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DePuy Synthes, XpandOrtho, Zimmer Biomet & more: 13 device company key notes Featured

Written by  Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 19 May 2017 19:45
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Here are 13 key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week.

DePuy Synthes, a Johnson & Johnson company, received a national contract from the U.S. Department of Defense for its orthopedic products.

 

Orthofix reported a net sales increase of 4.1 percent to $102.7 million in the first quarter of 2017.

 

Stryker Corp.'s subsidiary Howmedica Osteonics reported 95 percent of the additional registered eligible patients for a settlement associated with the company's metal-on-metal hip replacements have enrolled in the settlement program.

 

Stryker Orthopaedics launched the first of a three part video series featuring former NFL player Jerome Bettis and PGA Tour professional Fred Funk on a "Road Trip to a Healthier Lifestyle."

 

Life Spine announced a full commercial launch of its PROLIFT lordotic expandable interbody solution.

 

Xtant Medical entered into a licensing agreement with Sites Medical.

 

XpandOrtho earned FDA clearance for its electronic soft tissue balancing instrument.


 
Forbes named Zimmer Biomet to its "America's Best Large Employers of 2017" list.

 

New York City-based NYU Langone Medical Center installed its third EOS system.

 

Intralink-Spine reported positive data from a safety and feasibility study on its Réjuve System for low back pain, announcing that it demonstrated the safety of the device at six months.

 

Dr. Ralph Mobbs, of Australia-based NeuroSpine Clinic, performed the first AxioMed Viscoelastic Total Disc Replacement in Australia.

 

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare approved OrthAlign's Direct Anterior HipAlign as well as UniAlign.

 

Dan Williamson, founder and CEO of Aspen Medical Products, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award in the Orange County region.

 

More articles on devices:
Stryker expects to make most metal-on-metal hip implant settlement payments by 2017's end
Life Spine unveils PROLIFT lordotic expandable interbody solution: 4 highlights
Xtant Medical enters licensing agreement for Sites Medical's OsteoSync Ti technology: 5 things to know

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