All posts tagged "CareFusion"

  • Regulatory
    CareFusion receives two 510(k) clearances for spine augmentation devices

    CareFusion announced the FDA 510(k) clearances for its 13-gauge AVAmax vertebral balloon system and its 11-gauge AVAmax vertebral balloon system. The new 13-gauge system has a balloon that fits down a 13-gauge cannula, which has a cross-sectional area 37% smaller than the 11-gauge cannula and 50% smaller than the 10-gauge cannula. The...

  • Regulatory
    CareFusion Receives Two 510(k) Clearances For Spine Products

    FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — CareFusion, a BD company (BDX), today announced the U.S. Food...

  • Financial
    Becton Dickinson to buy CareFusion for $12 billion in cash, stock

    BY DEENA BEASLEY (Reuters) – Medical equipment supplier Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX.N) has agreed to buy...

  • Spine
    CareFusion medical device firm shutters Totowa plant, lays off 390 employees

    Medical device and technology company CareFusion will close its Totowa manufacturing plant and lay off 390 employees,...

  • Spine
    CareFusion Receives 510(k) Clearance for Vertebral Augmentation System

    AVAflex® Vertebral Balloon System Enables Targeted Balloon Placement Jan 30, 2014 SAN DIEGO, Jan. 30, 2014 –...

  • Uncategorized
    CareFusion Offsetting Device Tax with Restructuring and Benefits Reduction

    CareFusion (San Diego, CA) is a global medical technology provider, offering systems that reduce healthcare-associated infections and...

  • Spine
    CareFusion Launches Innovative Vertebral Balloon That Gives Surgeons More Options to Treat Spinal Fractures

    SAN DIEGO, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical technology company, today announced the launch of the 11-gauge vertebral balloon for use in the spinal fracture treatment market. (Photo: (Logo: This small-sized vertebral balloon now allows interventional radiologists and spine surgeons to repair vertebral compression...

  • Spine
    CareFusion Announces National Launch of Spinal Fracture Device

    SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical device company, today announced the national commercial launch of the AVAmax® Vertebral Balloon, a minimally invasive device for use during kyphoplasty, a procedure for treating spinal compression fractures. The AVAmax Vertebral Balloon represents a competitive breakthrough and is expected to enhance the...

  • Spine
    Medtronic Spinal & Biologics’ Reign in the US Vertebral Compression Fracture Treatment Market Threatened as New Players Emerge

    WALTHAM, Mass., July 22 /PRNewswire/ — According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, Medtronic Spinal & Biologics, which has dominated the US vertebral compression fracture treatment market for over 10 years, now faces its stiffest competition as new entrants and new products enter the US market. In...

  • Uncategorized
    Let’s Get Ready to Rumble……

    It was announced today that CareFusion, the newest newcomer to balloon kyphoplasty has gone on the offensive by filing an antitrust claim against Medtronic. The complaint, only slightly shorter than the Health Care Reform Bill, is 619 pages full of allegations. Here is a quick breakdown:

  • Spine
    Rival Files Antitrust Claim Against Medtronic

    SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – Carefusion, which makes a minimally invasive treatment for vertebral compression fractures caused by osteoporosis, claims medical device giant Medtronic violated antitrust laws and asserted invalid patents to try to drive it from the market. Carefusion sued Medtronic in a giant, 619-page complaint in Federal Court. Carefusion claims it...

  • Spine
    CareFusion Launches New Device To Help Treat Spinal Fractures

    San Diego, CA /PRNewswire/ — CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical device company, today announced the launch of the AVAmax® Vertebral Balloon, a minimally invasive device for use during kyphoplasty, a procedure for treating spinal compression fractures. CareFusion is the only company in the industry to offer a full line of...

  • Spine
    CareFusion To Challenge Medtronic In Spine-Repair Market

    By Jon Kamp, Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES CareFusion Corp. (CFN) is planning to soon roll out products for repairing spinal fractures that will create fresh competition for Medtronic Inc.’s (MDT) spine franchise. CareFusion, a recent medical-devices spinoff from Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH), is aiming to enter the U.S. market for so-called Kyphoplasty...

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