NuVasive, Stryker, Mazor Robotics & more: 14 device company key notes

Written by Anuja Vaidya | February 10, 2017 | Print  |

Here are 14 key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week.

San Diego-based NuVasive saw revenue of $962.1 million for the full year of 2016, an 18.6 percent increase from full-year 2015.


Smith & Nephew reported full-year 2016 revenue hit $4.6 billion, up 1 percent over 2015.


Farmingdale, N.Y.-based Misonix reported net sales totaled $23.1 million in FY 2016, reflecting a 4.2 percent increase over FY 2015.


Kalamazoo, Mich.,-based Stryker Orthopaedics Corp. landed a deal with the Defense Logistics Agency which calls for the medical devices and equipment manufacturing firm to supply the Department of Defense with orthopedic devices.


Thomas Scully, MD, of Tucson, Ariz.-based Northwest NeuroSpecialists, was the first surgeon in the world to perform spine surgery with Life Spine's CALYPSO Midline Retractor System.


Reston (Va.) Hospital Center added the Mazor Robotics' Mazor X system to its award-winning spinal surgery program, becoming the first hospital in the Mid-Atlantic to have the device.


Knoxville, Tenn.-based ChoiceSpine has released its Harrier ALIF system after receiving 510(k) clearance.


Overland Park, Kan.-based Spinal Simplicity received clearance from the FDA to market its newest Minuteman device.


Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer Biomet released the Subchondroplasty Procedure on the international platform.


Paris, France-based SpineGuard earned a U.S. patent for its Dynamic Surgical Guidance technology's bone quality measurement.


Joseph Berman, MD, of Arlington Orthopedic Associates treated knee patients with Active Implants' NUsurface Meniscus Implant as part of the SUN clinical trial.


Castel San Pietro, Switzerland-based Medacta acquired Austrian distributor Vivamed.


AxioMed gathered all of the two-year follow-up data on the Freedom Lumbar Disc for its USA investigational device exemption clinical study.


The collaborative efforts of Toronto-based ReMAP O7 — made up of 7D Surgical, Celestica, Ryerson University and Sunnybrook Research Institute — have produced the 7D image guidance system for spine surgeries.


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