• Accelus introduces LineSider modular cortical system

    Medtech company Accelus, a market leader in expandable spine implants, has announced the launch of its LineSider Modular-Cortical System, which provides surgeons with enhanced visualization by allowing the placement of screw shanks early in the procedure, followed by modular tulips and rods at the end. 
  • Aurora Spine's operating tube earns patent

    Aurora Spine earned a U.S. patent for its translucent Ghost Tube, according to a Jan. 29 news release. 
  • NuVasive lays off 157 after merger

    NuVasive is laying off 157 employees at its San Diego headquarters, according to WARN notice data from the state of California.
  • 4 things to know about Centinel Spine's CEO

    Steven Murray is CEO of Centinel Spine. Here are four things to know about him:
  • Spine medtech company earns $30 million in growth financing

    Icotec ag, a company focused on spinal tumor implants, earned $30 million in growth financing from MVM Partners, according to a Jan. 24 news release. 
  • Spine surgeon joins advisory board for Ocutrx Technologies

    Spine surgeon Leonel Hunt, MD, was named to the medical advisory board for Ocutrx Technologies, a company focused on augmented and extended reality.
  • Zimmer Biomet's big 2023

    From a new CEO appointment to several biologics partnerships, last year was a big one for medtech company Zimmer Biomet. 
  • 6 things to know about Medtronic's CEO

    Geoff Martha has been CEO of Medtronic since 2020. Here are six things to know about him:
  • Curiteva gets FDA clearance for Inspire lumbar interbody system

    Curiteva's Inspired 3D-printed lumbar interbody fusion system earned FDA 510(k) clearance, the devicemaker said Jan. 22.
  • SURGLASSES Secures $6.5M Investment to Advance AR Surgical Navigation - Introducing Caduceus S

    In a significant milestone, SURGLASSES has successfully secured $6.5 million in Pre-A funding, led by Taiwania Capital, and supported by renowned venture capital firms, including Integrated Capital, 500 STARTUPS V, L.P. (U.S.), Wisdom Capital Limited Partnership, and Sustainable Impact Capital (SIC). This achievement surpasses the initial $5 million target, highlighting robust investor confidence in SURGLASSES.
  • 5 things to know about Globus Medical's CEO

    Dan Scavilla is CEO of Globus Medical, which merged with spine devicemaker NuVasive in 2023.
  • Stryker's big 2023

    From the launch of new orthopedic applications to new executive leader nominations and appointments, it has been a big year for medtech company Stryker. 
  • 7 things to know about Stryker's CEO

    Kevin Lobo began his tenure as Stryker's CEO in 2012. Here are seven things to know about him:
  • ChoiceSpine shuffles leadership roles

    ChoiceSpine's founders and co-Presidents Marty Altshuler and Rick Henson are now executive advisors of the company after 18 years, according to a Jan. 18 news release.
  • Centinel Spine sees disc replacement sales soar 56% in Q4

    Centinel Spine saw significant growth in its total disc replacement revenue in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to a Jan. 18 news release.
  • Accelus receives $20M investment

    Accelus closed a $20 million debt facility from Symbiotic Capital, according to a Jan. 18 news release.
  • Orthofix inks partnership with MRIguidance

    Orthofix partnered with MRIguidance to distribute the BoneMRI software, according to a Jan. 18 news release.
  • ClearPoint Neuro earns FDA approval for SmartFrame OR stereotactic system

    ClearPoint Neuro earned FDA 510(k) clearance for its SmartFrame OR stereotactic system, according to a Jan. 16 news release. 
  • Medtronic to close 5 manufacturing plants

    Spine and orthopedic device manufacturer and medtech company Medtronic plans to close more than five manufacturing sites and six distribution centers by the end of April, according to a Jan. 9 report from the Star Tribune.
  • Spine tech securing FDA clearance in the last 35 days

    Here are three spine devices and apps earning FDA clearance that Becker's has reported on since Dec. 6: 

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