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August 1:
KFx Medical Corporation Announces License of Its Knotless Double Row Patents
DePuy Mitek latest to license the technology.

K2M Launches Caspian Spinal System
The system is all-inclusive for rigid posterior fixation.

July 31:
Smith & Nephew Launches New Hammer Toe Fixation System
Release marks company's first foray into the forefoot market.

July 30:
Second-Quarter Sales Rise 23 Percent at Ossur
Net profit doubles from strong growth in prosthetics.

July 29:
Advanced Biologics Publishes Benefits of OsteoAMP Growth Factor
Results published in trade journal validate anecdotal evidence.

July 28:
Prior TKR or Revision THR Causes Increased Periprosthetic Fractures
Researchers find a three-fold higher risk of hospitalization.

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Match Game
As large-joint sales stall, orthopedic device makers increasingly are turning to patient-specific instruments and the extremities market for long-term growth.
By Michael Barbella

Safety First
Being the point of contact between device and patient, surfaces are the veritable final frontier of patient safety.
By Ranica Arrowsmith

The Top 7 Considerations in Reusable Device Design
Manufacturers take a closer look at processing requirements.
By Beth Jacques, B.Sc., and Gerald McDonnell, Ph.D., Biotest Laboratories

Adapt to Survive
Adaptive clinical trial design could help medical device firms compete in the face of more stringent European regulatory requirements.
By Laurent Spiess and Erdmann Zippel

A Strategic Analysis of Contract Manufacturing in Orthopedics
An international industry consultant charts current market forces and values in outsourced orthopedic manufacturing.
By Ali Madani

Taiwan Comfortable in its Role as Manufacturing Powerhouse

Medicare Taiwan participants discuss how the island has maintained its manufacturing foothold on the global stage.
By Ranica Arrowsmith

Stryker Interested in Buying Smith & Nephew, But Not Just Yet

Rumors swirling around possible takeover lead the British government to ask questions.
By Christopher Delporte, Editorial Director

Quality and Regulatory Personnel Sometimes Struggle for Cooperation

How can quality professionals get on management's good side?
By Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor

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