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Over 13 Million Laparoscopic Procedures are Performed Globally Each Year
Articles, COVID-19, Laparoscopy

Over 13 Million Laparoscopic Procedures are Performed Globally Every Year

October 29, 2020
Based on the recent market study performed by iData Research, over 13 million laparoscopic procedures are performed globally every year. Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that allows a surgeon to access the inside of the abdomen and pelvis through small incisions, (5mm-15mm) eliminating the need for large incisions in the skin. Laparoscopy, also......
LATEST!! Covid-19 Causes Major Impacts on Neurologic Disorders
COVID-19, Neurology & Neurovascular

LATEST!! Covid-19 Causes Major Impacts on Neurologic Disorders

October 20, 2020
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19; SARS-CoV-2) pandemic has affected millions worldwide. There are still many unknowns surrounding this virus yet one thing is for sure, in serious cases the virus causes devastating effect on the body – and not just on the lungs. “Neurology Online Journal“ has published a new study showing that the COVID-19 virus......
Spine

World Spine Day 2020 – BACK ON TRACK

October 16, 2020
October 16th is the official World Spine Day, organized and coordinated by the World Federation of Chiropractors. This year’s theme is Back On Track, celebrating people being able to reactivate and revitalize their bodies by getting out and focusing on effective spine care. World Spine Day is celebrated to raise awareness around the prevention and......
Dental Amalgam vs Composite Materials
Articles, COVID-19 Industry Insights, Dental, Dental Materials

State of the Dental Amalgam Market in the US

October 14, 2020
According to the latest market study by iData Research, the US dental amalgam market size was valued at over $89 million by 2020. Amalgam was the first filling material ever used in dentistry and is essentially an alloy of different metals, primarily mercury (~50%) and silver (~22-32%). Amalgam material was the predominant restorative material up......
Dental, Dental Materials

Top 3 Dental Materials Companies in the US

October 13, 2020
Overview The American population is becoming more aware of the benefits of oral health as more information is provided. With more positives attributed to oral care, the overall dental market has seen an upward trend in more dental office visits for diagnostic and preventative procedures. However, this allowed identifying major threats to oral health and......
Articles, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Over 965,000 Angioplasties (PCIs) are Performed Each Year in the United States

October 7, 2020
According to the latest interventional cardiology procedural analysis by iData Research, over 965,000 angioplasties are performed each year in the United States. An angioplasty, also known as percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), is a procedure that involves stent placement to open blocked or narrowing arteries. Interventional cardiology is primarily applied to the treatment of coronary artery......
Dentsply Sirona’s imaging solution for exceptional patient experiences and greater practice success
Dental, Dental Imaging

Axeos™ – Dentsply Sirona’s Newest Imaging Solution

October 6, 2020
iData Research analysts have found that the continually expanding line of Orthophos devices has given Dentsply a broad range of devices to suit all a clinic’s needs, the Axeos is another addition to their already large suite of devices.   The large range of FoV’s allows for many different treatment areas, including specialized 3D imaging. The......
Teleflex-Arrow-EZ-IO-300x265
Cardiology, COVID-19, Vascular Access

Teleflex Announces Expanded Indications For Intraosseous Vascular Access System

October 2, 2020
Teleflex has announced its receival of 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand the indications for the use of the Arrow® EZ-IO® Intraosseous Vascular Access System. This device is used to provide procedural guidance within the establishment of intraosseous vascular access, especially when intravenous access is difficult to obtain in......
Market Share Shifts due to Smith+Nephew’s Acquisition of Integra LifeSciences
Orthopedics, Small Joints

Radical Market Share Shifts due to Smith+Nephew’s Acquisition of Integra LifeSciences’ Extremity Orthopedics Division

September 30, 2020
Smith+Nephew (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN) have announced that they have an agreement to acquire the Extremity Orthopedics business of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:IART) for $240 million.  Smith+Nephew noted that the portfolio includes devices, implants and instruments designed for shoulder replacement and reconstruction of bones in the hand, wrist and elbow, as well as the foot and......
CapsoCam Plus® is a pill sized capsule endoscopy system
COVID-19, Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal, Patient Monitoring

