Here are eight notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week.
DonJoy, a bracing and supports provider and part of the DJO brand, launched the X4 Smart Brace with Motion Intelligence.
Orthofix will likely see $107.65 million in sales for the first quarter of 2018, based on a Zacks analysis.
Xtant Medical and Healthcare International Partners signed a three-year agreement to expand Xtant's products in Latin American markets.
Professor Yong QIU performed China's first spinal deformity surgery using SpineGuard's PediGuard device.
Stryker's neurotechnology and spine division could see growth in the first quarter of 2018, pushing the company's overall growth.
Kineta Chronic Pain signed an agreement with pharmaceutical leader Genentech to develop a non-opioid chronic pain treatment.
Joint Purification Systems, an early-stage medical device company, reported a $7.8 million Series A financing round.
In the first quarter of 2018, Johnson & Johnson reported their orthopedics business, DePuy Synthes, had a slight 1.1 percent growth over the same period last year.