AbbVie Strikes Deal to Buy Allergan for About $63 Billion

admin/ iunie 25, 2019/ Fuziune și Achiziție/ 4 comments

Acquiring Allergan delivers a dominant position in the $8 billion-plus market for Botox and other beauty drugs. AbbVie Inc. ABBV -0.42% has reached a deal to buy Allergan AGN -0.95% PLC for about $63 billion, as the two big drugmakers bet a combination will deliver new sources of growth they have struggled to find on their own. The takeover is worth about $188 a share in cash and

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Where’s Robotic-Assisted Surgery Headed?

admin/ iunie 19, 2019/ tehnologii/ 2 comments

Innovators in surgical robotics shared their perspectives at MD&M East’s Medtech Education Hub. Will Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci system be dethroned as the industry leader? Can one robotic platform handle all surgeries? Will autonomous robots take over in surgery? These topics and more were tackled during MD&M East’s June 12 panel discussion, “Robotic Surgery – Visions of the Future.” Led

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Hot Glue Gun and Custom Biocompatible Glue for Wound Closures

admin/ iunie 14, 2019/ tehnologii/ 3 comments

Soft tissue wounds and incisions are generally closed using sutures and staples, but those leave marks behind and can be very unpleasant for patients. In some cases, such as cosmetic surgery, specialty adhesives are used to fuse tissues together. However, these can be toxic and they tend to solidify into a harder form than native tissue. Researchers from Technion-Israel Institute

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Smith & Nephew announces completion of Brainlab Orthopaedic Joint Reconstruction Business acquisition

admin/ iunie 4, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

3 June 2019 Smith & Nephew plc (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, today announces it has completed the acquisition of the Brainlab orthopaedic joint reconstruction business. The acquisition supports Smith & Nephew’s strategy to invest in best-in-class technologies that further its multi-asset digital surgery and robotic ecosystem. The Brainlab orthopaedic joint reconstruction business provides surgeons with digital workflow tools, from

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Knee Replacement Patients Enjoy Life-Changing Surgical Outcomes with RSIP Vision’s Revolutionary AI Solution

admin/ iunie 3, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Innovative AI technology dramatically enhances speed and precision, resulting in greater comfort, easier recovery, and higher quality of life for patients JERUSALEM, May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — RSIP Vision, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI), computer vision, and image processing technology, has announced the release of a new AI module that promises a life-changing impact on the millions of patients who undergo

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