FDA Allows At-Home Capsule Endoscopy Administration

September 28, 2020
Amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic, The FDA has granted enforcement discretion allowing CapsoVision the ability to launch at-home administration of CapsoCam Plus®. This device consists of a  video capsule system intended for further visualization of the small bowel mucosa in adults.  Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopes are flexible visualization instruments that are inserted into the alimentary canal......
COVID-19 Causes a Significant Drop in Interventional Cardiology Procedure Numbers
Cardiology, COVID-19, Interventional Cardiology

COVID-19 Causes Significant Drop in Interventional Cardiology Procedure Numbers

September 25, 2020
Interventional cardiology is a minimally-invasive technique that uses catheters to treat coronary arterial disease, which is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. These procedures allow the heart to continue functioning at its best moving almost 3,000 gallons of blood every day. Based on the European Heart Journal, cardiovascular disease (CVD)......
Top 5 Insights From the Dental Materials Market in Europe
Articles, COVID-19 Industry Insights, Dental, Dental Materials

Top 5 Insights From the Dental Materials Market in Europe

September 23, 2020
According to the latest study by iData, the European Dental Materials market size is estimated to be at around €700 million in 2020. While the COVID19 pandemic had a major negative impact on the entire dental industry, the European market is expected to return to its pre-COVID numbers within the next two years and reach a......
Investigational Intrepid™ Transcatheter Valve System
Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology

FDA Grants Medtronic Breakthrough Device Designation for Transcatheter Valve System

September 17, 2020
The FDA Breakthrough Devices Program enables manufacturers to streamline the market clearance/approval process for specific medical devices. Medtronic received the breakthrough device designation for its investigational Intrepid™ transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement (TTVR) system. The FDA has also approved an early feasibility study for the device. The new TTVR system will help treat tricuspid valve regurgitation,......
Once swallowed, this capsule is designed to collect bacteria throughout the gut. A scientist unscrews the cap to retrieve the sample after the capsule has left the digestive system.
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal, Patient Monitoring

New Cost-effective Microcapsule Used for Endoscopies

August 31, 2020
Gastrointestinal testing and surveying methods, such as endoscopies and colonoscopies, are often very invasive and are limited in how much of the small intestine they can reach. Thus, there is a need to develop devices or techniques that can both increase the visibility of the gastrointestinal tract and decrease invasiveness while preserving functionality. Pill-shaped forms......
B. Braun Gains FDA Clearance for SpaceStation MRI
Diagnostics, Infusion Therapy, Medical Imaging, Patient Monitoring

B. Braun Gains FDA Clearance for SpaceStation MRI

August 31, 2020
B. Braun has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its MRI system SpaceStation MRI. Based out of Germany, B. Braun is a leader of infusion therapy and medical imaging devices, as well as a variety of other medical devices. This new imaging technology differs from other MRI systems as it can be used with the Space......
Fitbit Used to Track COVID-19 Symptoms Remotely
Cardiac Rhythm Management, COVID-19, Diagnostics, Patient Monitoring

Fitbit Used for Early Detection of COVID-19 Symptoms

August 28, 2020
Currently, the demand for healthcare workers and facilities is extraordinarily high in areas heavily affected by COVID-19. The demand for patient monitoring devices is also high. One of the biggest challenges in reducing the spread of the virus is contact tracing, which is made difficult through a high demand for health personnel, and because of......
New Diabetes Test Using Smartphone and Deep Learning
Diabetes, Patient Monitoring

New Diabetes Test Using Smartphone and Deep Learning

August 27, 2020
Researchers at UCSF have developed a method to help detect diabetes using a smartphone. They have developed a deep-learning technology that can be combined with a mobile app to offer a low-cost method of detecting diabetes. Instant Heart Rate Measurement The Azumio Instant Heart Rate app was recently used as part of the Health eHeart......
COVID-19, Endoscopy, Video & High Tech OR

