The U.S. FDA has updated its data on the number of fatalities across globe associated with breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), which has now reach 59 fatalities. That number is up from 33 reported in July 2019 but is also a number the agency continues to assert may be a significant undercount.
Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group Ltd.’s subsidiary Beijing Meiyan Kongjian Biology Medicine Co. Ltd. has acquired an 80% equity stake in Shenzhen Yimei Medical Technology Co. The deal is to be completed via a mix of capital and equity transfers. Sihuan Pharmaceutical is interested in Shenzhen Yimei’s two-in-one patented technology of collimated ultrasound and superficial focused ultrasound.
China’s NMPA has given 10 of Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group Ltd.’s skin repair products medical device registration certificates. The products are developed by its medical aesthetics platform Beijing Meiyan Kongjian Biology Medicine Co. Ltd. The certification is for three scar repair products, four medical dressing and patch products, as well as three skin repair products.