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Asterias Biotherapeutics Begins Next phase of Cervical SCI Trial
Treatment is derived from embryonic stem cells that targets central nervous system.
Scientists Create Computer Algorithm to Refine Stem Cell Engineering
Mayo Clinic will provide open access to the platform.
Materialise Partners With Hand Specialist to Treat Pediatric Complex Fractures
3-D technology is proving to be a boon to pediatric orthopedic market.
High Success Rates Seen for Combined Meniscal, ACL Repair
Study finds more than two-thirds of meniscal repairs successful.
Chinese Doctors Implant 3-D Printed Vertebrae in Boy
Implant needed no fixation devices or glue.
Hip Surgery Reduces Lifetime Healthcare Costs by $65K per Patient
Study finds total lifetime societal savings exceeded $16 billion for older patients.
The orthopedic industry's largest firms adapt to new market realities to survive on top.
By Editorial Director Christopher Delporte & Managing Editor Michael Barbella
There's still room for upstarts with solid technology and a winning value proposition to take on the orthopedic industry's heavyweights. ODT profiles four up-and-comers with their eyes on the prize.
By Christopher Delporte & Michael Barbella
In June, the FDA approved the United States' first exoskeleton device for patients with lower-limb immobility. There is much more in store for this exciting new technology.
By Ranica Arrowsmith