Top Product Releases to Follow in the Video Endoscopy Market

August 24, 2020
According to the latest study by iData Research, the US Video Endoscopy Equipment market was valued at $972 million by 2020. The US market has been growing consistently over the past few years due to the growing popularity of minimally invasive surgery (MIS). Additionally, the market was primarily driven by the replacement of older and......
Fujifilm Partners with Caresyntax to Provide New Operating Room and Interventional Integration Platform
Endoscopy, Medical Imaging, Video & High Tech OR

Fujifilm Partners with Caresyntax to Provide New Operating Room and Interventional Integration Platform

August 24, 2020
Fujifilm Medical Systems has announced they will partner with Caresyntax to develop Fujifilm Systems Integration. Caresyntax, a major developer in automation in surgical equipment and procedures, will be supplying their innovative automation intelligence to help create this Systems Integration. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increased need for streamlined surgical procedures and other hospital......
COVID-19’s Effect on the Immune System During Pregnancy
COVID-19, Womens Health

COVID-19’s Effect on the Immune System During Pregnancy

August 19, 2020
Much like during the initial outbreaks of other coronaviruses, there is little certainty regarding the exact effects of COVID-19, especially long-term. However, data about its effects on pregnant women is starting to accumulate and provide preliminary information and precautions. Both the acute and immediate effects of COVID-19 on the mother and child must be considered,......
US Pelvic Floor Repair Market Value by Segment, 2016-2026
Articles, Womens Health

Astonishing 26.9% Decline of Pelvic Floor Repair Market due to FDA Recalls

August 19, 2020
According to the recent market study by iData Research, the total Pelvic Floor Repair market in the U.S. will consequently decline at a -26.9% cumulative growth rate between the years of 2019-2026. The sharp decline is a result of FDA recalls for all transvaginal mesh devices along with a poor reputation of the sacrocolpopexy surgery.  Pelvic organ prolapse......
Large Joints, Orthopedic Soft Tissue, Orthopedics

Engage Surgical Granted FDA Approval for Cementless Engage Partial Knee System

August 17, 2020
Engage Surgical has gained FDA approval for its Engage Partial Knee system, making it the only cementless partial knee system approved for use in the U.S. It uses Engage’s innovative Anchor technology to provide stability at the tibial surface, and increased compression compared to other techniques. The Engage Partial Knee system is also combined with......
Arthroscopy, Large Joints, Orthopedics

Osso VR Partnering with MicroPort Orthopedics to Provide VR Training Module for Hip and Knee System

August 13, 2020
Osso VR has been providing a virtual surgical training platform to provide an education to medical students who are currently unable to receive in-person training due to COVID-19. They have recently partnered with MicroPort Orthopedics, to provide students with an opportunity to take part in VR training of the surgical techniques used by MicroPort. The......
Top 6 surprising developments in the U.S. Sports Medicine Device market
Orthopedic Soft Tissue, Orthopedics

Top 6 Surprising Developments in the U.S. Sports Medicine Device Market

August 12, 2020
According to the latest study by iData Research, the U.S. sports medicine market was valued at $1.7 billion by 2020. The total market is highly limited by the relatively stable incidence rate of tendon and ligament injuries, which varies greatly among different anatomies and different population groups. In spite of this trend, the level of......
anika announces six new fda approved sports medicine products
Arthroscopy, Orthopedic Soft Tissue, Orthopedics

Anika Releasing Six New FDA-Approved Sports Medicine Products in 2020

August 11, 2020
Anika, an orthopedic device manufacturer based out of Bedford, Massachusetts, has announced the release of six new sports medicine products in 2020. This marks the first time Anika has released new products since acquiring Parcus Medical and Arthrosurface earlier in the year. All six of these products have received FDA approval. They are mainly focused......
Philips Launches Two Portable Biomedical Products In US
Cardiac Rhythm Management, Cardiology, Diagnostics, Interventional Cardiology, Patient Monitoring

