Medtronic, Life Spine, Misonix & more: 12 device company notes

Written by Anuja Vaidya | August 25, 2017 | Print  |

Here are 12 key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week.

Medtronic reported revenue hit $7.39 billion in the first quarter of the 2018 fiscal year, up 3 percent over the same period last year.

 

Misonix reported revenue reached $27.3 million for fiscal year 2017, reflecting an 18 percent increase over the fiscal year 2016.

 

Misonix appointed Joseph Dwyer permanent CFO.

 

Surgeons performed the first cases with Life Spine's multiple methods of in-situ expansion.

 

CoreLink launched Scaltoff Wire, a stackable guide wire for its Entasis Sacroiliac Joint Fusion System.

 

Julian Price, MD, of Athens (Ga.) Orthopedic Clinic, completed the 1,000th ChoiceSpine TOMCAT anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedure.

 

Martinsburg, W.Va.-based WVU Medicine's Berkeley Medical Center installed the state's first Mazor X by Mazor Robotics.

 

Emerging Implant Technologies acquired a portfolio of patents from Morgan P. Lorio, MD. Dr. Lorio practices at Nashville, Tenn.-based Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics.

 

The top three competitors in the global trauma fixation devices market are Stryker; Zimmer Biomet; and Smith & Nephew.

 

During Spineology's latest round of funding, the company secured $10 million.

 

Bone Biologics Corp. reported the addition of osteoporosis and trauma indications to its portfolio.

 

Cutting Edge Spine named Luke Maher its new director of U.S. sales.

 

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