN 100 Class II medical device received 510 (k) OTC clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This clearance allows the AVACEN 100 to be marketed over the Internet for: the temporary relief of joint pain associated with arthritis; muscle spasms; and minor strains and sprains. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153513...

2014-10-21 23:09:56

ReportsnReports.com adds “United Kingdom & United States Wound Closure Devices Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. The objective is to provide information that represents the most up-to-date data of the industry possible. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 United States Wound Closure Devices Market Outlook to 2020: “United States Wound Closure Devices Market Outlook to 2020″, provides key market data on the United States Wound Closure Devices Therapy market. The report...

2014-10-21 16:27:47

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive SummaryChina's regulatory framework for medical devices is undergoing radical changes. The country's new leaders have recognized that the regulations for supervision and administration of medical devices are far from perfect along with rapid population growth and thriving economy over the past 30 years. Chinese state council issued the latest "Regulations for the Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices" on February 12, 2014,...

2014-10-21 12:32:03

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- UDI:It Won't Wait Until You Are Ready **Presented by FDAnews and Ombu Enterprises** Nov. 11, 2014 - Chicago, IL Nov. 13, 2014 - Waltham, MA www.fdanews.com/UDIWorkshopILMA Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153319 One Unique Device Identification (UDI) deadline has come and gone. Other deadlines loom in the coming months. Don't risk a 483, warning letter or unhappy customers. The first UDI deadline for Class 3 device...

2014-10-21 08:35:29

NORTHVALE, N.J., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADM Tronics Unlimited, Inc. (OTCQB: ADMT) has announced that S. Vincent Grasso, DO, MSIS, MBA has joined the company as Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO). Dr. Grasso is a surgeon, software architect/informaticist and business strategist with over 20 years of delivering professional services within the international healthcare marketplace. In addition to extensive clinical and information technology expertise, his business...

2014-10-20 08:32:54

Medical device companies need to address new segments and new end-to-end solutions to secure revenue and maintain margins. CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The medical device industry has enjoyed stability, strong growth, healthy margins and above average price-to-earnings ratios over the last 20 years. However, disruptive change is already underway and the future of the industry will be different. Companies will need to look at new segments and end-to-end solutions that are...

2014-10-18 12:21:28

Vision Health Professionals Welcome Proposed New Regulations OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, in a move widely supported by optometrists, ophthalmologists and opticians, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced that Health Canada will be consulting on new guidance for industry that will lead to non-corrective or 'cosmetic' contact lenses being regulated as medical devices. 'Cosmetic' contact lenses (also called decorative lenses) are used to change the colour or...


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