Wednesday, 09 January 2013 14:02

Orthofix Launches CONSTRUX Spine Implant

Orthofix has launched its CONSTRUX Mini PEEK Titanium Composite Space System implant for anterior cervical spine.
Nine spine and orthopedic devices were launched or cleared by the FDA in December.
Monday, 24 December 2012 10:51

10 Recent Spine Device Launches & Patents

Boston Scientific launched the Precision Spectra Spinal Cord Stimulator on the European market to provide spine pain relief.
NuVasive has received Japanese clearance for its CoRoent Large Impacted and CoRoent Large Tapered titanium alloy spine implants.
Eric Olson on spinal devicesEric Olson, CEO of Amedica, discusses why his company's proprietary silicon nitride material has been so successful in the spine device market and where the company is headed in the future.
Joe Truhe of PDP HoldingsOne of the biggest expenses in orthopedic and spine surgery is device and implant costs. Providers often pay a premium for name-brand products, many of which are actually commodities, and the sales representatives that come along with them. However, downward pressure on reimbursement is forcing providers to examine healthcare costs and cut those costs wherever necessary to provide true value-based healthcare.
The Food and Drug Administration granted 57 orthopedic- and spine-related clearances in October.
Tuesday, 06 November 2012 09:34

Amedica Names Jay Moyes to Board of Directors

Amedica has named Jay M. Moyes to its board of directors.
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