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Stryker, Mazor & more: 10 device company key notes Featured

Written by  Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 27 December 2016 07:32
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Here are 10 key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week.

Mazor Robotics received three orders for the Mazor X systems from a healthcare organization with facilities in the mid-Atlantic region.

 

The state of Michigan offered Stryker $1 million in an economic development support package to keep its expansion efforts in the state.

 

Amedica reported positive results for its porous silicone nitride device and plans to refile an FDA application with the modified CsC-based cervical implant.

 

The 10th patient was enrolled in the InVivo Therapeutics INSPIRE study which tests the company's Neuro-Spinal Scaffold's efficacy and safety to treat thoracic AIS A spinal cord injury.

 

Stryker CEO Kevin Lobo appeared on CNBC's Squawk CEO Call to discuss the medical device industry and the company's strategy going forward.

 

Misonix appointed Stavros G. Vizirgianakis president and CEO.

 

Safe Orthopaedics earned a CE Mark for the upgraded version of its patented Oak screw for vertebral fractures.

 

Jeffrey Carlson, MD, became the first surgeon in Virginia to perform an L5-S1 anterior lumbar interbody fusion using the Synfix Evolution ALIF System.

 

Ali Araghi, DO, is leading the nation in patient enrolment for the Zyga Technology EVoluSIon Study.

 

Germany-based joimax participated in the German Spine Society's 11th Congress earlier in the month.

 

More articles on orthopedic devices:
22 spine devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in November 2016
The use of 3D imaging to enhance surgical planning & enable patient-specific care
US surgeons see positive results with Carevature's decompression system: 5 key points

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