Medtronic, Zimmer Biomet, Smith & Nephew & more: 15 device company notes

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | September 19, 2018 | Print  |

Here are 15 key notes from orthopedic and spine device companies in the past week.

Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak teamed up with Catalyst CEO Champions for Change.

SpineVision received CE mark approval for its Pivot Link Universal System, a spine deformity correction system.

Zimmer Biomet launched its Mobi-C Cervical Disc for total disc replacement in Japan.

SeaSpine released its 2018 second quarter financial results.

Xtant Medical executed amendments to its credit facility to reduce interest payable and issued warrants for the purchase of more than one million shares of common stock.

Smith & Nephew settled a dispute with ConforMIS over patient-specific instrumentation patents.

Medtronic was recognized as one of the world's leading companies for sustainability by the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index.

Globus Medical acquired the company that markets and develops Surgimap, a surgical planning software platform.

José Antonio Canales, MD, and Antonio Hurtado Padilla, MD, performed the first cases with Life Spine's Nautilis Thoracolumbar Spinal Fixation System at Shriners Hospital for Children in Mexico City, Mexico.

Benvenue Medical completed its divestiture of its vertebral augmentation systems to IZI Medical Products.

Zavation Medical Products acquired Pan Medical U.S. Corp. and now offers a full suite of minimally invasive systems.

Meditech Spine received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Cure Opel-C Plate System, an add-on technology to its Cure ACP System and Talos-C (HA) Interbody Systems.

Spine Wave released its new cervical implant, the Paramount Anterior Cervical Cage.

SpineVision received FDA clearance and CE mark approval for its titanium 3D laser-printed Hexanium Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion cage.

BioMedGPS will release its SmartTRAK robotic and computer-assisted spine surgery module at the North American Spine Surgery Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, Sept. 26 to Sept. 29.

More articles on devices and implants:
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SpineVision to introduce spine deformity correction system: 3 insights
Zimmer Biomet releases cervical disc prosthesis in Japan: 4 notes

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