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January 10, 2013News for medical technology professionals

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  • SPR Therapeutics raises more funds for neurostimulation device
    SPR Therapeutics has stretched its Series A funding round to $5 million after raising another $2.8 million. Proceeds will be used to help market the firm's peripheral nerve stimulation device, said CEO Maria Bennett, adding that the first part of the two-phase platform, called Smartpatch, is awaiting CE mark approval and is geared for a late-stage U.S. pivotal trial soon. MedCityNews.com (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Cell therapy/device combo for diabetes treatment is in the works
    Sernova is working on a polymer "cell pouch" system infused with therapeutic islet cells that can administer insulin based on a diabetes patient's blood glucose levels. The device, implanted below the skin in the abdomen using a 15-minute procedure, also will contain the Sertolin local immune protection cell system to prevent transplant rejection. MedCityNews.com (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Philips debuts device to help seniors when they fall
    Philips has introduced a device, worn on the neck, that can be used to alert emergency responders in case of falls and trips among elderly patients. The device, called the Lifeline GoSafe, comes with built-in cellular connectivity that can be activated at the push of a button and integrated sensors that can call for emergency aid automatically during a fall. MedGadget.com (1/8), Computeractive (U.K.) (1/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • FDA gives VertiFlex nod on 2 spinal devices
    VertiFlex said it has been cleared by the FDA to market its Totalis device, which is used in minimally invasive procedures for lumbar spine decompression. The agency also cleared the company's UniVise spinal implant, a spinous process fixation device for use in the lumbar spine with fusion. BeckersASC.com (1/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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