Johnson & Johnson issues voluntary recall & more: 8 device company notes

Written by Eric Oliver | December 11, 2019 | Print  |

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

Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Synthes is voluntarily recalling its USS II Polyaxial 3D heads, according to an urgent field safety notice issued out of Switzerland Nov. 11.

Tyber Medical is adding a second building in a $3.8 million project at its Bethlehem, Pa.-based manufacturing facility.

LimaCorporate and TechMah Medical received FDA 510(k) approval for the Smart Space Shoulder 3D Planner & 3D Positioner Dec. 9.

Ulrich Medical USA launched its debut rod-screw system for spine surgery Dec. 6

DePuy Synthes launched its Symphony Occipito-Cervico-Thoracic System Dec. 6, expanding its portfolio for the treatment of cervical and thoracic spine disorders.

Hensler Surgical Technologies filed a lawsuit against Tobra Medical over patent infringement.

The investigational arm of Empirical Spine's IDE clinical trial completed enrollment Dec. 4 for its study of the LimiFlex Paraspinous Tension Band.

Orthofix Medical named Kevin Kenny, formerly Medtronic Spine and Biologics' vice president of U.S. sales, its new president of global spine Dec. 5.

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