Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 24 March 2017 20:03
Matthew T. Hummel, MD, of Edgewood, Ky.-based Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers performed a total knee replacement surgery with Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Stryker's Mako robotic-arm system, according to North Kentucky Tribune.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 24 March 2017 19:29
Here are 10 key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week.
Written by Megan Wood | Friday, 24 March 2017 19:12
Malden, Mass.-based AxioMed released a video highlighting its Freedom Disc's viscoelastic properties.
Written by Megan Wood | Friday, 24 March 2017 19:10
Carlsbad, Calif.-based Alphatec appointed two new executives to its senior leadership team.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 24 March 2017 10:11
Hancock, Mich.-based UP Health System-Portage embarked on a journey to streamline orthopedic implants to make their department more efficient and cost-effective: standardizing implants, according to a report from The Mining Gazette.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 23 March 2017 21:14
Here are five recently launched or released devices.
Written by Adam Schrag | Thursday, 23 March 2017 19:30
Carlsbad, Calif.-based Alphatec Holdings entered into a definitive securities purchase agreement to raise around $18.9 million in private placement of common stock, Series A Convertible Preferred Stock and warrants exercisable for common stock.
Written by Adam Schrag | Thursday, 23 March 2017 19:23
Washington, D.C.-based Association of Medical Device Reprocessors has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Charleston, W.Va.-based Impression Products.
9. Mainstay Medical reports progress with ReActiv8 clinical trial in 2016 financial results — 8 updatesWritten by Megan Wood | Thursday, 23 March 2017 17:23
Dublin, Ireland-based Mainstay Medical reported its full-year 2016 results.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 23 March 2017 17:22
St. Louis-based Barnes-Jewish Hospital's Washington University Pain Center is offering spinal cord stimulation to treat back pain, sans opioids, according to Medical Xpress.
11. Medtronic, DePuy Synthes & Stryker lead North American bone grafts & substitutes market — 7 observationsWritten by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 22 March 2017 22:07
The North American bone grafts and substitutes market is set to reach $2.1 billion by 2023, according to a GlobalData report.
Written by Adam Schrag | Wednesday, 22 March 2017 16:29
Dublin, Ireland-based Medtronic announced the pricing of $2 billion-worth of senior notes.
Written by Adam Schrag | Wednesday, 22 March 2017 16:25
The market for reprocessed medical devices is expected to exceed $5 billion by 2023.
Written by Staff | Wednesday, 22 March 2017 09:46
Invibio launched PEEK-OPTIMA™ in 1999 as the world's first implantable PEEK polymer. The implant material is ideal for spinal surgery because PEEK is radiolucent and has a modulus of elasticity close to bone, reducing stress shielding.
Written by Adam Schrag | Tuesday, 21 March 2017 19:36
Menlo Park, Calif.-based Asterias Biotherapeutics announced the sixth and final patient who was administered AST-OPC1 after complete paralysis has exhibited positive signs following the six month study.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 21 March 2017 17:27
Fibrosis, the creation of dense scar tissue, often occurs around implanted medical devices, which inhibits the devices from performing their intended duties.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 21 March 2017 17:26
Richard H. Bundschu, MD, of Bradenton, Fla.-based Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management, is a principal investigator for a spinal cord stimulator study.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 21 March 2017 17:16
Hartford (Conn.) HealthCare is the first healthcare system in Connecticut to utilize Caesarea, Israel-based Mazor Robotics' Mazor X for spine surgeries.
Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 20 March 2017 20:02
The global robotics market will likely reach $13 billion by 2023, based on a Research Nester report, according to I-Connect007.