The Federal Trade Commission cleared Medtronic to merge with Covidien, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
The Food and Drug Administration granted 40 spine- and orthopedic-related device clearances in October.
Thomas Byrd, MD, performed hip surgery on Oakland A's first baseman and outfielder Brandon Moss, according to an SF Gate report.
Thomas Graham, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Cleveland Clinic, performed wrist surgery on Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Martin, according to a Shanghai Daily report.
The surgical navigation systems market is expected to grow in revenue over the next three years, according to a report from BCC Research.
Centinel Spine released the MIDLINE II, its next generation STALIF Family Lumbar Integrated Interbody fusion device.
The spinal non-fusion devices market is expected to grow over the next four years, according to a Transparency Markets Research report.
Louisiana Back Institute welcomed pain management specialist K. Samer Shamieh, MD, a fellowship-trained spine surgeon.
St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury has a new O-Arm for use during spinal procedures, according to a News 8 report.
Ali El-Mohandes, MD, opened a new pain management center in Cumberland, Md.