The spinal implant market in the U.S. is now worth more than $5.5 billion, $1.5 billion of which is made up of minimally invasive spine implants, according to reports from iData Research.
Broomfield, Colo.-based Lanx launched its TIMBERLINE Lateral Modular Plate Fixation system, an anchored interbody device for lateral fusion.
Carlsbad, Calif.-based Spinal Elements relocated its corporate headquarters within the city to an office space with 31,500 square feet more than the original location.
Johnson & Johnson has decided to stop production of its DePuy all-metal hip replacements after Aug. 31, though executives say the decision is not related to safety or effectiveness, according to The Legal Examiner.
Here are seven things for spine surgeons to know for Thursday, May 23, 2013.
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Minneapolis-based Medtronic announced it will cut approximately 500 jobs at its Minnesota facilities and 2,000 jobs worldwide, according to a TwinCities.com report.
Blue Belt Technologies has developed an implant partnership with DJO Surgical to use Blue Belt's NavioPFS orthopedic planning system with DJO's EPIK Unicompartmental Knee System, according to News-Medical.
Bedford, Mass.-based ConforMIS appointed Matthew Scott as its senior vice president of operations.
King of Prussia, Pa.-based Trice Orthopedics has appointed Richard Washburn as President and raised $3 million in start-up capital.
Raynham, Mass.-based Mitek Sports Medicine launched the HEALIX 3.4mm Suture Anchor for rotator cuff repair and the double-loaded minimally invasive partial thickness rotator cuff repair system for the HEALIX TRANSTEND Implant System.
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