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Private equity firm invests in UK centre performing EVLA for varicose...

A private equity firm, Palatine (Manchester, UK), has announced that it has made a “significant investment” into a UK centre—Veincentre—that provides endovenous laser ablation...

Editors-in-chief of major cardiovascular journals claim medical misinformation puts “lives at...

The editors-in-chief of major cardiovascular journals—of both US and European societies—have come together to “sound the alarm” about the dangers of medical misinformation that...

Philips launches Azurion with FlexArm to aid image-guided procedures

Philips launches its Azurion with FlexArm to aid patient imaging and positioning during image-guided procedures. During increasingly complex interventions, clinicians need to quickly and easily...

US FDA plan shakeup of its 510(k) clearance programme

The US FDA has announced plans to modernise its 510(k) clearance programme for approving medical devices for the US market. Data show that about...

One in five UK doctors say understaffing has affected patient safety

The annual census of UK consultants and higher speciality trainees—Focus on Physicians 2017–18—indicates that more than half of all consultants and two thirds of...

Final patient enrolled for iliofemoral venous stent study

Cook Medical has completed enrolment in the first clinical study of an iliofemoral venous stent conducted in the USA under an FDA-approved investigational device...