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MAKO Surgical reported a 19 percent increase in revenue for the second quarter of 2013 over the same period last year.

Symmetry Medical reported $101.9 million in revenue for the second quarter of 2013 and net income of $1.2 million.

Symmetry Medical has appointed Ajey Atre president of Symmetry Surgical, according to a company news release.

Brian Cohen, MD, of Adena Health System in Chillicothe, Ohio, was the first U.S. surgeon to use the Arthrex Reverse Universe shoulder implant device, which was approved by the FDA on May 31.
EOS Imaging announced that its system is now being used at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, a top-ranked U.S. hospital for orthopedic care.
medical toolsThe Food and Drug Administration granted 40 orthopedic- and spine-related clearances in May.
Paris-based EOS imaging has expanded its Asian presence with the recruitment of a regional sales manager and new distribution agreements in six countries.
Stryker's orthopedics division has entered an agreement with OrthoSensor to co-market Stryker's Triathlon Knee System and OrthoSensor's VERASENSE instrument system.
Bedford, Mass.-based ConforMIS appointed Matthew Scott as its senior vice president of operations.
William FullerThis article is written by William Fuller, Director of Business Development, DSM Biomedical.

Innovation and constant advancement dominate the medical device industry due to the changing healthcare landscape and patient demand for high quality outcomes. Many of the advances in the medical device industry will come from revolutionary biomaterials that help enable the function of the devices. The impact of these novel biomaterials will be particularly significant to orthopedic implant devices.
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