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Medtronic announces US launch of Spine Essentials May 30, 2016 | Business Americas

Medtronic announces US launch of Spine Essentials

DALLAS, USA/DUBLIN, Ireland: Global medical company Medtronic announced the U.S. launch of Spine Essentials, a new platform of spinal implants and instruments designed to make the preparation work for the most common cervical spinal fusion procedures more efficient and help hospital systems manage costs while maintaining quality. The platform was developed in collaboration with leading surgeons and administrators and launched on May 19 at the annual meeting of the Ambulatory Surgical Center Association ...

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Planmeca ProModel technology part of first Nordic facial tissue transplant Apr 14, 2016 | Business Europe

Planmeca ProModel technology part of first Nordic facial tissue transplant

HELSINKI, Finland: Finnish dental manufacturer Planmeca’s ProModel technology has supported the first facial tissue transplant procedure in the history of the Nordic countries. The service, which designs and creates patient-specific surgical guides and skull models from CBCT/CT images, helped surgeons to significantly reduce operating time for the demanding procedure, which was performed at Töölö Hospital in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS).

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Chinese medical device market to burgeon beyond US$50 billion by 2020 Feb 10, 2016 | Business Asia Pacific

Chinese medical device market to burgeon beyond US$50 billion by 2020

LONDON, UK: The Chinese medical device market is set to rise from US$27.7 billion in 2014 to an estimated US$50.8 billion by 2020, expanding at a strong compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.6 per cent, international research and consulting firm GlobalData has reported. According to the company, this substantial increase will be driven by various factors, including the increasing prevalence of metabolic syndrome and chronic diseases, an ageing population, as well as government investment.

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BONESUPPORT presents pilot study on novel bone graft substitute Jan 8, 2016 | Business Europe

BONESUPPORT presents pilot study on novel bone graft substitute

LUND, Sweden: CERAMENT|BONE VOID FILLER, a novel synthetic bone graft substitute developed by Swedish manufacturer BONESUPPORT, has proven effective in the management of benign bone tumours in a prospective pilot study. The study showed that the synthetic bone substitute facilitates complete bone remodelling and therefore prevents both infections and fractures in the long term.

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Zimmer completes acquisition of Biomet Jul 1, 2015 | Business Americas

Zimmer completes acquisition of Biomet

WARSAW, Ind., USA: Zimmer, a worldwide leader in musculoskeletal health care, has completed the acquisition of Biomet in a cash and equity transaction currently valued at approximately $14 billion, the company recently announced. In connection with the merger, Zimmer has changed its corporate name to Zimmer Biomet Holdings. The company started trading on the New York Stock Exchange and the SIX Swiss Exchange under the ticker symbol ZBH on June 29.

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Trend of minimal invasive surgery boosts growth of Chinese stent grafts market Jun 3, 2015 | Business Asia Pacific

Trend of minimal invasive surgery boosts growth of Chinese stent grafts market

LONDON, UK: TechNavio, an independent tech-focused global research firm, has recently published its market research report on the stent grafts market in China, from 2015 to 2019. According to the report, the increased use of stent grafts for aortic dissections is boosting growth in the market, which is expected to post a compound annual growth rate of 10.55 per cent during the forecast period.

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Brainlab wins prestigious Red Dot Award in Product Design May 26, 2015 | Business Europe

Brainlab wins prestigious Red Dot Award in Product Design

MUNICH, Germany: Brainlab, a global leader in medical technology, has received the coveted Red Dot Award in Product Design 2015 for Kick Navigation and Kick EM Navigation. Designed for surgeons to shift easily between applications and move swiftly between departments, Kick was selected for its streamlined design and manoeuvrability, which enhance the system’s ease of use.

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Hungarian plastic surgery clinics find success in medical tourism market May 11, 2015 | Business Europe

Hungarian plastic surgery clinics find success in medical tourism market

CHICAGO, USA: Dental and plastic surgery clinics in Hungary are currently performing well in the medical tourism industry, with significantly increased revenue growth in the first quarter of 2015, as reported by VisitandCare.com, a website for finding and comparing medical treatments. According to the international company, the earnings of its partner Hungarian medical providers have been positively affected by training development, team expansion, and forward-thinking technologies.

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Global surgical lamps market to grow significantly by 2020 Apr 13, 2015 | Business Americas

Global surgical lamps market to grow significantly by 2020

NEW YORK, USA: According to a new market report published by U.S.-based company Persistence Market Research, the surgical lamps market worldwide is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.6 percent from 2014 to 2020, to reach $728.9 million. While North America is the largest region in the surgical lamps market, Asia represents the fastest-growing region. In addition, the research found that LED lighting is the largest and fastest-growing technology in the market.

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Siemens Healthcare and IMRIS join together to equip Swedish hospital Feb 2, 2015 | Business Americas

Siemens Healthcare and IMRIS join together to equip Swedish hospital

MINNEAPOLIS, USA: IMRIS, a global leader in image guided therapy solutions, has announced that a VISIUS Surgical Theatre with intra-operative MRI (iMRI) will be integrated among four hybrid operating suites Siemens Healthcare recently sold to Sahlgrenska University Hospital in an example of the growing cooperation between IMRIS and Siemens Healthcare. The VISIUS Surgical Theatre is a multifunctional surgical environment that provides unmatched intra-operative vision to clinicians to assist in decision-making ...

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After Covidien acquisition: Medtronic announces executive leadership team Oct 15, 2014 | Business Americas

After Covidien acquisition: Medtronic announces executive leadership team

MINNEAPOLIS, USA: Medtronic has announced the group who will be leading the combined organization after the completion of its acquisition of Covidien. The new company will be formed into four major business groups and cover four geographic regions led by a new executive committee. Omar Ishrak will remain as chairman and CEO of the new company, Medtronic.

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NeoSurgical honoured with Kinetic Process Innovation Award Jun 30, 2014 | Business Europe

NeoSurgical honoured with Kinetic Process Innovation Award

DUBLIN, Ireland/CHICAGO, USA: NeoSurgical, an international medical device company focused on advancing safer, simpler and superior solutions for laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery, announced today that it has been named the 2014 Vision Award recipient for its innovative engineering of neoClose. The Kinetic Process Innovation Award recognises companies that demonstrate innovation and focuses on significant benefits and effectiveness in the industry it serves, the medical device industry ...

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