Stryker, Kuros Bioscience & more: 12 device company notes

Written by Eric Oliver | March 20, 2019 | Print  |

Here are 12 key notes on spine and orthopedic device companies:

Private equity firm Blackstone agreed to acquire orthopedic and anti-rheumatism pharmaceutical company Ayumi Pharmaceutical Corp.

Regenerative medicine company CollPlant renewed its exclusive distribution agreement with Arthrex for its soft tissue repair product Vergenix STR.

The FDA cleared Atreon Orthopedics' Rotium Bioresorbable Wick for healing rotator cuff injuries.

Think Surgical and United Orthopedic entered into a joint marketing agreement to sell their products together.

Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush surgeons have incorporated the Mazor X Robotic Guidance Platform into the spine practice.

Kuros Biosciences received FDA 510(k) approval for its transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion cage.

Stryker acquired OrthoSpace, an Israel-based company focused on technology to treat irreparable rotator cuff tears.

The Orthopaedic Implant Company launched its 5.5 millimeter PEEK Suture Anchor System at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Las Vegas, March 12-16.

Regenerative medicine company IMAC Holdings has a new brand ambassador in former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka.

AxioMed earned CE mark approval for its viscoelastic disc replacement Cervical Disc.

Nvision Medical Technology's Vector Hammertoe Correction System received FDA clearance.

Smith & Nephew acquired a regenerative medicine company for $660 million.

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