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Mazor Robotics Enters US Spine Ambulatory Surgery Center Market

December 21, 2011 6:20 am | News | Comments

CAESAREA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mazor Robotics Ltd., the leader in innovative surgical robots and complementary products for spine surgery, announced a purchase agreement with NSH Michigan, Inc. The Renaissanceâ„¢ system will be installed at NSH Michigan, Inc.'s affiliate...

MedShape, Inc. Awarded U.S. Patent for Deploying Shape Memory Polymer Devices in Medical Applications

December 15, 2011 5:18 am | News | Comments

ATLANTA, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced that it has been granted a patent from the United States Copyright and Patent Office for its innovative shape memory polymer based technology.

VertiFlex, Inc. Completes Enrollment of the Superion Pivotal IDE Clinical Trial

December 14, 2011 4:16 am | News | Comments

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VertiFlex®, Inc., a leading innovator of minimally invasive and motion preserving spinal surgery technologies, today announced the completion of enrollment in its pivotal IDE clinical trial of the Superion® Interspinous Spacer (ISS).

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Soteira Inc., Obtains 510(k) Clearance for Shield Kyphoplasty System

December 13, 2011 5:17 am | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Soteira Inc., today announced the 510(k) clearance of the Shield Kyphoplasty System. Soteira Inc. President and CEO, Larry Jasinski, stated “The Shield Kyphoplasty System includes a unilateral, steerable cavity creator and a self expanding stent-like implant...

Depuy Orthopaedics Receives FDA PMA Approval for New AOX Antioxidant Polyethylene

December 12, 2011 8:42 am | News | Comments

WARSAW, IN – December 12, 2011 – DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. (DePuy) has received Premarket Approval (PMA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of the new AOX ™ Antioxidant Polyethylene material with its SIGMA® Rotating Platform Knee System and LCS® COMPLETE® Mobile Bearing Knee System.

Exactech Continues to Expand Spine Portfolio with Comprehensive Solution to Posterior Cervical Fusion

December 12, 2011 4:20 am | News | Comments

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exactech, Inc., a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, announced the full market launch of its Gibralt® spinal system at the Cervical Spine Research Society Annual Meeting this week.

Amp Orthopedics Initiates Clinical Trial in Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

December 8, 2011 4:34 am | News | Comments

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amp Orthopedics, a privately held medical device company, announced the initiation of a clinical trial in adults with mild-to-moderate knee osteoarthritis (OA) to determine the safety and effectiveness of the company's non-thermal pulsed radio frequency (PRF) technology...

Depuy Spine Launches New System for Neuromuscular Scoliosis

December 8, 2011 4:30 am | News | Comments

RAYNHAM, MA – December 6, 2011 – DePuy Spine, Inc. today announced the launch of the EXPEDIUM® Neuromuscular System, a new modular system of pre-contoured rods and proximal connectors, open and closed iliac screw designs and wires, designed to help surgeons...

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LDR Receives Approval to Market Two New Stand-Alone Spine Products in China

December 5, 2011 4:43 am | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LDR, a privately held medical device company offering innovative spinal implants for both non-fusion and fusion applications, announced that it has received approval to market two innovative spine device systems in China. The ROI-C® Cervical Cage and...

Ortho-tag, Inc. & the University of Pittsburgh Enter Into a Global Licensing Agreement of Transcutaneous Near Field Communication Technology

November 28, 2011 4:51 am | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH, PA -- Ortho-tag, Inc., a high-technology development and sales company, has signed a global licensing agreement with the University of Pittsburgh to utilize Transcutaneous Near Field Communication (TNFC) technology in “smart” medical devices for orthopaedic implants and recipient patients.

X-spine Announces FDA Clearance of Novel Calix-PC Spinal Implant System

November 16, 2011 5:08 am | News | Comments

MIAMISBURG, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--X-spine, a global manufacturer of devices for the treatment of spinal disease, today announced FDA clearance of the Calix PCâ„¢ Spinal Implant System to join its growing portfolio of innovative spinal devices. The Calix PC is an intervertebral body fusion system...

Australian medical technologies to scope the European market

November 14, 2011 4:46 am | News | Comments

A wearable, discreet cardiovascular vital signs monitor developed at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) and a portable device for diagnosing the severity of whiplash from The University of Queensland (UQ) are among more than 25 cutting edge medical innovations that leading university research commercialisation...

Securing Success for Orthopedic Implants

November 11, 2011 10:11 am | by Del Williams | Articles | Comments

The Challenge: A company needed a fastener for an orthopedic device that would offer a high degree of repeatability in motion without a loss of function. The Solution: The Spiralock self locking fastener successfully survived load and fatigue testing to one-million cycles without loosening or backing out.

