Zimmer Biomet, Medtronic, Integra LifeSciences & more: 17 device company notes

Written by Anuja Vaidya | September 29, 2017 | Print  |

Here are 17 key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week.

Zimmer Biomet is off the hook for now as after a federal jury rejected a former sales rep's claim he was wrongfully terminated for raising concerns about an orthopedic surgeon customer's practices.


The Federal Trade Commission approved Integra LifeSciences request to purchase DePuy Synthes' Codman Neuro division.


Hurricane Maria, which hit Puerto Rico last week and wreaked considerable havoc on the island's infrastructure, damaged medtech facilities located on the island including a Medtronic facility.


SI-Bone reported one-year results from the iMIA clinical trial, which shows that the iFuse system is safe and effective for patients with chronic low back pain due to SI joint dysfunction.


SeaSpine reported the full commercial launch of its Shoreline Anterior Cervical Standalone System.


Equipped with the CE mark, Mazor Robotics can now push its Mazor X platform to boost orders.


Expanding Orthopedics received FDA approval the FLXfit15 part of the FLXfit 3D Expanding Cage System portfolio.


Providence Medical Technology received FDA clearance for its ALLY Posterior Fixation System.


Mortise Medical received FDA clearance for its LigaMetrics Suture Anchor System.


Benjamin Taylor, MBBS, performed a first-of-its-kind 360-degree spine surgery leveraging a customized combination of Medicrea's proprietary UNiD ASI system technology.


Kingsley R. Chin, MD, implanted the AxioMed Freedom cervical disc during a procedure in Kingston, Jamaica.


More than 100 surgeons across the U.S. have used Stryker's Serrato Pedicle Screws since receiving FDA approval on Aug. 16.


VirtaMed will introduce the first virtual reality simulator for ankle arthroscopy in December.


The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Implanet two additional patents for the company's Jazz platform.


OrthAlign raised $10 million in a series D financing round.


Conventus Orthopaedics named Richard Mott to its board of directors, effective immediately.


Onkos Surgical is launching a new service platform to improve preoperative surgical planning Precision Oncology.


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16 new spine, orthopedic device launches & releases — Aug. 27, 2017
OrthAlign raises $10M in financing for research & development expansion: 5 insights
Onkos Surgical launches Precision Oncology Platform: 5 key points

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