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Medtronic has launched its latest cervical surgical technique portfolio, the Cervical Facetlift, according to 4-Traders.
Medical device maker Medtronic has filed a motion to dismiss a whistleblower lawsuit that alleges the company used a paid spine surgeon to promote its product in a medical journal.
Medtronic said it isn't required to provide patients with data collected from its implants, but the company has created a business unit to find new markets for the data it's collecting, according to Biz Journals.
Medtronic has completed a $755 million acquisition of China Kanghui Holdings, a Chinese orthopedic device producer, according to China Daily.
The recent investigation by the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance into the surgeon/industry relationships, scientific publishing and marketing of Medtronic's bone morphogenic protein product InFuse was released earlier this week and confirms reports from the June 2011 issue of the North American Spine Society's The Spine Journal.
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New York Pain Consultants has been selected to partner with Medtronic to provide other physicians on neurostimulation therapies and intrathecal drug delivery therapies.
Published in Pain Management
Medtronic announced it would eliminate 1,000 jobs, with 250 of those jobs from the Twin Cities, according to a Pioneer Press report.
Medtronic's spine revenue dropped 6 percent during the fourth quarter of the 2012 fiscal year to $818 million due to poor United States sales.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced it would end its four year investigation related to off-label use of Medtronic's Infuse for spinal fusions.
Nicholas Mataragas, MD, a spine surgeon with the The Spine Center of Downers Grove (Ill.), which is part of the DuPage Medical Group, has joined Medtronic's faculty.
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