Philips Launches Two Portable Biomedical Products In US

August 7, 2020
Philips has announced the launch of two portable biomedical products, after obtaining FDA approval for them: the Tempus ALS and Tempus Pro. Both of the devices are designed for use with Philips’ Intellispace Corsium software. This web-based platform is used to record and upload data real-time, and it can be used for communication. This adds......
New Cardiac Monitor Using Nanogenerators Powered by Human Body
Cardiac Rhythm Management, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

New Cardiac Monitor Uses Nanogenerators Powered by Human Body

August 6, 2020
Researchers at Purdue University have been developing a wearable cardiac monitor that functions by harvesting the energy of the human body. The device uses TENG’s, triboelectric nanogenerators, with polyvinyl alcohol-based contact layers, to monitor cardiac health. If further research shows this technology is viable, this could be a major step forward for all patient monitoring......
Abiomed Impella Granted Emergency Use Authorization to Treat COVID-19 Cardiac Symptoms
Cardiac Rhythm Management, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Abiomed Impella Granted Emergency Use Authorization to Treat COVID-19 Cardiac Symptoms

August 5, 2020
The FDA has granted Emergency Use Authorization to Abiomed for their left-sided Impella heart pumps. These pumps are used to support patients during heart failure and provide left ventricular unloading. The long-term effects of COVID-19 are not yet well-understood. Initially, the most focus was placed on respiratory issues and lung damage, which were the most......
Boston Scientific Granted FDA Approval for Stroke Prevention Device
Cardiac Rhythm Management, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Boston Scientific Granted FDA Approval for Stroke Prevention Device

August 4, 2020
According to iData’s latest Interventional Cardiology market report, Boston Scientific is the leading competitor in this market. Now, they have produced another innovative interventional cardiology device. The FDA has recently approved Boston Scientific’s stroke prevention device, the Watchman FLX, making it available for sale in the US. This device follows the original edition of the......
Artificial intelligence technique preserves patient privacy
Medical Imaging

New Artificial Intelligence Data Analysis Preserves Patient Privacy

July 31, 2020
Artificial intelligence models are becoming more widely adopted for medical purposes. One major area of growth and potential is their use in analyzing MRI scans. Machine learning models have the potential to surpass human detection rates and become more accurate and reliable. Artificial intelligence can be a preferable method of data analysis as it is......
New Cornea Imaging Technique Provides Higher Level of Detail
Diagnostics, Medical Imaging, Ophthalmic Devices

New Cornea Imaging Technique Provides Higher Level of Detail

July 30, 2020
A multi-institutional group of researchers, including some at the Langevin Institute in France, has developed a new optical instrument to view the cornea, using a technique based on optical coherence tomography (OCT). However, this new device matches the curvature of the cornea and provides a larger field of view. This also allows for the viewing......
Vitls Inc. Granted FDA Clearance of Vital Sign Telemonitoring System
COVID-19, Diagnostics, Patient Monitoring

Vitls Inc. Granted FDA Clearance of Clinical-Grade Vital Sign Telemonitoring System for Hospital and Home Use

July 30, 2020
Vitls Inc., a company based out of Houston, Texas, has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Vitls Platform, a telemonitoring system. This platform provides a streamlined process of vital sign monitoring by allowing healthcare providers to view several health metrics from a single device. This clinical-grade platform provides reliable and accurate monitoring in......
Student Designs Guide Device for Visually Impaired People Without Guide Dogs
Robotics & Navigation Devices

Student Designs Guide Device for Visually Impaired People Without Guide Dogs

July 28, 2020
Anthony Camu, a student at Loughborough University in the UK has designed a prototype of a new guide device to provide navigational support for those who are visually impaired and cannot use a guide dog. Guide dogs can be invaluable to those who are visually impaired, but many cannot own them because of allergies, expenses,......
Dental Market
Articles, COVID-19 Industry Insights, Dental

