From Minimus Spine’s European distribution deal to Stimwave receiving FDA clearance, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning.
1. Minimus Spine inks EU distribution deal
Minimus Spine announced in a Dec. 4 press release that it has signed its first European distribution deal with Italian company Moss and has completed its first commercial order. Moss has exclusive distribution rights to distribute in Italy, Germany, Switzerland and the U.K.
2. Elanix, Dermacon sign wound management development deal
Elanix Biotechnologies and Dermacon have signed an agreement to develop progenitor cell medical devices that help accelerate wound healing, according to a Dec. 1 press release. The new devices, called First Cover, will use Elanix’s progenitor cell technology and will be evaluated to accelerate healing in acute and chronic wounds. Dermacon will design progenitor cell matrix-based products for Elanix and guide the development and CE mark processes.
3. CSA Medical launches TruFreeze Rapid AV trial
CSA Medical announced in a Nov. 27 press release that it has enrolled its first patient into a multi-center prospective study that determines the effects of spray cryotherapy on patients who have esophageal cancer. The patient received treatment at the University of North Carolina’s Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing.