Cleveland Clinic spinout Infuseon Therapeutics said today that its novel central nervous system delivery device won 510(k) clearance from the FDA as a therapeutic delivery device. The company’s Cleveland Multiport Catheter, which won FDA clearance in March, was designed to effectively deliver therapeutics to the brain. Usually, the blood brain barrier prevents drugs delivered in […]
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — The top ten med-tech innovations of 2012, selected by Cleveland Clinic and announced this week spanned the range of health care from detection to treatment to data management.
In the top spot was a system of renal denervation for treatment of high blood pressure. The procedure uses a catheter probe threaded into the renal artery near the kidneys to delivery low-power radio-frequency energy and disrupt nerves, lowering blood pressure.