Merit Medical Systems Inc.
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Start-Up Spotlight: Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions Hopes To Win Regulatory Nod For Embolic Protector For TAVR
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is performed routinely using devices providing protection from stroke as standard of care. However, cerebral embolic protection devices currently available do not capture and remove emboli from all three vessels leading to the brain. The Emblok Embolic Protection System from Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions (ICS) has developed an embolic filter designed to protect all three cerebral vessels during TAVR and remove debris from the entire circulatory system.
Cancer rates are rising worldwide and as diagnostic techniques continue to improve, new surgical ablation devices are becoming crucial weapons in the growing arsenal of cancer treatment tools. These devices allow doctors to burn away tumors with precision, speed and safety, without the side-effects that patients undergoing radical cancer therapy often experience. This article provides an overview of the cancer ablation market, highlights the key players working on these devices and discusses their potential applications. It also includes critical insights from a leading interventional urologist on the pros and cons of using these various technologies in treating prostate cancer.
Market Intel: EU Ortho Close-Up: Rising, But Varying Orthopedic/Spinal Opportunities In 5 European Markets
A rising and more active aging population, and a growing incidence of osteoporosis fractures and back pain – as well as other spine-related issues – are paving the way for companies to bring innovative devices into the hands of orthopedic and spinal surgeons in Spain, Italy, Germany, the UK and France. In this feature, we take a closer look at the prevailing surgical approaches and techniques for selected fracture fixation, spinal surgery procedures, joint replacement, and arthroscopy procedures in each of the five major EU countries, as outlined in a new Meddevicetracker report. We also take a deep dive into the various growth opportunities of select procedures in each EU market and discuss trends.
A Milwaukee cardiologist’s patent claim against Medtronic, Boston Scientific and St. Jude has been refiled in Minnesota after a Wisconsin court dismissed it on jurisdiction questions raised by a recent Supreme Court decision.
- Diagnostic Equipment & Supplies
Surgical Equipment & Devices
- Minimally or Less Invasive
- Therapeutic Areas
- Respiratory, Pulmonary
- North America
- Parent & Subsidiaries
- Merit Medical Systems Inc.
- Senior Management
Fred P Lampropoulos, Chmn. & CEO
Raul Parra, CFO
Ronald Frost, COO
John Knorpp, Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer
Joseph Pierce, CIO
Jason Treft, CTO
- Contact Info
Merit Medical Systems Inc.
Phone: (801) 253-1600
1600 W. Merit Pkwy.
South Jordan, UT 84095-2415
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