SpineFrontier, Intellirod & more: 6 device company notes

Written by Eric Oliver | April 10, 2019 | Print  |

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

The Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery in Lima, Ohio, introduced the NAVIO surgical system.

Additive Implants' 3D-printed, titanium alloy SureMAX Cervical Spacer was introduced to the U.S. market in March after receiving FDA clearance.

The U.S. Patent Office granted SpineFrontier a patent for Lesplasty, a laminoplasty device.

The FDA granted Intellirod De Novo approval for Loadpro, a disposable spinal rod strain sensor.

Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Synthes business acquired a surgical robot prototype from Orthotaxy in 2018 and offered a first look at its features during the 2019 AAOS Annual Meeting, March 12-16 in Las Vegas.

The FDA cleared Ortho Clinical Diagnostics' Vitros XT MicroSlides simultaneous testing technology, granting laboratories the ability to run two tests on one slide.

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