Forecasting The Recovery of Dental Markets after COVID-19

July 28, 2020
In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, most countries took initiatives to close their dental offices to minimize the spread of the virus. As most dental procedures are non-essential, with only about 5% being emergency procedures, dental spending during this time was reduced to near-zero levels. After the first wave of the pandemic was......
Press Release

Boost Your Medical Device Sales with a Total Sales Solution – iData Research

July 22, 2020
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robotic jaw tests medicated gum
Dental, Robotics & Navigation Devices

Robotic Jaw Used to Test Medicated Gum

July 22, 2020
Researchers at the University of Bristol have found promising results after using a robotic jaw to test medicated gum. Medicated gum has the potential to be a useful method of drug delivery. It could be used to continuously release drugs in a patient at a relatively slow rate. Additionally, it could be a convenient form......
COVID-19, Dental

Dentist Online Provides new Teledentistry Service for Canadians

July 20, 2020
Dentist Online, a new teledentistry platform, was recently established in Canada, joining the growing telehealth movement. This platform is comprised of independent dentists and professionals from 96 Canadian dental clinics. These professionals range from orthodontists, to oral and maxiofacial surgeons, periodontists, endodontists, peadodontists, and prosthodontists. This expansive collection of expertise allows for the platform to......
Dental industry Experiencing unstable growth
COVID-19, COVID-19 Industry Insights, Dental

US Dental Industry in Unstable Recovery as Patient Volumes Increase

July 17, 2020
The US dental industry has experienced multiple difficulties and resurgences over the course of this year. It is currently experiencing overall growth, despite struggling in some areas. Across the US, patient volumes in dental practices are vastly lower than their norms. Patient volumes were at 28% less in the week of June 25th than they......
Nanotechnology Reduces Dental Implant Failure
Dental, Dental Implants

New Nanotechnology may Reduce Dental Implant Failure

July 17, 2020
Dental implant failure is one of the most prominent complications regarding dental implants. According to Dr. Karan Gulati, from the University of Queensland’s school of dentistry, risk of dental implants failing can be around 5-10%, and can be up to 20% for those who smoke. Those of old age or who have underlying health conditions......
Medtronic receives CE mark for Micra AV Pacemaker
Cardiac Rhythm Management, Cardiology, Diagnostics, Interventional Cardiology, Patient Monitoring

Medtronic receives CE mark for Micra AV Pacemaker

July 8, 2020
Medtronic has received a CE mark for its Micra AV Pacemaker, the world’s smallest pacemaker with atrioventricular (AV) synchrony. This device is used to treat AV block, a condition marked by impaired neural signals between atrial and ventricular chambers in the heart. AV block can lead to irregular beat, and in some cases, increased risk......
Boston Scientific Given FDA 510(k) Clearance for Insertable Cardiac Monitor System
Cardiac Rhythm Management, Cardiology, Diagnostics, Patient Monitoring

Boston Scientific Given FDA 510(k) Clearance for Insertable Cardiac Monitor System

July 8, 2020
Boston Scientific has been granted FDA 510(k) clearance for their LUX-Dx insertable cardiac monitor system. This long-term diagnostic device is used to detect arrhythmias from conditions such as atrial fibrillation, syncope, and cryptogenic stroke. The LUX-Dx’s multi-stage algorithm first detects potential arrhythmias, then verifies them. When an arrhythmia is verified, clinicians are immediately alerted, so......
Beckman Coulter Granted FDA EUA for COVID-19 IgG Antibody Test
COVID-19, Diagnostics, Patient Monitoring

Beckman Coulter Granted FDA EUA for COVID-19 IgG Antibody Test

July 7, 2020
Beckman Coulter has been granted Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA for its new COVID-19 antibody test. This approval comes after being tested by the top four in vitro diagnostic manufacturers in the U.S. to validate its efficacy. This test is likely more effective than other tests, as most others test for the immunoglobulin (IgM)......
Abbott Granted FDA Approval for Freestyle Libre 2 iCGM
Diabetes, Diagnostics, Patient Monitoring

