Medtronic Wins In England’s NICE Decision On Implantable Monitors For Stroke Patients; Biotronik And Abbott Lose
UK health technology assessment body NICE says that Medtronic’s Reveal LINQ, which transmits data remotely to doctors, is likely to be a cost-effective use of National Health Service resources.
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Medtronic will launch the LINQ II remotely programmable, insertable cardiac monitor in the US and Europe this summer following FDA clearance. Boston Scientific plans to launch its LUX-Dx monitor later this year. The agency also approved Abbott's Gallant ICD and CRT-D devices, which communicate with Abbott's myMerlinPulse mobile app.
Companies have the opportunity to tell the European Commission what they think about its proposed regulation that would overhaul the rules governing the use of substances of human origin.
Leniolisib has become the first product to be granted accelerated assessment status by the European Medicines Agency this year.