Aurora Spine, Exactech, K2M & more — 13 key notes

Written by Anuja Vaidya | January 23, 2015 | Print  |

Here are 13 key notes on spine and orthopedic device companies.

aap Implantate will soon receive two patents from the European Patent Office for developing resorbable magnesium implants.

Amedica and InterMed Resources signed a purchase agreement with HealthTrust.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California stating that Arthrex infringed three patents that KFx Medical possessed.


Aurora Spine completed a non-brokered private placement of common shares.


BioStructures' Silhouette Mineralized Collagen Scaffold received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance.

Blue Belt Technologies reported a strong commercial performance in 2014, which was the first year of commercialization, and that it sold 33 Navio Surgical Systems worldwide.

Orthopedic device company Exactech acquired BlueOrtho, a Grenoble, France-based company focused on computer-assisted surgical technology development and manufacturing.

John Peloza, MD, of Plano-based Texas Back Institute, performed the first surgery in the United Stated with Expanding Orthopedics' FLXfit, the only 3D expandable interbody cage in the world.

Flower Orthopedics released a new anatomic Distal Radius FlowerCube.

Integra LifeSciences released the Integra Reinforcement Matrix, a biological implant that may be used for any type of tendon injury.


K2M filed a registration statement for a follow-on offering.

Spinal Elements received FDA clearance for a full line of interbody devices with Ti-Bond coating.


TissueGen now has a senior scientist position to manage the company's spinal cord injury repair program.

More articles on devices:

Integra LifeSciences releases reinforcement matrix for tendon injuries
The new Amedica: Reorganized as a start-up with focus and ambition
TissueGen to expand spinal cord injury repair program — 5 key updates

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