DePuy Synthes, Smith & Nephew, Alphatec & more: 9 device company notes

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | March 14, 2018 | Print  |

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

In partnership with Wellframe, Smith & Nephew launched a digital platform to allow orthopedic surgeons to track their patients' recovery progress and satisfaction.

 

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reopen the lawsuit against Zimmer Biomet's NexGen knee implants.

 

Alphatec named a new CEO, COO and CMO.

 

Alphatec acquired SafeOp Surgical, a privately held advanced neuromonitoring technology provider.

 

DePuy Synthes launched the ACTIS Total Hip System in the U.S. at the 2018 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

 

Life Spine announced the first clinical use of SENTRY 2 Lateral Plating System.

 

Global pediatric orthopedic company WishBone Medical entered into a license agreement with New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery to develop a novel pediatric hip implant.

 

Globus Medical and Fovia entered a licensing and distribution agreement.

 

After its success the spine market, Globus Medical is now entering the orthopedic trauma market.

 

More articles on devices and implants:
5 things to know about Camber Spine CEO Daniel Pontecorvo
Smith & Nephew launch platform to engage patients, track surgical outcomes: 4 key points
Appeals court upholds Zimmer Biomet's 'win' in NexGen knee implant case: 4 things to know

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