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Mölnlycke Acquires German Wound Care Company SastoMed GmbH

As of today, SastoMed GmbH joins the Mölnlycke family, bringing two innovative and complementary products to Mölnlycke's wound care portfolio

CoreLink Announces the Acquisition of Medical Device Company Expanding Orthopedics, Inc.

6/5/18: “This is an exciting time for product development at CoreLink,” said David Castleman, VP of Research and Development.

Surmodics Acquires Thrombectomy Technology Assets from Embolitech, Strengthening Peripheral Vascular Whole-Product Solutions Portfolio

The Embolitech technology offers next-generation innovation that may eliminate the need for the use of thrombolytics, reducing the likelihood of ICU time and bleeding complications that significantly affect patient recovery and outcomes.

Terumo Acquires CE Marking for Ultimaster Tansei Drug Eluting Stent Available in Europe Starting in May

On January 24, 2018, Terumo Corporation received approval to manufacture and sell Ultimaster Tansei in Japan, and it plans to release the product in the second half of fiscal 2018.

ACQUISITION: Patricia Industries Signs Agreement to Acquire Sarnova from Company Founder and Water Street Healthcare Partners

Sarnova was formed in 2008 when Mr. Walter and Water Street merged two leading specialty distributors, Bound Tree Medical and Tri-anim Health Services.

Aesculap, Inc. Acquires Dextera Surgical Inc.

Aesculap will oversee operations in Redwood City, CA to continue the manufacturing and distribution of Dextera's products.

Sharklet Technologies Announces Acquisition by Peaceful Union and New Partnership to Accelerate Development of Medical Devices and Surface Technologies Featuring Sharklet®

The acquisition of the company will enable Sharklet Technologies to accelerate the development of Sharklet for medical devices where chemical-free bacterial inhibition is desired as well as high-touch surfaces prone to bacterial contamination. The company also will accelerate development of a newly enhanced wound dressing technology to encourage healing.

Glaukos Corporation Acquires IOP Sensor System from DOSE Medical for $5.5 million Cash

The DOSE Medical IOP sensor system features a micro-invasive ocular implant that is designed to capture and store a glaucoma patient’s short-interval IOP measurements over extended periods of time, and transmit data to the patient’s physician in order to enhance treatment decisions.