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Medical Device Market & Industry Briefs, June/July 2012

Executive Summary

Brief summaries of recent medtech market and industry developments. This month we cover recent developments in renal denervation, which may be the next blockbuster device market, MindRay’s acquisition of China’s Wuhan Dragonbio Surgical Implant Co., and the GAO’s report on implantable device use by Medicare beneficiaries.

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