Here are eight key notes on spine and orthopedic device companies:
Second-quarter net sales at NuVasive declined 30 percent to between $202 million and $205 million year over year, according to a preliminary unaudited report. Read more.
Johnson & Johnson's second-quarter orthopedic sales in the U.S. were down 34.7 percent year over year, at $869 million. Read more.
RTI Surgical shareholders have approved the sale of its original equipment manufacturer business to a private equity firm in a $480 million cash deal.
Spine surgeons at Burnsville, Minn.-based Inspired Spine have developed the Trident Sacroiliac Joint Fusion System for the treatment of sacroiliac joint disease.
Potentially elevated endotoxin levels led Zimmer Biomet to issue a recall in Europe of certain polyethylene orthopedic implants for knees, hips and extremities.
Orthopedic implant manufacturer Orthofix has received clearance for its JuniOrtho plating system in the U.S. and Europe, according to a July 20 announcement.
Spine device manufacturer Empirical Spine has completed enrollment for a clinical trial exploring the use of its LimiFlex Paraspinous Tension Band.
An orthopedic surgeon at Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic completed the first shoulder arthroplasty procedure using Wright Medical's Blueprint Mixed Reality technology.