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Press Release | July 13, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – AdvaMed Accel released the following statement from Executive Director Ashley Wittorf on today’s hearing in the House Ways & Means Tax Policy Subcommittee on tax reform and small business growth:
Press Release | July 11, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker regarding the planned vote in the U.S. House on the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017:
Press Release | June 26, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statement from Matthew Wetzel, vice president and assistant general counsel, regarding last week’s filing of an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Ethicon v. Huskey:

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Industry News

PR Newswire
Bio2 Medical today announced the results of the Angel® Catheter pivotal study, "Evaluation of a Device Combining an Inferior Vena Cava Filter and a Central Venous Catheter for Preventing Pulmonary Embolism Among Critically Ill Trauma Patients," published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  The Angel® Catheter met all safety endpoints and demonstrated a significant reduction in clinically significant and fatal pulmonary embolism (PE). The novel device was tested in a...
RealClear Health
Often undiagnosed, an estimated two to six million people in the United States have a serious heart condition called atrial fibrillation, or AFib. As those living with the disease know, complications from the irregular heartbeat caused by the AFib can be potentially devastating: The average person with AFib is five times more likely to suffer a stroke than someone with a regular heartbeat. Fortunately, there is innovative medical technology available today poised to make a real difference in...
Legal Backgrounder
When a doctor implants a medical device, he or she often requests the presence of a representative of the device manufacturer (a “rep”) in the operating room. Some observers are critical of this practice, demanding thatreps be barred from the O.R. At the same time,some lawyersthink repsin the O.R.should be subject to liability in the court system. This Legal Backgrounder explains why reps often play an important, if limited, role in the O.R., and why that role should not expose reps to lawsuits
Business Wire
ALung Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of low-flow extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECCO2R) technologies for treating patients with acute respiratory failure, announced today the closing of a $36 million Series C financing, including existing convertible notes. The round was led by Philips and UPMC, through its innovation and commercialization arm UPMC Enterprises, with other new and existing investors participating. The funding will support a planned US-based pivotal trial for...
Washington Examiner
Imagine for a moment that you are one of the approximately 44 million women in the U.S. affected by cardiovascular disease, or one of the 24 million with osteoarthritis. You'd want access to the most advanced and effective care. Oftentimes, your doctor would recommend a medical technology or device as an essential component of your treatment – placing a stent in a blocked artery or replacing your knee or hip with a new artificial one, for example. ​​​​​​

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