Sunrise, Fla.-based OrthoSensor received FDA 510(k) clearance for its VERASENSE knee system, an instrument system for implant position during total knee replacements.
June 19, 2013
Center Valley, Pa.-based Aesculap Implant Systems has introduced its CeSpace Interbody System for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedures.
SpineGuard received a patent for its "smart screw" concept where the PediGuard sensor is implanted on the tip of a pedicle screw.
Aurora Spine has appointed Richard Moss as its vice president of international business development.
NuVasive had to raise its litigation royalty expense estimate for the year after a U.S. District Court set royalty rates for the company's CoRoent XL implants at 13.75 percent and MaXcess retractors at 8.25 percent.
June 11, 2013
Symmetry Medical adjusted its financial projections for 2013 and expects revenue between $400 million and $415 million, down from its initial projection of $420 million to $440 million.
The first implantations of Exactech’s LPI Prime hip replacement system have been made.
William Sonstein, MD, FACS, senior partner at Neurological Surgery, chief of neurosurgery at North Shore-LIJ Hospital at Plainview (N.Y.) and co-chief of neurosurgery at St. Joseph's Hospital in Bethpage, N.Y., is among the early adopters of new technologies that may help prevent complications for spine surgery: the Medtronic Aquamantys System, Stryker Sonopet Aspirator and Misonix Sonastar Ultrasonic Aspiration System.
Published in Spine
June 10, 2013
More than 200 Biomet workers in the United Kingdom will be laid off as the orthopedic device supplier relocates its Swindon business to Bridgend, Wales, according to a Swindon Advertiser report.
June 07, 2013
Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer has acquired NORMED Medizin-Technik GmbH, a German-based foot and ankle and hand and wrist product developer, for an undisclosed amount of money, according to a Mass Device report.