Medtronic and DaVita Inc. announced the willingness to form an independent and new kidney care-focused medical device company to enhance the treatment experience and outcomes for patients. The intent company will work on the development of a broad suite of novel kidney care products and solutions, including future home-based products.
Becton, Dickinson, and Company (BD) announced the receipt of 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Pristine Long-Term Hemodialysis Catheter. It is a new hemodialysis catheter with a unique side-hole free symmetric Y-Tip distal lumen design developed by Pristine Access Technologies, Ltd., a privately-owned company based in Israel, which was acquired by BD in July 2020.
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