Zimmer Biomet, Implanet, Spinal Elements & more: 8 device company key notes

Written by Anuja Vaidya | January 20, 2017 | Print  |

Here are eight key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week.

Bordeaux, France-based Implanet saw a 45 percent jump in spine activity in 2016, compared to 2015.

 

Toulouse, France-based VEXIM reported sales reached $19.8 million in fiscal year 2016, up 33 percent from 2015.

 

Parsippany, N.J.-based Precision Spine received FDA clearance for its ShurFit ACIF 2C anterior cervical interbody system.

 

Carlsbad, Calif.-based Spinal Elements reported the publication of a retrospective study analyzing the Magnum+ ALIF device with Ti-Bond titanium porous coating, which shows a 96 percent success rate of patients "achieving solid arthrodesis at an average of 7.3 ± 2.3 months."

 

Robert D. Delp will assume the role of president, Americas, with Zimmer Biomet later this month.

 

Malden, Mass.-based SpineFrontier improved its MISquito Percutaneous Pedicle Screw System, adding a new configuration, REspond-XL, which aids with rod reduction.

 

Albuquerque-based University of New Mexico Hospital joined InVivo Therapeutics' INSPIRE study as the 30th clinical site.

 

Lewisville, Texas-based Orthofix International reported final resolutions to Securities and Exchange Commission investigations regarding its previous accounting issues and anti-bribery matters in Brazil.

 

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