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July 25, 2014

IMPLANET Elects Board Advisor
U.S.-based advisor to the French company has international experience in ortho industry. Read More »

Misonix Launches Bonescalpel App
Instructional iPad app aimed at surgeons. Read More »

July 24, 2014

Amniox Medical Products Get American Podiatric Medical Association Seal of Approval
Seal was given to company's Neox Wound Matrix and Clarix Regenerative Matrix product lines. Read More »

Research Roundup: Pedicle Screw Insertion More Accurate with Robotic Assistance
Difference is not statistically significant from fluoroscopy guided procedures. Read More »

July 23, 2014

Kinamed Issued Japanese Regulatory Clearance
Company to begin commercialization of SuperCable System. Read More »

RTI Surgical Unveils Allowedge Bicortical Bone Wedges
Allowedge grafts are alternatives for opening wedge osteotomies in the foot and ankle. Read More »

July 22, 2014

Study Claims Customized iTotal Knee from ConforMIS Can Improve Hospital Outcomes
Reduced adverse events, lower costs and improved hospital discharge are benefits, study concludes.  Read More »

BioUtah Elects New Board Chairmen
Founding chairmen have finished their two-year term. Read More »

Medbio Adds to its Manufacturing Capacity
Company is expanding its facility in Grand Rapids, Mich. Read More »

British Researchers Aim to Improve Bone Disease Treatment
University team to use old stem cells to repair cartilage.  Read More »

U.S. OKs Expanding Orthopedics' 3-D Expandable Interbody Cage
Clearance comes shortly after CE mark in EU.  Read More »

Two-Year Trial Results Released for VertiFlex's Spinal Stenosis System
Spinal stenosis is a leading cause of spinal surgery in the elderly.  Read More »

Stryker Appoints Lobo as Board Chairman
New role takes effect immediately. Read More »

Extreme Sports Accounted for Millions of Injuries Over Last Decade
Majority of victims sustained head or brain trauma, research suggests. Read More »

July 21, 2014

China Toughens Medical Device Sector Regulation, Fines
Move is part of legislative overhaul to end corporate malpractice. Read More »

Cayenne Medical Releases Surelock All-Suture Anchor System
Device gained clearance December last year. Read More »

Titan Spine Recognized With Research Award
Prize-winning paper focuses on company's Endoskeleton interbody devices Read More »

July 18, 2014

Biomet's FY14 Revenue Bounces Back
Sales jump 5.6 percent to $3.2 billion, earnings report shows. Read More »

French Company Medtech Earns CE Mark for Surgical Robot Rosa Spine
The robot will primarily be used for pedicle screw placements.  Read More »

Blue Belt Technologies Earns FDA Clearance for New Navio Surgical Application
Navio system can now be used in patellofemoral joint replacements. Read More »

July 17, 2014

Medical Technology: Benefits Far Outweigh Costs
Milken Institute report sizes up overall economic impact of medtech. Read More »

Study Show Misonix Bonscalpel Limits Blood Loss
Study looked at patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Read More »

July 16, 2014

Standard Unilateral Radiographs Insufficient to Determine Clavicle Fracture Shortening
Study finds imaging also cannot determine need for surgery. Read More »

Orthopedic Surgery Generally Safe for Patients Age 80 and Older
Mortality rates decrease for hip and knee replacement and spinal surgeries. Read More »

July 15, 2014

Though Still Dominant, U.S. Share of Spinal Market Slipping
Emerging markets are gaining ground, study outlines.  Read More »

Millstone Medical Outsourcing to Break Ground for Headquarters Expansion
Plans call for an additional 40,000 square feet.  Read More »

July 14, 2014

Artec Group Signs Distribution Deal with Ottobock
Ottobock makes prosthetics and orthotics; Artec produces 3-D software and hardware.  Read More »

Biomet Launches Knotless Anchor Technology for Sports Medicine Market
Technology is used in shoulder procedures.  Read More »

FDA Clears Spinal Fusion System from Titan Spine
Device uses Titan's proprietary roughened titanium surface technology. Read More »

July 11, 2014

Pulmonary Embolism Risk Increases After Bilateral THA, TKA
Study finds three times as many patients experienced embolisms after procedures. Read More »

China Toughens Medical Device Sector Regulation, Fines
Move is part of legislative overhaul to end corporate malpractice. Read More »

Mitek Sports Medicine Introduces Two New Products at AOSSM Meeting
Both technologies are early intervention options without surgery.  Read More »

Expanding Orthopedics Awarded CE Mark for 3-D Expandable Interbody Cage
Full release will take place in selected European regions in coming weeks.  Read More »

July 10, 2014

Blue Belt Technology Lends Robotic Navigation to Smith & Nephew's Knee Implant
Surgeons using Navio system will now be able to pair it with Journey Uni partial knee. Read More »

RTI Surgical Reveals New Precision Allograft Cartilage Kit
Updated kit is more uniform, precise.  Read More »

Research Roundup: Cementless Hip Implants Not Impacted by Aseptic Loosening
No dislocations or sepsis cases reported, according to study. Read More »

July 9, 2014

Mainstay Appeals to FDA for IDE
Chronic low back pain treatment device is currently in trials outside the United States. Read More »

NuVasive Names VP of Strategy and Corporate Communications
Newly created position is integral to NuVasive's expansion plans. Read More »

Cesca Therapeutics Lobbies for IDE for Critical Limb Ischemia Trial
The stem cell therapy product is targeted as an alternative to major limb amputation. Read More »

Early Surgical Intervention Beneficial for Intracapsular Femoral Fractures
Research shows surgery can prevent complications. Read More »

July 8, 2014

Report: Increased Bone and Joint Disease Driving Regenerative Medicine Market
U.S. is biggest regenerative medicine market, with Asia Pacific close behind.  Read More »

July 7, 2014

NuVasive Opens Facility in Ireland
The firms is opening the doors of its international operations center this month.  Read More »

First Surgery With Aurora Spine's Discovery Interbody Cage Complete
Cages feature titanium plasma spray coating for better osteointegration. Read More »

Rotation Medical Secures Series B Financing
Funds will be used for U.S. launch of rotator cuff system and post-clinical studies.  Read More »

FDA OKs Dallen Medical's Staple Delivery System for Small-Bone Fixation
Company also recently submitted ligament repair device for FDA clearance.  Read More »

Sparta Systems Changes Private Equity Owners
Firm sold to Bay Area-based equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC. Read More »

July 4, 2014

Periprosthetic Infections After TKA Increased Hospital Stay, Costs
Infections considered a 'tremendous' economic burden, according to research. Read More »

Exactech Launches New Porous Technology for Total Knee Arthroplasty
Supporting study to presented at European Orthopaedic Research Society annual meeting.  Read More »

July 3, 2014

MicroPort Orthopedics and MB Innovations Announce Partnership
The firms will develop orthopedic instruments. Read More »

Real-Time Feedback Reduces Rate of Malpositioned Thoracic Pedicle Screws
Neuromonitoring with pulse-train stimulation can improve placement.  Read More »

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