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Stryker recently completed a $764 million acquisition of Chinese-based orthopedic developer Trauson Holdings Company Limited and has its sights set on more acquisitions in the near future, according to Michigan Live.
Lewisville, Texas-based Orthofix International's gross profits dipped in the first quarter, down 17 percent from 2012's first quarter due to substantial declines in spine and orthopedic implant sales.
Zimmer Holdings acquired the business assets of West Chester, Pa.-based Knee Creations, the developer of a proprietary joint preservation treatment Subchondroplasty.
knee boneA new study led by Robert S. Namba, MD, of the department of orthopedic surgery at Kaiser Permanente Orange County and Southern California Permanente Medical Group in Irvine, and published in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, assesses risk factors for deep surgical site infections after total knee arthroplasty.
Here are five orthopedic and spine practice expanding or merging.
Published in Spine
PDP Holdings recently released a statement in strong support for the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General Special Fraud Report of March 26, 2013, on physician-owned distributorships.
Stamford (Conn.) Hospital announced the opening of its Orthopedic and Spine Institute at Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford.
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Here are seven hospitals that are expanding the orthopedic or spine programs.
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127 ASC Industry Leaders will present at the 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference (June 13-15), including Coach Michael Krzyzewski, Geoff Colvin, Brad Gilbert and Forrest Sawyer, as well as 52 Physician Leaders and 25 CEOs.

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Friday, 22 February 2013 16:40

FDA 510(k) Clearance Times Improved in 2011

Data analysis from the Emergo Group showed FDA's 510(k) medical device premarket notification review times improved in 2011, according to Today's Medical Developments.
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