The first implantations of Exactech’s LPI Prime hip replacement system have been made.
Dr. William Sonstein on spine surgeryWilliam Sonstein, MD, FACS, senior partner at Neurological Surgery, chief of neurosurgery at North Shore-LIJ Hospital at Plainview (N.Y.) and co-chief of neurosurgery at St. Joseph's Hospital in Bethpage, N.Y., is among the early adopters of new technologies that may help prevent complications for spine surgery: the Medtronic Aquamantys System, Stryker Sonopet Aspirator and Misonix Sonastar Ultrasonic Aspiration System.
Published in Spine
More than 200 Biomet workers in the United Kingdom will be laid off as the orthopedic device supplier relocates its Swindon business to Bridgend, Wales, according to a Swindon Advertiser report.
Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer has acquired NORMED Medizin-Technik GmbH, a German-based foot and ankle and hand and wrist product developer, for an undisclosed amount of money, according to a Mass Device report.
RSB Spine signed an exclusive distribution and licensing agreement with JMF Group of Thailand, owned by the Mahe Group, to have its spine fusion devices distributed in Asia, Europe and South America.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based MAKO Surgical appointed Ian Dawson as senior vice president of marketing to take over for Ivan Delevic, who will serve as the company's senior vice president of corporate development.
Blue Belt Technologies received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its STRIDE Unicondylar Knee implant.
At the 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference in Chicago, Frank Phillips, MD, and Nameer R. Haider, MD, will give a presentation titled "Key Developments in the Spine Device and Implants Arena."
Published in News and Analysis
San Juan, Calif.-based SI-BONE released the safety data for the first 5,319 patients treated with the company's iFuse Implant System for degenerative sacroiliitis and sacroiliac joint disruption.
Here are six recent partnerships and acquisitions between medical device companies.
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