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Orthopedics and Spine
Simplify Medical Receives FDA Approval for 1-Level Simplify Disc PMA
Simplify Medical, a privately-held company focused on cervical spinal disc arthroplasty and developer of the Simplify® cervical artificial disc, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approval for the Simplify Disc Pre-Market Application (PMA) for 1-level indications. Simplify Disc achieved...
October 2, 2020
Orthopedics and Spine
Smith+Nephew Acquires Integra Lifescience’s Extremity Orthopedics Business for $240
Smith+Nephew, the global medical technology business, announces that it has agreed to acquire the Extremity Orthopaedics business of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation for $240 million. The acquisition supports Smith+Nephew’s strategy to invest in higher-growth segments. This acquisition will significantly strengthen Smith+Nephew’s extremities...
September 29, 2020
Orthopedics and Spine
THINK Surgical and Total Joint Orthopedics Announce Collaboration on Robotic Knee Surgery
Total Joint Orthopedics (TJO) announced today a new collaboration with THINK Surgical®, Inc., an advanced orthopedic robot technology company based in Fremont, CA. Under the terms of the agreement, THINK Surgical will develop software allowing TJO’s Klassic® Knee System to be implanted...
September 24, 2020
Orthopedics and Spine
Spineology Gets FDA De Novo Grant of Minimally Invasive OptiMesh Expandable Interbody Fusion System
Spineology Inc., an innovator in anatomy-conserving surgery, is excited to announce the FDA grant of its proprietary Spineology Interbody Fusion System, now called the OptiMesh Expandable Interbody Fusion System. The grant follows the successful completion of the SCOUT (Spineology Clinical...
September 22, 2020
Orthopedics and Spine
Cerapedics Announces Canadian Approval of its Next-generation Bone Graft
Cerapedics, a private ortho-biologics company, today announced the Health Canada approval of the company’s next-generation bone graft called i-FACTOR+ Matrix, making it the first market to approve the commercial launch of this product. “We are excited to announce Canadian regulatory...
September 17, 2020
Orthopedics and Spine
FDA Clears SurGenTec Synthetic Bone Graft
SurGenTec, a privately held spine and orthopedic technology company, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its proprietary OsteoFlo NanoPutty- Quadphasic Synthetic Bone Graft. OsteoFlo NanoPutty is a novel bone...
August 27, 2020
Orthopedics and Spine
FDA Clears Life Spine Anterior Lumbar Spacer System
Life Spine, a medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets products for the surgical treatment of spinal disorders, announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to market the PLATEAU-A Ti...
August 6, 2020
Orthopedics and Spine
FX Solutions Receives FDA 510k Clearances for Titanium Nitride Coated Humeral Heads and Glenospheres
FX received 510k clearances for their TiN (Titanium Nitride) Coated Humeral Heads and Glenospheres. The new addition of TiN coated humeral heads and glenospheres adds unique-to-market prostheses to the FX portfolio. The TiN coated humeral heads and glenospheres are identical to the current...
July 20, 2020
Orthopedics and Spine
Mayo Clinic performs first shoulder arthroplasty with Wright Medical mixed reality tech
Wright Medical Group N.V. (NASDAQ: WMGI) today announced that the first shoulder arthroplasty procedure was performed using groundbreaking BLUEPRINT Mixed Reality Technology at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minnesota.  Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, M.D., Ph.D, performed the procedure utilizing BLUEPRINT OR Visualization Mixed Reality software, which provides...
July 17, 2020
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