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Philips launches NightBalance for OSA patients

Royal Philips has launched NightBalance, a prescription sleep position therapy device designed for patients with positional obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). A mask-free alternative to existing positional OSA treatments, NightBalance is a clinically validated positional therapy that uses gentle vibrations to encourage users to alter their sleeping positions to help prevent apneas. The new positional OSA […]

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Biedermann to introduce pedicle screw tech in US

Biedermann Motech will soon introduce the Moss VRS pedicle screw system. The Moss VRS System features next-generation pedicle screw technology, which allows the surgeon to lock the polyaxial angle of the pedicle screw at any angle, at any time during surgery. This provides surgeons intraoperative options using a single, highly functional implant. Traditional pedicle screw […]


USFDA approval for robotic ortho system

OrthoSpin Ltd received regulatory clearance from the USFDA for its robotic external fixation system for orthopaedic treatments. OrthoSpin’s external fixation system addresses the two major challenges of today’s manual fixation systems. The system automatically makes pre-programmed adjustments, precisely, and continuously, eliminating manual adjustments and patient training. The external fixation system delivers a better patient experience […]


PhysIOL launches trifocal presbyopia lens

BVI through its PhysIOL subsidiary launched the FineVision Triumf EDOF trifocal presbyopia-correcting intraocular lens for patients undergoing cataract surgery in Europe. The FineVision was the world’s first trifocal lens launched nine years ago, according to a company statement. The FineVision Triumf is designed to improve intermediate vision, particularly important for the changing lifestyle of patients. […]


EC approval for Abbott’s paediatric heart devices

Abbott said the company has received CE mark for the Masters HP 15mm rotatable mechanical heart valve and the Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder and that these are now available in Europe and other countries that recognize the mark. The new treatments, already available in the US, offer young paediatric patients and their families hope when no […]


Encompass 15 channel head coil for MRI systems gets nod

Qfix has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Encompass 15-channel head coil, a diagnostic imaging device for use with the Encompass MR SRS immobilization device. The Encompass 15-channel head coil provides diagnostic quality images for select Siemens 3T MRI scanners. The 15-channel coil allows the user to locate the coil elements close to the patient’s […]


Breakthrough tag for ultrasound system for PAH

SoniVie’s therapeutic intra-vascular ultrasound (TIVUS) system for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) has been granted breakthrough device designation by USFDA. TIVUS is a dedicated therapeutic ultrasound catheter to enhance the treatment of PAH and is inserted into the pulmonary artery during a right heart catheterization procedure. It is designed to ablate nerves associated with […]