Abbott Granted FDA Approval for Freestyle Libre 2 Glucose Monitor

July 7, 2020
The most recent integrated continuous glucose monitor (iCGM) from Abbott, the Freestyle Libre 2, has been granted FDA approval for sale in the U.S. to adults and children over the age of four with diabetes. The Freestyle Libre 2 has several innovative features. It is the only iCGM system that measures glucose levels each minute,......
New Double-Contrast MRI Technique Detects Small Tumors
Medical Imaging

New Double-Contrast MRI Technique Detects Small Tumors

July 6, 2020
MRI is commonly used to identify tumors. New research at UC Davis has developed a double-contrast MRI technique to detect small tumors. This technique makes use of magnetic resonance tuning – a phenomenon wherein two nanoscale magnetic elements interact. One enhances the signal, and one quenches the signal. The degree to which quenching occurs depends......
Articles, Atherectomy, Cardiology, COVID-19 Industry Insights, Peripheral Vascular

Atherectomy Market is Heating Up: Strong Growth and Increasing Competition

July 6, 2020
According to the latest market analysis by iData Research, the U.S. atherectomy market is expected to remain as one of the biggest contributors to the growth of the peripheral vascular market. While often performed in conjunction with other procedures, such as angioplasties, atherectomy procedures have been experiencing double-digit growth rates for the past two years......
Cochlear Ltd. Granted FDA Approval for Three New Hearing Products
Hearing Devices

Cochlear Ltd. Granted FDA Approval for Three New Hearing Products

July 6, 2020
The FDA has granted approval of the Cochlear products Nucleus Kanso 2 Sound Processor, Nucleus 7 Sound Processor for Nucleus 22 Implant users, and the Custom Sound Pro fitting software. Kanso 2 According to Cochlear, the Kanso 2 is the world’s smallest off-the-ear sound processor for cochlear implants. It is also the first of its......
Lithotripsy Procedure Equipment
Articles, Cardiology, COVID-19 Industry Insights, Lithotripsy, Peripheral Vascular

Over 24,000 Intravascular Lithotripsy Procedures to be Performed by 2026 in the US

July 3, 2020
According to the latest market analysis by iData Research, there are over 12,000 intravascular lithotripsy procedures performed in the United States every year. This number is expected to experience incredible growth and double in number by 2026. This growth can be attributed to two main factors: the creation of procedure codes by CMS, and successful......
Laparoscopic Surgery
Articles, COVID-19 Industry Insights, Endoscopy, Laparoscopy

Laparoscopic Surgery Market is Threatened in Light of COVID19

July 3, 2020
Based on the latest Laparoscopic Devices market analysis by iData Research, there are over 2.5 million laparoscopic surgeries performed in the US every year. Laparoscopy remains one of the most common minimally invasive surgical techniques, providing benefits of faster patient recovery, shorter hospital stays, and fewer post-operative complications. However, in the light of the COVID19......
Hernia Repair surgery
Articles, COVID-19 Industry Insights, Hernia Repair, Soft Tissue Repair

Over 1 Million Hernia Repair Surgeries are Performed in the US – Market Overview

July 3, 2020
Based on the latest market study by iData Research, there are over 1 million hernia repair surgeries performed every year in the United States. A hernia is a condition in which part of the intestine bulges through a weak area in the abdominal muscles, so hernia repair involves repositioning this intestine back into the body......
olympus launches evis x1 endoscopy system
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal, Medical Imaging

Olympus Launches its Most Advanced Endoscopy System, EVIS X1

June 26, 2020
Olympus has launched its most advanced endoscopy system to date, titled EVIS X1. This system builds upon previous technology by increasing intuitive control, and including several new features. Firstly, the EVIS X1 contains extended depth of field ability. This provides seamless magnification, and high magnification ability available at the touch of a button. The system......
Over 13 Million Laparoscopic Procedures are Performed Globally Each Year
Articles, COVID-19, Laparoscopy