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K2M Debuts ALEUTIAN® Transforaminal-Lumbar (TLIF) II Interbody System and ALEUTIAN® Anatomically-Narrow (AN) Oblique Interbody System at 2011 North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

November 7, 2011 5:37 am | News | Comments

LEESBURG, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--K2M, Inc., a spinal device company developing innovative solutions for the treatment of complex spinal pathologies and minimally invasive procedures, today debuted two additions to the family of ALEUTIAN® Interbody Systems at the...

First Comprehensive Study on How Physicians Use Digital Sources to Find Medical Device Information Now Available

November 4, 2011 6:33 am | News | Comments

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, announced today that it will be marketing the Manhattan Research product Digital MedTech Physicianâ„¢, the first data-intense study of how physicians use digital channels...

Avanca's RPD® Safety Syringe Improves Clinical Outcomes and Decreases Patient Pain

November 4, 2011 6:30 am | News | Comments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new recently published study, Safety Syringes and Anti-Needlestick Devices in Orthopaedic Surgery, in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery demonstrated significantly beneficial results for orthopedic surgery, arthrocentesis, intra-articular injections...

Medtronic Announces Global Launch of the T2 ALTITUDEâ„¢ Expandable Corpectomy Device

November 4, 2011 6:27 am | News | Comments

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) announced the global launch of the T2 ALTITUDEâ„¢ Expandable Corpectomy Device in the U.S. and Europe today at the North American Spine Society's 26th Annual Meeting in Chicago.

K2M Announces Global Launch of CHESAPEAKE® Anterior-Lumbar Stabilization System at 2011 North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

November 4, 2011 6:25 am | News | Comments

LEESBURG, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--K2M, Inc., a spinal device company developing innovative solutions for the treatment of complex spinal pathologies and minimally invasive procedures, today announced the global launch of the latest product within the family of CHESAPEAKE® Stabilization Systems...

K2M Announces Global Launch of EVERESTâ„¢ Degenerative Spinal System at 2011 North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

November 2, 2011 8:19 pm | News | Comments

LEESBURG, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--K2M, Inc., a spinal device company developing innovative solutions for the treatment of complex spinal pathologies and minimally invasive procedures, today announced the global launch of the EVERESTâ„¢ Degenerative Spinal System at the 2011 North American Spine Society Annual Meeting (NASS) in Chicago.

Medtronic Introduces New Procedure for Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion

November 2, 2011 8:16 pm | News | Comments

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) the world leader in spinal technology, announced today a pioneering approach to minimally invasive spinal fusion at the 26th annual meeting of the North American Spine Society in Chicago, IL.

Orthofix International Announces Launch of Collageâ„¢ Synthetic Bone Graft Substitute

November 2, 2011 7:54 pm | News | Comments

LEWISVILLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orthofix International (NASDAQ: OFIX) announces the full market release of Collageâ„¢ Osteoconductive Scaffold, a new bone graft substitute, for use in spine and orthopedic indications, at this week's North American Spine Society (NASS) meeting to be held in Chicago, Illinois.

LDR Announces FDA Clearance of the ROI-A® Oblique ALIF Cage

November 2, 2011 4:28 am | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LDR, a privately held medical device company offering innovative spinal implants for both non-fusion and fusion applications, announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration to market the ROI-A Oblique ALIF cage.

Invuity Introduces Advanced Illuminated Surgical Devices for Spinal Procedures

November 2, 2011 4:18 am | News | Comments

CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Invuity, a leading developer of state-of-the-art illuminated surgical technology, today announced that it will introduce a new line of surgical devices that provide surgeons enhanced visibility during spinal surgeries.

DSM's Dyneema Purity® fiber selected for use in SpineWorks, LLC's new Universal Screw Persuader

November 2, 2011 3:52 am | News | Comments

DSM, a global leader in biomedical materials, today announced that its Dyneema Purity® ultra-high-molecular-weight-polyethylene fiber was selected for use in SpineWorks, LLC's novel Universal Screw Persuader (USP)System. The patent pending USP is a Class 1 disposable system...

Mazor Robotics Systems Guide Placement of Over 15,000 Spine Implants WorldwideMazor Robotics Systems Guide Placement of Over 15,000 Spine Implants Worldwide

November 1, 2011 9:37 pm | News | Comments

CAESAREA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mazor Robotics Ltd (TASE: MZOR), the pioneer in innovative surgical robots and complementary products for spine surgery, announced that its clinically proven technology has been used to guide placement of more than 15,000 spinal implants...

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