Zimmer Biomet recalls legacy products & more: 10 device company notes

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Here are 10 key notes on spine and orthopedic device companies: 

Zimmer Biomet sent an urgent recall letter to hospitals and surgeons concerning its legacy Biomet products Sept. 25. Read more. 

Conformis and Stryker penned an agreement for technology development, licensing and distribution on Oct. 1.

The FDA recently provided 510(k) clearance for Omnia Medical's Boxcar.

Zimmer Biomet brought Carrie Nichol on board to serve as the company's vice president, controller and chief accounting officer. Zimmer Biomet also entered into a global license agreement with Bactiguard, an infection prevention technology company based in Sweden.

DeGen Medical recently received FDA clearance for its F1 MPS modular pedicle screw system for the Joust minimally invasive procedure.

The FDA recently granted 510(k) clearance for Life Spine's Hinged laminoplasty system.

Brainlab launched Loop-X, its mobile intraoperative imaging robot, at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting in Chicago on Sept. 25.

Abbott received FDA approval for Proclaim XR, a neurostimulation device for people suffering from chronic pain.

Medtronic has received FDA approval to move forward with a prospective, randomized pivotal clinical trial that will examine the use of Infuse in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusions. 

Life Spine announced that the initial surgeries had been performed with the ProLift Lateral Expandable Spacer System.

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