Zimmer Biomet, Stryker, J&J & more: 26 key notes — AAOS edition

Written by Anuja Vaidya | March 04, 2016 | Print  |

Here are 26 key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies over the past week.

Amedica partnered with Celling Biosciences on research and development of biologically enhanced implants.


 
Atlas Spine exclusively licensed its True Position Pivoting Spacer System patents to Spine Wave.


 
Bioventus introduced its GELSYN-3, CellXtract and SIGNAFUSE Bioactive Bonegraft Putty.

 

The FDA cleared Captiva Spine's larger diameter screws within the TowerLOX MIS Pedicle Screw System and CapLOX II Pedicle Screws System.


 
ConforMIS began the full commercial launch of the iTotal PS customized implant for total knee replacements.

 

The FDA approved CoorsTek Medical's CeraSurf-p ceramic femoral heads used in orthopedic implant systems.


 
EOS imaging and Stryker's European spine business for the U.K. market have signed a co-promotion agreement.

 

EOS imaging received the CE Mark for spineEOS, its online 3D planning software for spine surgery.

 

InVivo Therapeutics added University of Louisville (Ky.) Hospital as a clinical site for The INSPIRE study.

 

InVivo Therapeutics also added Greenville, N.C.-based Vidant Medical Center as a clinical site for The INSPIRE study.


 
A new study shows Invuity's Intelligent Photonics technology for anterior total hip arthroplasty can improve workflow efficiency and patient safety.

 

LifeNet Health and Southwest Florida-based Arthrex have entered a new multi-year agreement to provide access to clinically effective grafts and instrumentation.

 

Medacta showcased the GMK Efficiency Single Use Knee Instruments and Mpact Dual Mobility Acetabular System at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.

 

Medical Compression Systems unveiled ActiveCare Online, the company's next-generation platform for improving the clinical outcomes following total hip or knee replacements.

 

Medtronic's revenues were up in the third quarter of 2016 as the company's Covidien acquisition begins to have a bigger effect.

 

The FDA's approval of Medtronic's Specify SureScan MRI Surgical Leads completed the company's portfolio of full-body MRI conditional neurostimulation systems for chronic pain.


 
OrthAlign received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market its UniAlign system.


 
OrthoSecure changed its corporate name to OpLogix, and launched its implant management suite technology.


 
Precision Spine expanded its total manufacturing facility footprint by 30 percent with the addition of a third building on its Pearl, Miss., campus.

 

Rainbow Medical, a medical device companies' developer, will collaborate with Medos International Sarl, a part of the DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to work on creating novel therapy for treating spinal degenerative disc disease.

 

RTI Surgical named Curtis M. Selquist as chairman of the board and Peter F. Gearen, MD, as vice chairman.


 
Smith & Nephew showcased its new REDAPT Revision Acetabular Fully Porous Cup with CONCELOC Technology at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.


 
Stryker launched its new Xia 4.5 Cortical Trajectory solution for LITe Lumbar Interbody Fusion procedures.

 

Stryker also launched the Aero-C Cervical Stability System for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with uniform compression across the interbody space.


 
Xtant Medical received CE clearance for its Aranax Cervical Plating System and Irix-A stand alone anterior lumbar fusion device.

 

Zimmer Biomet completed the acquisition of Ortho Transmission's transcutaneous osseous integrated skeletal implant technology.

 

More articles on devices:
EOS imaging, Stryker enter into U.K. market-based co-promotion agreement: 3 points
OrthAlign's new UniAlign knee system receives FDA approval: 4 notes
FDA clears Captiva Spine's larger screws for MIS pedicle screw systems: 3 things to know

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