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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......
Continuing endoscopy procedures in the context of covid-19
COVID-19 Industry Insights, Endoscopy, Industry News

Continuing Endoscopy Procedures in the Context of COVID-19

June 26, 2020
Endoscopies can present a risk of spreading viral infections, if thorough protective measures are not taken. Bronchoscopes appear to carry the most significant risk. However, most procedures pose some level of risk, including colonoscopies. As continuing endoscopic procedures is integral for supporting some patients’ well-being, it is important to consider strategies to move forward while......
Orthopedics, Spine

Vivex Publishes Initial Clinical Results of VIA Disc Injectable Treatment

June 24, 2020
Vivex is a company based out of Atlanta, Georgia, that specializes in regenerative medicine. Vivex has developed the VIA Disc, an innovative injectable treatment for degenerative disc disease. The first major clinical study regarding this treatment was conducted recently, with promising results. Lower back pain is the leading cause of work disability in the world......
Sirakoss Osteo3 ZP Putty granted 510(k) clearance by FDA
Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics, Spine

Sirakoss Ltd. granted 510(k) FDA clearance for Osteo3 ZP Putty

June 22, 2020
The FDA has granted 510(k) clearance for the Osteo3 ZP Putty from Sirakoss Ltd. Sirakoss is based out of Aberdeen, Scotland, and originated from research conducted out of the University of Aberdeen. Sirakoss produces nanosynthetic bone regeneration products, providing an alternative to other devices used in spine and trauma bone grafts. Products such as these......
COVID-19 Industry Insights, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics, Spine

Moving Forward in the Spine Surgery Industry – COVID-19 Impacts

June 22, 2020
From the onset of COVID-19, changes were made to various facets of healthcare systems, including the Spine Surgery industry. Many of these changes were adopted in a reactionary manner, in order to protect those at risk. However, it has become evident that some of these changes bear issues that must be addressed to ensure optimal......
First augmented reality spine surgery completed with augmedics xvision spine
Medical Imaging, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics, Spine

First Augmented Reality Spinal Surgery Completed in U.S. with Augmedics XVision Spine System

June 22, 2020
Augmedics, a company based out of Chicago, gained FDA approval for the sale of its XVision Spine System in the U.S. in December 2019. Now, this technology has been used for its first spine surgery in the U.S. Using the patient’s CT scan data, the XVision Spine System provides a 3-dimensional visualization of the patient’s......
FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Abiomed Impella RP
Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, COVID-19, Interventional Cardiology

FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization to Abiomed for Impella RP

June 5, 2020
Abiomed has been granted FDA emergency use authorization for its Impella RP – a temporary heart pump to support circulatory system functioning in patients with right side ventricular failure. The FDA has granted EUA for this device to treat COVID-19 patients, as some of them have suffered from right heart failure due to the virus,......
Articles, Cardiology, COVID-19 Industry Insights, Vascular Access

Over 2.7 million PICC line insertion procedures are performed each year in the United States

June 2, 2020
According to the latest vascular access device and accessories market analysis by iData Research, there are over 2.7 million peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) insertion procedures performed each year in the United States. The overall US vascular access market was valued at $4.8 billion by 2020 and is expected to reach $5.7 billion in 2026.......
BardyDx Patch Monitors Coronavirus Patients Prescribed HCQ Experimentally
COVID-19, Medical Imaging, Patient Monitoring

Bardy Diagnostics Given CE Mark for Cardiac Monitoring Patch

June 2, 2020
Bardy Diagnostics‘ 14-day Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (CAM) patches have previously been used in U.S. hospital settings, but they have now been granted a CE mark for these products. The patches allow for a longer period of monitoring than previous products, that were used for 2 or 7-day periods. Longer monitoring periods provide healthcare providers with......
US Vascular Access Catheter and Accessories markets
Articles, Cardiology, COVID-19 Industry Insights, Vascular Access

PICC, CVC, and PIVC insertion accessories are driving market growth in the United States

May 28, 2020
According to the latest market analysis by iData Research, the US vascular access market was valued at $4.8 billion by 2020 and is expected to reach $5.7 billion in 2026. One of the biggest contributors to this growth will be the PICC, CVC, and PIVC line insertion and securement accessories market. This market growth is primarily......
Apenstate Portable X-Ray Granted FDA Approval
COVID-19, Medical Imaging, Patient Monitoring

Aspenstate Portable X-Ray Device Granted FDA Approval

May 27, 2020
The FDA has recently granted clearance for the portable AiRTouch X-ray device developed by Aspenstate to be used for humans. This small, handheld device joins the array of telehealth products being developed recently. This device is paired with a touchscreen for an intuitive interface, and it can upload images directly to clinical storage systems, without......
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
Press Release

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

July 22, 2020
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