Tech Forecast for Managing Diabetes

February 28, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

A closed loop of upgraded sensors and algorithms could ‘put diabetes in the background’
“Vigersky said the company [Medtronic] is aiming [MORE]

Hugo v da Vinci, Smarter Surgery

July 6, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hugo RAS by Medtronic
Medtronic’s surgical robot aims to rival the da Vinci machine with AI and machine learning.  “Emerging AI [MORE]

Computer Vision for Endoscopic Colonoscopy

June 22, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

This piece is about Medtronic’s newly FDA approved “GI Genius” colonoscope.  “Even highly experienced gastroenterologists can miss a polyp while [MORE]

Photonic Device for Measuring Arterial Stiffness

April 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Photonic device measure arterial stiffness
Medtronic, working with nine European research groups, has developed a prototype device for measuring arterial stiffness [MORE]

Wearable Vest Locates Aberrant Heart Beats

March 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medtronic CardioInsight Vest
Heart patients with transient arrhythmias present a problem for diagnosis: if they do not have an arrhythmia when [MORE]

Medicare Coverage for Leadless Pacemaker

March 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Comparison of Traditional and Micra Transcatheter Pacing System
We have followed the technical development of the leadless pacemaker over several years, [MORE]

Data from the World’s Smallest Pacemaker

October 18, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medtronic has released data from the clinical trial of its Micra Transcather Pacing System—i.e. a pacemaker only one-tenth the size [MORE]

A Vitamin-Size Pacemaker

July 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medtronic Micra TPS
Since April of this year, at least two hospitals have implanted Medtronic’s Micra Transcather Pacing device in patients [MORE]

World’s Smallest Pacemaker

July 22, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Micra Transcatheter Pacing System
Cardiac surgeons at Southampton General Hospital (UK) used a catheter to thread a pill-sized pacemaker through the [MORE]

Most Profitable in Medical Devices

December 3, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

ResMed S9 Elite
Surgical dexterity, slow heartbeats, and sleep apnea are the drivers of the three most profitable medtech manufactures: [MORE]

Artificial Pancreas in Clinical Trial

October 1, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medtronics Artificial Pancreas
Both Medtronic (Minneapolis, MN) and Johnson & Johnson (New Brunswick, NJ) are developing artificial pancreases [MORE]

Hypertension Device Market

July 24, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

In most cases, hypertensives control their blood pressure with medications, but for about one third of those patients, drugs [MORE]

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Now in Trials

January 10, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medtronic "Enlite"
Last November, Medtronic began clinical trials of its “Enlite” sensor that continuously monitors glucose levels over six days.  [MORE]

Drug-Device Strategy for Parkinson’s

May 31, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Contrasting to the previous piece, Eli Lilly and Medtronic are collaborating on a new drug and companion device to [MORE]