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April 23, 2014

K2M Ups the Target Total for its IPO
Total possible value of more than $180 million.  Read More »

EU Grants CE Mark to Aperion for ACL Repair Technology
The ligament replacement comes from animal tissue rather than human autografts or allografts.  Read More »

German Orthopedic Coatings Firm to Open Shop in U.S.
Indiana will be the company's first facility in the United States Read More »

Infection is Leading Cause of Failed Prosthetic Knee Joints
Loosening also dooms replacement knees, study finds. Read More »

Pediatric ACL Reconstruction Affected by Socioeconomic Factors
Study finds household income, insurance impact rate. Read More »

April 22, 2014

Conventus Nabs Credit Facility to Help Market its Primary Technology
Funds also will be used for new product development.  Read More »

FDA Rulemaking Process Lacks Transparency, Efficiency
Cost-benefit analysis rules take longest to review. Read More »

April 21, 2014

Rotator Cuff Revision Benefits Not Long-Lasting
Further study needed to identify ways to improve long-term outcomes. Read More »

Soft Tissue Regeneration Completes Enrollment for L-C Ligament Trial
Fifteen-person trial being conducted in The Netherlands. Read More »

Is ConMed Up for Sale?
Rumors swirl that the orthopedic and surgical device maker may be shopping for buyers.  Read More »

RTI Surgical Launches New Spinal Fusion System
FDA granted clearance in March.  Read More »

Implanet Appoints International Sector Expert to Board
New addition brings experience from Stryker, Wright and Empi. Read More »

Orthofix Names Interim CFO
Company is conducting a search for a permanent replacement.  Read More »

Collagen Matrix Gains Clearance for Flexible Collagen Nerve Conduit
Conduit treats pain stemming from nerve damage in the foot. Read More »

April 17, 2014

Stryker Completes Berchtold Holding Acquisition
No word whether buyout will lead to layoffs. Read More »

Trial to Test Stem Cell Treatment of Spinal Cord Injuries
Study participants to receive stem cell injections directly into injury site. Read More »

Medline Buys Spinal Fusion Technology from Amendia
Purchase adds to Medline's O.R. offering of spine instruments.  Read More »

April 16, 2014

Ulrich Medical Releases Tezo Spine Implants in U.S.
Devices' porous interior reportedly promotes enhanced bone fusion. Read More »

Spinal Surgery a Hindrance for Cauda Equina Patients
Those with rare disorder have higher mobidity, surgical complication rates. Read More »

Distal Radius Fractures Do Not Affect Mobility, Study Finds
Physical performance in older women unchanged by condition. Read More »

Various Methods Effective in Treating Lower Cervical Spine TB
Decompression, bone grafting among successful treatment options. Read More »

April 15, 2014

Medicrea Releases Patient-Specific Spinal Rod System In Europe
FDA clearance expected mid-2014. Read More »

BioRestorative Therapies Adds to Scientific Advisory Board
New member is interventional neuroradiologist with expertise in spinal disorders. Read More »

Second-Generation MoM Hips Serve Patients Well
Study finds all-metal replacements superior to polyethylene-ceramic combination. Read More »

Midwest a Hotbed of Medical Device Investment
Financing jumped 37 percent last year, data show.  Read More »

April 14, 2014

Several Appointments Made at BioTime and Subsidiaries
BioTime Inc. has added to its board with Deborah Andrews and David Schlachet. Read More »

VCF Device Market to Grow 10.2 Percent Annually
Report targets expansion through 2016. Read More »

Surgery Not the Best Solution for Chronic Back Pain
Improvements are 'marginal,' study indicates. Read More »

EU Smiles on Vexim's Spinejack System
Expanded CE mark approval allows system to treat all types of vertebral fractures. Read More »

Childhood ACL Repair Linked to Adult OA
Research based on analysis of 29 patients. Read More »

April 11, 2014

FDA Clears Ortho Development's New Hip Stem
The device is made for cementless use in THAs. Read More »

Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Clarify Out-of-State Practice of Sports Medicine
AAOS says this is a priority.  Read More »

Despite Economy, Total Joint Procedures Remains Steady, Study Finds
Procedures that restore mobility and enhance quality of life continue growth; new study supports existing projections Read More »

Combination Treatment Effective for Adult Spinal Deformity
Lateral MI-LIF and anterior column release can correct sagittal balance, study shows. Read More »

Added Comorbidities Lengthens Hospitalization, Hikes TKA Costs
NIS data used to evaluate primary and total knee arthroscopy effects. Read More »

Smith & Nephew Settles With ArthroCare Shareholders
Some ArthroCare shareholders argued that the purchase price was too low.  Read More »

April 10, 2014

HHS Secretary Steps Down
Sec. Sebelius became a casualty of the flawed rollout of the healthcare law's enrollment website.  Read More »

Bioventus Launches Next Generation of Exogen in Canada
New ultrasound bone healing system comes with performance guarantee. Read More »

Biomet's Third-Quarter Loss Narrows
Sales grow 6.6 percent compared with previous year.  Read More »

FDA Wants More Women Participating in Post-Approval Studies
Female participation necessary for proper review of devices, FDA claims. Read More »

ConforMIS Touts Studies' Results for its iTotal Customized Knee
Company points to better clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction.  Read More »

FDA Clears Baxano's Avance MIS Pedicle Screw System
System will be fully launched by the end of the year. Read More »

April 9, 2014

IlluminOss Medical Receives Three New Patents for Orthopedic Implant System
New patents cover instruments used in Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System.  Read More »

Low Revision Rate Associated With Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Study finds stand-alone procedure adequately restores disc height. Read More »

April 8, 2014

Biomaterials Market to Double by 2017
Growth would be even faster if not for lack of tissue availability and proper reimbursement facilities. Read More »

April 7, 2014

Medical World Americas Adds Stryker and Medtronic to its Sponsor Roster
First-time event to take place at the end of April.  Read More »

Bioventus CEO Moves to Integra LifeSciences as President of Orthopedics
Integra reorganizes with industry vet at helm of new group.  Read More »

LDR Set to Raise $25M in Secondary Offering
Company completed its IPO in October last year.  Read More »

First Upgradeable Spinal Cord Stimulation System Receives FDA Approval
The device is used to treat chronic pain of the trunk or limbs and pain from failed back surgery. Read More »

Cytomedix Names Marketing Chief
New hire has extensive life-sciences background.  Read More »

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