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The company found that some common cleaning methods weren’t enough to fully sterilize certain urological endoscopes, and is issuing new instructions for use to ensure the devices will be safe.
Among other Asia deals, Takeda adds to pair of recent gene therapy tie-ups with a CNS-focused cell therapy partnership with Immusoft; earlier it licensed ex-US rights to JCR’s Hunter syndrome drug.
The global market for arthroscopy products and sports medicine implants is expected to reach $6.3bn by 2025, a CAGR of 1.9% from $5.7bn in 2020. The growth is driven partly by rising arthroscopy procedure volumes, expanding indications for joint repair, and patient preference for minimally invasive procedures. COVID-19 and downward pressures on device prices are among the growth barriers.
The US FDA says it has received more than 450 Medical Device Reports since 2017 that describe patient infections following use of reprocessed cystoscopes, ureteroscopes and cystourethroscopes. Three deaths were reported by Olympus Corp.
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