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Orthopedics and Spine
Centinel Spine Announces IDE Approval of Two Different Prodisc C Devices
Centinel Spine said earlier this week that it won an investigational device exemption from the FDA for a clinical trial of its Prodisc cervical disc implants. New York City-based Centinel acquired the Prodisc assets from Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Synthes in December...
July 19, 2019
Orthopedics and Spine
Medtronic to acquire Titan Spine
Medtronic said last week that it agreed to acquire Titan Spine for an undisclosed amount. Mequon, Wis.-based Titan Spine makes a line of titanium interbody fusion devices featuring a surfacing technology it developed to encourage the ingrowth of bone into the...
May 13, 2019
Orthopedics and Spine
Exactech Announces First Successful Surgeries Using InterSep Bone Void Filler
Exactech, a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for extremities, hip, and knee, announced today the successful first surgery using its new InterSepTM calcium sulfate bone void filler. One of the newest additions to Exactech’s infection-related solutions, InterSep is...
April 17, 2019
Orthopedics and Spine
Stryker Acquires Rotator Cuff Device Maker OrthoSpace
Stryker announced today it has completed the acquisition of OrthoSpace, Ltd., a privately held company founded in 2009 and headquartered in Caesarea, Israel, in an all cash transaction for an upfront payment of $110 million and future milestone payments of...
March 14, 2019
Orthopedics and Spine
Smith & Nephew Discussing $3B NuVasive Acquisition
Smith & Nephew is in discussions to pick up spine-focused medtech developer NuVasive Inc. in a deal that could be worth more than $3 billion, according to a report from the Financial Times released late last week. The companies have not officially commented on the...
February 11, 2019
Orthopedics and Spine
Sirakoss Wins CE Mark for Osteo3 Bone Graft Substitute
SIRAKOSS Ltd, a developer of nanosynthetic bone graft substitutes, announced today it has been granted CE Mark clearance in the European Union (EU) for Osteo3, a novel nanosynthetic bone graft substitute designed to improve patient healing, offering surgeons a more...
February 4, 2019
Orthopedics and Spine
Stryker Installed an Impressive 54 Mako Robots in Q4 2018
Stryker made the market wait for more than a year after FDA approval for the full commercial launch of its Mako total knee product, prompting us to wonder, at the time, if the robot would be worth the wait. It’s safe...
January 31, 2019
Orthopedics and Spine
Medtronic Announces First U.S. Spine Patients Treated with Mazor X Stealth Robotic Surgical System
Medtronic today announced the first U.S. patients treated with the Mazor X Stealth Edition for spine surgery following its recent commercial launch. The Mazor X Stealth Edition offers a fully-integrated procedural solution for surgical planning, workflow, execution and confirmation. The...
January 28, 2019
Orthopedics and Spine
Zimmer Biomet Receives FDA Clearance for ROSA® Knee System for Robotically-Assisted Surgeries
Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance of the ROSA® Knee System for robotically-assisted total knee replacement surgeries. ROSA Knee features 3D pre-operative planning tools and real-time, intraoperative data...
January 25, 2019
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