Japan's JCR Pharmaceuticals has received a nod for JR-031, a human allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell-based regenerative medicine product, from the Pharmaceutical Affairs and Food Sanitation Council's committee on regenerative medicine, the company said in a release.
The FDA has approved the Misago Peripheral Stent System from Terumo to treat peripheral artery disease by restoring blood flow to the leg. Upon the FDA's disclosure Terumo almost immediately said it would launch the device at the ongoing Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
Terumo said it expects to have its first record operating profit in 7 years.
Japan's Terumo, the country's largest medical device maker, will soon offer bonds worth ¥100 billion ($857 million), which would be the country's largest bond offering since May, when two other Japanese companies raised that amount, Bloomberg reports.
BSD Medical said Terumo will distribute one of its key ablation surgical tools into Eastern European markets and the Middle East over the coming months, expanding on a fledgling partnership that has already demonstrated some traction in other European, Western Asian and African countries.
Japanese medical device giant Terumo has inked a deal with CareFusion to jump-start U.S. sales of its IV catheters, counting on its partner's experience and share of the market to boost its stateside revenue.
Terumo is expanding its presence in Turkey with the acquisition of a distributor of blood bank-related medical equipment.
Terumo BCT, the blood-focused division of the Japanese med tech giant, has signed a deal with the U.S. Department of Defense to share costs in the development of a device that can treat donated blood used in emergency transfusions.
Unsatisfied with all its HeartMate success, Thoratec is spending cash to further its share of the left ventricular assist device market, shelling out up to $56.5 million for Terumo's investigational DuraHeart II.
Terumo is planning to hire 416 people in Northern Ireland, expanding the R&D operations at a plant that produces blood transfusion technologies.