The top global medtech industry dynamics identified by the G-MedTech Research team over the past week, briefly presented in multiple languages.

Masimo explores a proposed spin-off of its consumer business, including its consumer audio and consumer health products, while retaining its professional healthcare and telehealth products, to improve the profitability of its healthcare business.

Prince Industries acquires Bradford Machine, a fully automated, tight tolerance precision machining facility, to significantly enhance its medical device capabilities.

StatLab Medical Products acquires Poly Scientific R&D, a well-known manufacturer of high-quality pathology stains, tissue controls, reagents and paraffin for anatomic pathology laboratories.

Medtronic receives the US FDA approval for the Evolut™ FX+ transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system to treat patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis in all risk categories (extreme, high, intermediate and low) in the US.

Synaptive Medical receives US FDA 510(k) clearance for its Modus IR near-infrared fluorescence visualisation module, which is used to visualize indocyanine green fluorescence dye and complements the existing fluorescence offering on its Modus X 4K 3D robotic exoscope.

Abbott receives CE Mark for the Assert-IQ™ insertable cardiac monitor, offering physicians a new option for diagnostic evaluation and long-term monitoring of people experiencing abnormal heartbeats.

Protembis closes €30 million Series B financing led by Sweden-based Segulah Medical Acceleration, Italy-based XGEN Venture, and Germany-based TechVision Fund, to support the Investigational Device Exemption Pivotal Trial of ProtEmbo, a catheter-based cerebral protection system designed to deflect embolic material away from the cerebrovascular circulation during leftsided heart procedures, in particular transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

Laborie Medical Technologies invests in iO Urology, the developer of CarePath®, an at-home, handheld uroflow device that is FDA cleared and used in multiple urology clinics in the US.

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