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Medtronic announces US launch of Spine Essentials May 30, 2016 | Business Americas

Medtronic announces US launch of Spine Essentials

DALLAS, USA/DUBLIN, Ireland: Global medical company Medtronic announced the U.S. launch of Spine Essentials, a new platform of spinal implants and instruments designed to make the preparation work for the most common cervical spinal fusion procedures more efficient and help hospital systems manage costs while maintaining quality. The platform was developed in collaboration with leading surgeons and administrators and launched on May 19 at the annual meeting of the Ambulatory Surgical Center Association ...

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Zimmer completes acquisition of Biomet Jul 1, 2015 | Business Americas

Zimmer completes acquisition of Biomet

WARSAW, Ind., USA: Zimmer, a worldwide leader in musculoskeletal health care, has completed the acquisition of Biomet in a cash and equity transaction currently valued at approximately $14 billion, the company recently announced. In connection with the merger, Zimmer has changed its corporate name to Zimmer Biomet Holdings. The company started trading on the New York Stock Exchange and the SIX Swiss Exchange under the ticker symbol ZBH on June 29.

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Global surgical lamps market to grow significantly by 2020 Apr 13, 2015 | Business Americas

Global surgical lamps market to grow significantly by 2020

NEW YORK, USA: According to a new market report published by U.S.-based company Persistence Market Research, the surgical lamps market worldwide is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.6 percent from 2014 to 2020, to reach $728.9 million. While North America is the largest region in the surgical lamps market, Asia represents the fastest-growing region. In addition, the research found that LED lighting is the largest and fastest-growing technology in the market.

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Siemens Healthcare and IMRIS join together to equip Swedish hospital Feb 2, 2015 | Business Americas

Siemens Healthcare and IMRIS join together to equip Swedish hospital

MINNEAPOLIS, USA: IMRIS, a global leader in image guided therapy solutions, has announced that a VISIUS Surgical Theatre with intra-operative MRI (iMRI) will be integrated among four hybrid operating suites Siemens Healthcare recently sold to Sahlgrenska University Hospital in an example of the growing cooperation between IMRIS and Siemens Healthcare. The VISIUS Surgical Theatre is a multifunctional surgical environment that provides unmatched intra-operative vision to clinicians to assist in decision-making ...

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After Covidien acquisition: Medtronic announces executive leadership team Oct 15, 2014 | Business Americas

After Covidien acquisition: Medtronic announces executive leadership team

MINNEAPOLIS, USA: Medtronic has announced the group who will be leading the combined organization after the completion of its acquisition of Covidien. The new company will be formed into four major business groups and cover four geographic regions led by a new executive committee. Omar Ishrak will remain as chairman and CEO of the new company, Medtronic.

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Medtronic to acquire Covidien Jun 20, 2014 | Business Americas

Medtronic to acquire Covidien

MINNEAPOLIS, USA: Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, and Covidien, a global health care technology and medical supplies provider, have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Medtronic will acquire Covidien in a cash-and-stock transaction.

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International medical robots market worth $3,764 million by 2018 Mar 13, 2014 | Business Americas

International medical robots market worth $3,764 million by 2018

DALLAS, USA: The international medical robots market will be worth $3,764 million by 2018, according to a new report on the major market drivers and restraints in North America, Europe, Asia, and the rest of the world. In addition to increasing demand, technological advancements and breakthroughs are expected to drive the growth of this market in the coming years.

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Symmetry Surgical partners with MTG Medical Technology Nov 13, 2012 | Business Americas

Symmetry Surgical partners with MTG Medical Technology

WARSAW, Ind., USA: Symmetry Surgical, provider of surgical instruments and subsidiary of Symmetry Medical, has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with MTG Medical Technology, subsidiary of Neuro-Competence, for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia. The new partnership is to further Symmetry Surgical's global presence and set the stage for further expansion into Europe.

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CONMED Corporation acquires Viking Systems Aug 15, 2012 | Business Americas

CONMED Corporation acquires Viking Systems

UTICA, N.Y., USA: CONMED Corporation, a medical technology company based in Utica, and Viking Systems, worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of 3-D and 2-D visualization solutions for complex minimally invasive surgery, have entered into a definitive agreement through which CONMED will acquire Viking for $0.27 per share in cash. CONMED intends to add the Viking line of 3-D high-definition surgical video products to its product portfolio.

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Indo-American Chamber of Commerce honours Baxter Jul 19, 2012 | Business Americas

Indo-American Chamber of Commerce honours Baxter

GURGAON, India: Baxter India, a subsidiary of global health-care provider Baxter International, has been recognised as the best US company operating in India by the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented at the eighth Indo-American Corporate Excellence Awards ceremony in Mumbai.

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US market for surgical navigation systems to grow moderately Jul 2, 2012 | Business Americas

US market for surgical navigation systems to grow moderately

TORONTO, Canada: The mature U.S. surgical navigation market will grow moderately to a value of nearly U.S.$195 million by 2016, the Millennium Research Group has announced. According to the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the market will see much of its growth coming from expansion into outpatient settings and from surgical navigation manufacturers partnering with imaging manufacturers.

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