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December 2019 Approvals Snapshot: Abbott Earns New Approval For CentriMag Circulatory Support System
December’s new medical device approvals include the FDA approval of Abbott Laboratories’ CentriMag circulatory support system for postcardiotomy patients, MicroVention’s FRED system for wide-necked intracranial aneurysms and an expanded indication for Foundation Medicine’s FoundationOne CDx cancer-drug companion diagnostic.
The Woven EndoBridge (WEB) aneurysm embolization system proved relatively safe and effective in the 150-patient WEB-IT trial. The trial results are now published in the Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery.
A snapshot of global medical device and diagnostics approvals recorded during the past week in Medtech Insight's Approvals Tracker. Terumo and Cook each nabbed US FDA approvals for endovascular devices.
US FDA has issued new guidelines to providers because some patients experienced strokes or died after being treated for unruptured brain aneurysms with some neurovascular stents.
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