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Robert Fischell: When I see a Problem, My Mind Sees Solutions

Posted in by amanda.pedersen on May 23, 2017
The 2017 MDEA Lifetime Achievement Award winner shares a few of his best stories, including how he put Alfred Mann in the medical device business.Amanda PedersenIf you get to be 88 years old, you’ll find you have a lot of good stories to tell. Robert E. Fischell, PhD, is certainly no exception to ... Continue

6 Of The Hottest Trends in Heart Devices

Posted in by amanda.pedersen on May 22, 2017
Amanda PedersenBetween the annual Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) meeting and EuroPCR, medtech companies pumped out a lot of cardiovascular news and data over the past two weeks. These were the hottest device trends to emerge from these back-to-back conferences this year.Explore the medtech trends that a... Continue

Is the Latest FDA Setback Rock Bottom for Endologix?

Posted in by amanda.pedersen on May 18, 2017
Endologix now needs to conduct a confirmatory clinical trial for its Nellix endovascular aneurysm sealing system, pushing the projected FDA approval to at least 2020. Endologix’s Nellix EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing (EVAS) system was one of the most hotly anticipated medical devices of 2016, ... Continue