Medtronic, J&J, K2M & more: 13 device company key notes

Written by Anuja Vaidya | May 05, 2017 | Print  |

Here are 13 key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week.

Medtronic notified the FDA of two patient deaths following spine surgeries where the NavLock Tracker was used with non-Medtronic instruments as part of the procedure.

 

Medtronic's Vice President for Global Affairs Pat Shrader visited Congress to discuss the FDA plant inspection process and request changes.

 

Smith & Nephew reported revenue was flat at $1.1 billion for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017.

 

K2M reported total 2017 first quarter revenue hit $61.9 million, reflecting a 9.9 percent increase year-over-year.

 

SeaSpine reported $31.9 million in revenue for the first quarter of 2017.

 

Johnson & Johnson was awarded a $260.5 million contract to supply the U.S. Defense Department with orthopedic devices.

 

Implanet earned the CE Mark for its JAZZ Standalone implant.

 

Macron, Ga.-based Coliseum Northside Hospital began using Mazor Robotics' Mazor X system for spine surgery.

 

Expanding Orthopedics announced first quarter of 2017 was their largest revenue quarter to date.

 

Orthofix International launched JuniOrtho to improve care for pediatric orthopedic and congenital deformity patients.

 

EOS imaging announced the 50th installation of its EOS system in France.

 

NuVasive launched a monthly podcast, MAGEC Matters, which will highlight interviews with pediatric deformity surgeons.

 

Vertebral Technologies partnered with Medikon to distribute its InterFuse products in Turkey.

 

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