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Sound Investment: Fresenius Buys into Physicians network for €440m

By Thomas Klein -
Fresenius Medical Care announced today that it bought into the physicians network Sound Inpatients. The company will spend about EUR 440m to acquire the majority stake as part of a recapitalization of Sound.
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'Sound' Investment: Fresenius Buys into Physicians Network for €440m

By Thomas Klein -
Fresenius Medical Care announced today that it bought into the physicians network Sound Inpatients. The company will spend about EUR 440m to acquire the majority stake as part of a recapitalization of Sound.
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New CRRT Device to Treat Newborns with Multiple Organ Failure

By Ute Eppinger -
Italian researchers developed a CRRT machine especially for neonates and successfully used it to treat a newborn with multiple organ failure.
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New CRRT Device to Treat Newborns with Multiple Organ Failure

By Ute Eppinger -
Italian researchers developed a CRRT machine especially for neonates and successfully used it to treat a newborn with multiple organ failure.
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Specialized Clinical Investigation Centres to Boost Medtech Innovation in France

By Bernard Banga -
In France, companies can obtain support from eight centres of scientific excellence to develop their innovations in health technologies.
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Detecting Lung Cancer via Exhalation

By Ute Eppinger -
Researchers at University of Colorado developed a non-invasive, easy and cheap method to detect presence and stage of lung cancer.
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M&A Trends in the Medical Device Industry

By Thomas Klein -
So far, the year has seen some spectacular deals. Here are the major M&A trends that are likely to determine acquisitions in the medtech industry over the next years.
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Next-Generation Bioengineers Develop New Defibrillator Shirt

By Adele Graham-King -
Undergraduate bioengineering students have developed a new lightweight defibrillator ‘shirt’ which will potentially allow patients at high risk of cardiac arrest or serious arrhythmias to wear a user friendly, unobtrusive life saving device.
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Medtech Acquisitions: Why Size Matters

By Thomas Klein -
Medtronic’s acquisition of Covidien was only the latest and most spectacular in a series of takeovers in the medical devices industry, and it won’t be the last. How will the wave of acquisitions change the industry?
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A Cuff Lowering Blood Pressure

By Ute Eppinger -
Stimulating some distinct fibers inside the vagal nerve might be an option for the future of blood pressure treatment.
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