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News Briefs: Boston Sci’s DES Approval; Bard’s Drug-Coated Balloon Submission

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Product approvals from Boston Scientific, Bruker and Sorin. Bard completes drug-coated balloon PMA. HHS OIG amends Synthes corporate integrity agreement.

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