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After a study earlier this year found that fixed endcap duodenoscopes continued to pose a significant risk of infecting patients after being washed, the US agency is now urging providers to switch to newer-designed scopes that reduce or eliminate the risk from reprocessing, such as duodenoscopes that have interchangeable caps. The directive from the FDA is good news for Boston Scientific, which makes a disposable duodenoscope that is close to being approved by the agency.
Pacts In Medtech: Cook Will Sell Ambu’s Duodenoscopes; QXMedical Gets UMinnesota’s Bioresorbable Embolic
Derived from Strategic Transactions, Informa's premium source for tracking life-sciences deals, the bimonthly Pacts In Medtech feature highlights notable technology alliances, R&D partnerships and commercial collaborations. This edition covers industry pacts that were signed in May and June 2019.
The medtech M&A deal count soared in October with a total of 30 deals announced and closed in the month. It was an especially busy month for the orthopedics sector, with a number of high profile deals inked.
Medtronic is moving quickly to increase its market share in airway management and respiratory monitoring and is expanding its product portfolio to help hospitals reduce the incidence of respiratory compromise and preventable adverse events. The company recently acquired Aircraft Medical and its video laryngoscopy business, launched its own laryngeal mask product and identified a wide range of potential applications for its fast-growing capnography product line.
In Vitro Diagnostics
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Surgical Equipment & Devices
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- Ambu AS
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Juan-José Gonzalez, Pres. & CEO
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