Benvenue Medical's Kiva vertebral compression fracture treatment system and Blazer vertebral augmentation system were named by Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management as innovative minimally invasive treatments for VCFs.
Marietta, Ga.-based Amendia plans to nearly double its spine device manufacturing operations, according to City Biz List Atlanta.
Medical device and technology company joimax is hosting four cadaver workshops during April in the U.S. and Germany as part of its holistic education program.
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 11:20

Fixes 4 Kids Relocates to North Dakota

Fixes 4 Kids, a pediatric orthopedic device manufacturer, will relocate its manufacturing from Salt Lake City to Fargo, N.D.
DePuy Synthes Spine parent company Johnson & Johnson reported the acquisition of Synthes and subsequent divestiture of the DePuy trauma business contributed to a 5.7 percent worldwide operational sales growth in the first quarter of 2013.
MAKO Surgical has agreed to settle its patent infringement lawsuit against Stanmore Implants Worldwide and will acquire some of Stanmore's assets.
Stryker has launched three surgical devices in the last few months, including a spine pedicle screw device, according to Michigan Live.
Last fall Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Stryker voluntarily urged physicians to discontinue use of its ShapeMatch orthopedic product, but recently the FDA upgraded the recall to a Class 1, indicating probability of serious health consequences or death, according to Michigan Live.
The Food and Drug Administration granted 31 orthopedic- and spine-related clearances in March.
InVivo Therapeutics Holdings had its investigational device exemption human trial approved by the FDA for a treatment of spinal cord injuries and neurotrauma conditions.
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