FDA 510(k) Clears CareTaker® Wireless Remote Patient Monitor For Continuous Non-Invasive Blood Pressure (“cNIBP”) and Heart Rate Monitoring using patented Finger Cuff Technology

by Caretaker Medical

Charlottesville, VA April 2016 — CareTaker Medical, a pioneer in wireless remote patient monitoring devices, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued 510(k) clearance for the company’s Wireless Continuous Non-Invasive “Beat-by-Beat” Blood Pressure (“cNIBP”) and Heart Rate Monitor, based on patented Finger Cuff technology.

The wearable CareTaker® monitor enables uninterrupted wire-free and...

Potrero Medical, Inc. Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the Accuryn™ Monitoring System

by PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Potrero Medical, Inc. announced today that it received 510 (k) clearance through the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the company's Accuryn™ Monitoring System, which transforms the traditional urinary catheter into a next-generation diagnostic tool for patients requiring tight fluid management, including patients at risk of sepsis and acute kidney injury.  

Accuryn™ provides accurate, real-time...

Philips receives FDA 510(k) clearance of CT imaging solutions for lung cancer screening

by PRNewswire

AMSTERDAM, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) today announced that any hospital or healthcare facility with one of its indicated computed tomography (CT) models can now become a lung cancer screening center. Philips' suite of CT solutions has achieved 510(k)...

Hologic Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance and Commercial Availability of the Affirm™ Prone Biopsy System, the First 2D/3D™ Imaging-Guided Dedicated Prone Biopsy System

by PR Newswire

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and commercial launch of the Affirm™ prone biopsy system, the first dedicated prone biopsy system to offer both 2D and 3D™ imaging-guided breast biopsies.

“At Hologic, we challenge...

FDA: TransEnterix Surgibot 510(k) submission does not meet criteria for “substantial equivalence”

by Fink Densford for

TransEnterix (NYSE:TRXC) said today that the FDA responded to the 510(k) application for its robotic surgery SurgiBot system, saying that the platform does not meet the criteria for substantial equivalence based on the data and information in the application.

Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based TransEnterix claims SurgiBot as the 1st patient-side robotically enhanced laparoscopy platform, designed...

510(k) of the day--RECIPROCAL LABS Propeller System

RECIPROCAL LABS (doing business as Propeller Health) had a 510(k) cleared in March 2016 (k152882). The Propeller System clearance works with dry powder inhalers systems (DPIs).  The system includes a sensor that is an accessory device intended for single patient use, to assist physicians and patients in recording and monitoring the actuations of prescribed DPI usage for the Diskus devices.

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Helius Medical raises $7 million for portable neuromodulation stimulator

by Brad Perriello for

Helius Medical Technologies (OTC:HSDT) said today that it raised $7.2 million (C$9.2 million) in a Canadian short-form offering and a concurrent private placement in the U.S.

Newtown, Pa.-based Helius said each unit of the offering had a Class A share and a half-share warrant with an exercise price of roughly $1.17 (C$1.50). The company also said it got the go-ahead to list its share on the...

kBLASTER update April 2016: 510(k) search for predicates and successful 510(k) clearance strategy

The kBLASTER database has been updated today with FDA 510(k) clearances from March 2016 and FDA 510(k) splash pages for 510(k)s clearances in April 2016. If you have Saved Searches in your kBLASTER account that meet the parameters of today's imports into the kBLASTER database, you will see blue notification flags in your active kBLASTER account on those Saved Searches, as well as Alert email(s).