Mexico sues Zimmer Biomet for $2.6M & more: 10 device company notes

Written by Eric Oliver | February 12, 2020 | Print  |

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

Mexico's federal health agency is suing Zimmer Biomet to recover more than $2.6 million the company allegedly made through a bribery scheme. Read more. 

Dominic Kleinhenz, MD, was reportedly the first spine surgeon in Rhode Island to implant the M6-C artificial cervical disc in a patient suffering from cervical disc degeneration.

Medicrea gained FDA clearance for its UNiD IB3D patient-matched interbody cages.

Medtronic and its foundation pledged to donate about $1.2 million to international coronavirus relief efforts.

Aurora Spine closed the final tranche of its non-brokered private placement offering raising approximately $644,891 (858,000 Canadian dollars).

SeaSpine partnered with 7D Surgical Feb. 7 to distribute the company's Machine-Vision Image Guided Surgery system for spine and cranial surgery.

Sanuwave Health on Feb. 7 appointed Tom Price, MD, to its board of directors.

The FDA provided Life Spine 510(k) clearance Feb. 6 for its Steerable Plateau Ti system.

In2Bones on Feb. 6 received FDA approval for its Quantum total ankle system.

Precision OS Technology is using virtual reality to train orthopedic surgeons and educate medical device representatives about complex surgical procedures.

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Wisconsin health system to open ASC — 3 insights
New York hospital opens pediatric surgery center, part of $120M investment
Iowa hospital opens $8.4M surgery center — 3 insights

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