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2011-08-10 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has launched its Neuromodulation Learning Institute(TM) (NLI), a clinical education program and online resource center for healthcare providers to enhance their knowledge and awareness of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) technology, procedures and techniques. The Company made the announcement during the annual meeting of the International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS) occurring this week in Chicago....

2011-07-18 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today announced that two additional private insurance payers will cover posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) using its Urgent PC Neuromodulation System for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) and associated symptoms. Effective August 1, 2011, Health Care Service Corporation...

2011-05-10 08:00:00

VALENCIA, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bioness Inc. today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its NESS L300® Plus System. The device combines the Company's NESS L300® Foot Drop System with a thigh stimulation cuff, to provide knee flexion and extension in addition to ankle dorsiflexion during gait. The NESS L300 Plus is intended for persons with upper motor neuron injury or disease...

2011-04-08 07:00:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPI) announced that NHIC Corp., the Medicare carrier for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, will cover posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) using Uroplasty's Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System for the treatment of overactive bladder and associated symptoms, effective May 22, 2011. This decision adds approximately 1.8 million lives to those already covered...

2011-03-25 05:00:00

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results from an ongoing prospective study report that a novel spinal neuromodulation device changes the paradigm for patients suffering with low back pain who have not found relief through conventional spinal cord stimulation (SCS). The single-centered results from this ongoing, multi-centered study were presented today at the American Academy of Pain Medicine's 27th Annual Meeting. The results of the study were presented by...

2011-02-17 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYBX) today announced that Dan Moore, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Greg Browne, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Citi 2011 Global Health Care Conference in New York on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed by clicking on the Investors link on the Cyberonics home page at http://www.cyberonics.com on March 3, 2011. The conference...

2011-01-05 14:33:00

NATICK and BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced it has acquired Intelect Medical, Inc., a development-stage company located in Boston. Intelect Medical is developing advanced neuromodulation technologies for deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy. The transaction values Intelect Medical at $78 million with no cash and no debt on its balance sheet. As a result of Boston Scientific's existing equity and debt positions in...


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