Some medtech stocks did decline in 2018, but many more increased in value.
Vantage’s roundup of medtech news you might have missed includes Boston Scientific hitting its 11th biz dev deal of the year.
The FDA has made a lot of noise about its plans to make medical devices safer. But these plans are somewhat amorphous; any meaningful steps would likely require…
BTG’s string-of-beads tempts Boston Scientific to shell out £3.3bn ($4.2bn) for the UK company.
Mainstay Medical still hopes for US approval of its Reactiv8 device for chronic back pain despite trial failure.
The world’s first non-implanted vagus nerve stimulator is becoming established as a therapy for headache and migraine. But a move into autoimmune conditions will require…
The Swiss group has succeeded with its internally developed diagnostics, but buying in innovation has served Becton Dickinson well.
Abbott Laboratories has posted decent results for its transcatheter aortic valve, but all-important US pivotal data are in the offing.
In a quiet year for medical devices a couple of studies are still worth watching.