Over 13 Million Laparoscopic Procedures are Performed Globally Every Year

October 29, 2020
Based on the recent market study performed by iData Research, over 13 million laparoscopic procedures are performed globally every year. Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive...
LATEST!! Covid-19 Causes Major Impacts on Neurologic Disorders
COVID-19, Neurology & Neurovascular

LATEST!! Covid-19 Causes Major Impacts on Neurologic Disorders

October 20, 2020
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19; SARS-CoV-2) pandemic has affected millions worldwide. There are still many unknowns surrounding this virus yet one thing is for sure, in...
Spine

World Spine Day 2020 – BACK ON TRACK

October 16, 2020
October 16th is the official World Spine Day, organized and coordinated by the World Federation of Chiropractors. This year’s theme is Back On Track, celebrating...
Dental Amalgam vs Composite Materials
Articles, COVID-19 Industry Insights, Dental, Dental Materials

State of the Dental Amalgam Market in the US

October 14, 2020
According to the latest market study by iData Research, the US dental amalgam market size was valued at over $89 million by 2020. Amalgam was...
Dental, Dental Materials

Top 3 Dental Materials Companies in the US

October 13, 2020
Overview The American population is becoming more aware of the benefits of oral health as more information is provided. With more positives attributed to oral...
Articles, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Over 965,000 Angioplasties (PCIs) are Performed Each Year in the United States

October 7, 2020
According to the latest interventional cardiology procedural analysis by iData Research, over 965,000 angioplasties are performed each year in the United States. An angioplasty, also...
Dentsply Sirona’s imaging solution for exceptional patient experiences and greater practice success
Dental, Dental Imaging

Axeos™ – Dentsply Sirona’s Newest Imaging Solution

October 6, 2020
iData Research analysts have found that the continually expanding line of Orthophos devices has given Dentsply a broad range of devices to suit all a...
Teleflex-Arrow-EZ-IO-300x265
Cardiology, COVID-19, Vascular Access

Teleflex Announces Expanded Indications For Intraosseous Vascular Access System

October 2, 2020
Teleflex has announced its receival of 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand the indications for the use of the...
Market Share Shifts due to Smith+Nephew’s Acquisition of Integra LifeSciences
Orthopedics, Small Joints

Radical Market Share Shifts due to Smith+Nephew’s Acquisition of Integra LifeSciences’ Extremity Orthopedics Division

September 30, 2020
Smith+Nephew (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN) have announced that they have an agreement to acquire the Extremity Orthopedics business of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:IART) for $240 million. ...
CapsoCam Plus® is a pill sized capsule endoscopy system
COVID-19, Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal, Patient Monitoring

FDA Allows At-Home Capsule Endoscopy Administration

September 28, 2020
Amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic, The FDA has granted enforcement discretion allowing CapsoVision the ability to launch at-home administration of CapsoCam Plus®. This device consists...
COVID-19 Causes a Significant Drop in Interventional Cardiology Procedure Numbers
Cardiology, COVID-19, Interventional Cardiology

COVID-19 Causes Significant Drop in Interventional Cardiology Procedure Numbers

September 25, 2020
Interventional cardiology is a minimally-invasive technique that uses catheters to treat coronary arterial disease, which is one of the leading causes of death in the...
Top 5 Insights From the Dental Materials Market in Europe
Articles, COVID-19 Industry Insights, Dental, Dental Materials

Top 5 Insights From the Dental Materials Market in Europe

September 23, 2020
According to the latest study by iData, the European Dental Materials market size is estimated to be at around €700 million in 2020. While the COVID19...
Investigational Intrepid™ Transcatheter Valve System
Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology

FDA Grants Medtronic Breakthrough Device Designation for Transcatheter Valve System

September 17, 2020
The FDA Breakthrough Devices Program enables manufacturers to streamline the market clearance/approval process for specific medical devices. Medtronic received the breakthrough device designation for its...
Once swallowed, this capsule is designed to collect bacteria throughout the gut. A scientist unscrews the cap to retrieve the sample after the capsule has left the digestive system.
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal, Patient Monitoring

