Medovex Plans US IDE Trial For Its DenerveX Spine Surgery Device
DenerveX is a unique surgical tool used to ablate the nerve and capsular tissue on the posterior surface of the facet joint. preventing the nerve from reattaching with the goal of creating lasting relief from back pain that otherwise might require spinal fusion and/or treatment with opiate drugs.
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Deals Shaping The Medical Industry, February 2015
Derived from Strategic Transactions, Informa’s premium source for tracking life sciences deal activity, the Dealmaking column is a survey of recent health care transactions listed by relevant industry segment – In Vitro Diagnostics, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, and Research/Analytical – and then categorized by type – Acquisition, Alliance, or Financing. This month’s column covers deals announced December 2014-January 2015.
Exec Chat: Abbott’s Burton Talks About Abbott’s Plans To Address Chronic Pain With SCS
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