Medtronic, SpineGuard, DJO Global & more: 14 device company key notes

Anuja Vaidya -   Print  |

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

Researchers discovered potential hospital cost savings of $151 per major and $574 per severe spinal surgery when using Deerfield, Ill.-based Baxter International's FLOSEAL, compared to using Somerville, N.J.-based Ethicon's SURGIFLO.


Switzerland-based Medacta International has tripled the impact of resident donations to Rosemont, Ill.-based Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, allowing the foundation to provide investigators with the resources they need to conduct studies.


Medacta International presented the Propel Same Day Surgery Initiative, which combines products with education programs.


Dublin, Ireland-based Medtronic has announced the FDA 510(k) approval of its Kyphon Xpede Bone Cement, a product to treat sacral fractures through minimally invasive operations.


France-based SpineGuard and Flowood, Miss.-based Zavation have announced the successful completion of 20 U.S.-based surgeries using dynamic surgical guidance SmartScrew technology.


St. Paul-based Spineology received expanded FDA clearance of its Elite Expandable Interbody Fusion System.


Vista, Calif.-based DJO Global launched its AltiVate Anatomic Shoulder System.


Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Stryker launched the total knee replacement application for the Mako System robotic arm.

Plainsboro, N.J.-based Integra LifeSciences launched the Titan Press-Fit Reverse Shoulder for Fracture.


Bordeaux, France-based Implanet entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Device Technologies for the Australia and New Zealand markets.


Jason Hannon, a San Diego-based NuVasive insider, sold 24,840 company shares on March 8, 2017.


Overland Park, Kan.-based Spinal Simplicity named Gary Henley an advisor.


Durham, N.C.-based Bioventus will conduct studies to further validate Exogen's ability to reduce fracture risks.


Union City, Calif.-based Mizuho OSI announced the upcoming opening of the Center Of Excellence, its newest customer and employee training center.


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