New Cost-effective Microcapsule Used for Endoscopies

August 31, 2020
Gastrointestinal testing and surveying methods, such as endoscopies and colonoscopies, are often very invasive and are limited in how much of the small intestine they...
B. Braun Gains FDA Clearance for SpaceStation MRI
Diagnostics, Infusion Therapy, Medical Imaging, Patient Monitoring

B. Braun Gains FDA Clearance for SpaceStation MRI

August 31, 2020
B. Braun has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its MRI system SpaceStation MRI. Based out of Germany, B. Braun is a leader of infusion therapy...
Fitbit Used to Track COVID-19 Symptoms Remotely
Cardiac Rhythm Management, COVID-19, Diagnostics, Patient Monitoring

Fitbit Used for Early Detection of COVID-19 Symptoms

August 28, 2020
Currently, the demand for healthcare workers and facilities is extraordinarily high in areas heavily affected by COVID-19. The demand for patient monitoring devices is also...
New Diabetes Test Using Smartphone and Deep Learning
Diabetes, Patient Monitoring

New Diabetes Test Using Smartphone and Deep Learning

August 27, 2020
Researchers at UCSF have developed a method to help detect diabetes using a smartphone. They have developed a deep-learning technology that can be combined with...
COVID-19, Endoscopy, Video & High Tech OR

Top Product Releases to Follow in the Video Endoscopy Market

August 24, 2020
According to the latest study by iData Research, the US Video Endoscopy Equipment market was valued at $972 million by 2020. The US market has...
Fujifilm Partners with Caresyntax to Provide New Operating Room and Interventional Integration Platform
Endoscopy, Medical Imaging, Video & High Tech OR

Fujifilm Partners with Caresyntax to Provide New Operating Room and Interventional Integration Platform

August 24, 2020
Fujifilm Medical Systems has announced they will partner with Caresyntax to develop Fujifilm Systems Integration. Caresyntax, a major developer in automation in surgical equipment and...
COVID-19’s Effect on the Immune System During Pregnancy
COVID-19, Womens Health

COVID-19’s Effect on the Immune System During Pregnancy

August 19, 2020
Much like during the initial outbreaks of other coronaviruses, there is little certainty regarding the exact effects of COVID-19, especially long-term. However, data about its...
US Pelvic Floor Repair Market Value by Segment, 2016-2026
Articles, Womens Health

Astonishing 26.9% Decline of Pelvic Floor Repair Market due to FDA Recalls

August 19, 2020
According to the recent market study by iData Research, the total Pelvic Floor Repair market in the U.S. will consequently decline at a -26.9% cumulative growth rate...
Large Joints, Orthopedic Soft Tissue, Orthopedics

Engage Surgical Granted FDA Approval for Cementless Engage Partial Knee System

August 17, 2020
Engage Surgical has gained FDA approval for its Engage Partial Knee system, making it the only cementless partial knee system approved for use in the...
Arthroscopy, Large Joints, Orthopedics

Osso VR Partnering with MicroPort Orthopedics to Provide VR Training Module for Hip and Knee System

August 13, 2020
Osso VR has been providing a virtual surgical training platform to provide an education to medical students who are currently unable to receive in-person training...
Top 6 surprising developments in the U.S. Sports Medicine Device market
Orthopedic Soft Tissue, Orthopedics

Top 6 Surprising Developments in the U.S. Sports Medicine Device Market

August 12, 2020
According to the latest study by iData Research, the U.S. sports medicine market was valued at $1.7 billion by 2020. The total market is highly...
anika announces six new fda approved sports medicine products
Arthroscopy, Orthopedic Soft Tissue, Orthopedics

Anika Releasing Six New FDA-Approved Sports Medicine Products in 2020

August 11, 2020
Anika, an orthopedic device manufacturer based out of Bedford, Massachusetts, has announced the release of six new sports medicine products in 2020. This marks the...
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