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October 20, 2014

X-Spine Establishes Biologics Portfolio
Initial products include Axograft line of allografts. Read More »

Biotech Venture Capital Investment Slips in Q3
Overall, 2014 likely to be a record-breaking year, analysts predict. Read More »

Common Gene Variants Linked to Delayed Healing of Bone Fractures
Discovery could lead to screening tests for patients with broken bones. Read More »

AdvaMed Taps AZBio CEO to Lead State Medical Technology Alliance
New chairwoman moderated a roundtable discussion at AdvaMed 2014 conference. Read More »

October 17, 2014

Breg Merges With United Orthopedic Group
Combined product portfolio will feature four major brands. Read More »

Could ConvaTec Soon Be up For Sale?
Owners appoint banks to explore possible sale, sources claim. Read More »

October 16, 2014

The Orthopaedic Implant Company Releases Lower Extremity and Straight Plates
Products join company's existing upper extremity plate offerings. Read More »

Orthopedic Metal Allergies Linked to Cancer
Clinicians recommend patients be tested before undergoing implant surgery. Read More »

First Patient Enrolled In InVivo's Neuro-Spinal Scaffold Trial
Enrollment will re-open after three-month patient follow-up.  Read More »

Smith & Nephew Releases Plating System for Long Bone Fractures
The system includes mini flat plates and varying screw sizes. Read More »

October 15, 2014

FDA Clears Cervical Interbody Fusion Device from Precision Spine
The implant has two screw options and an integrated, modular system. Read More »

Survey Reveals Patient Perspective on Medtech Manufacturers
Poll conducted among more than 400 patient groups across 54 countries. Read More »

October 14, 2014

Can Physical Therapy Improve Hip, Knee Surgery Outcomes?
Prehabilitation reduces need for postoperative care by nearly 30 percent. Read More »

Pexco's Spectrum Plastics Division Expands with New Injection Molding Technology
The investment meets growing demand for bio materials in the medical market, company officials say.  Read More »

Mazor Robotics Promotes Internally for CEO of U.S. Subsidiary
Former SVP of global marketing has 16 years of healthcare management experience.  Read More »

October 13, 2014

France-Based Vexim Plans New Trial to Support U.S. Clearance of its Primary Technology
SpineJack is designed to tread vertebral compression fractures due to osteoporosis.  Read More »

Steris Buys U.K.-Based Synergy Health in Inversion Deal
Deal worth nearly $1.9 billion.  Read More »

RTI Surgical Receives FDA Letter
Agency cites issues with allograft processing and website language.  Read More »

Invibio Adds to PEEK Polymer Line for Orthopedics
New material well suited for trauma devices, company claims.  Read More »

FDA Approves Spineart's Cervical Cage System
Implant combines function of interbody device and cervical plate. Read More »

October 10, 2014

OrthoPediatrics Joins OrthoWorx
Company joins other device firms on the regional advocacy group's membership list.  Read More »

At AdvaMed Meeting, Clinton Says Industry 'Has an Argument' for Device Tax Repeal
Former secretary of state, senator and first lady keynoted the event's final day.  Read More »

AdvaMed Honors Medtronic Co-Founder with Lifetime Achievement Award
Ninety-year-old Earl Bakken is a pioneer in medical device development.  Read More »

AdvaMed Conference Reflects Improved Relationship with FDA
Agency outlines steps to improve product approval process, reduce clinical trial costs. Read More »

Globus Medical Releases New Fixation System
System is designed to address deformity correction, poor bone quality and compromised anatomy. Read More »

OrthAlign Debuts KneeAlign in U.K.
Alignment tool is compatible with any implant system. Read More »

October 9, 2014

FDA Releases Cybersecurity Guidance Document
Initiative focused on preventing unauthorized software changes, securing patient-specific data. Read More »

Report: Medtech Industry Must Differentiate to Avoid Commoditization
Analysis released at AdvaMed conference claims cost-cutting not enough to differentiate products. Read More »

Medical Tracking Solutions Continues to Grow Client Roster
Company's system provides real-time tracking of medical devices and biologics. Read More »

Ekso Bionics Promotes Internally for Chief Commercial Officer
Company also hires vice president of engineering, medical. Read More »

October 8, 2014

Global Medtech Market to Reach $514B by 2020
J&J's market dominance threatened by Medtronic-Covidien merger, report claims. Read More »

Medtronic Adjusts Covidien Deal Financing
Company to use $16B in outside cash to partially fund purchase. Read More »

October 7, 2014

EOS Extends Reach in Southeast Asia
Medical center in Vietnam has installed an EOS imaging system. Read More »

Study Shows Insurers Adopting New Provider Payment Models
Analysis released at AdvaMed conference shows rapid rise in new payment plans and tightening coverage requirements. Read More »

Carestream Partners With Care Center for Research on 3-D Imaging System for Extremities
Physicians will work with researchers to fashion clinical studies using CBCT. Read More »

Bioness Releases Rehabilitation System
Platform is a hub for various Bioness software and technologies. Read More »

AxioMed Up for Sale
Company awaits first FDA approval, expected within next two years. Read More »

October 6, 2014

Stryker Completes Phase Two of Small Bone Innovations Acquisition
SBI's French, German and Asia Pacific operations are now under Stryker's belt. Read More »

Amedica Appoints CEO
B. Sonny Bal, M.D., takes the helm after serving on company board for two years. Read More »

October 3, 2014

Study Finds Safety Evidence Lacking For 510(k) Devices
In the last five years, 31 of 1,105 predicates had scientific data to support their claims. Read More »

October 2, 2014

Materialise Technology Converts 2-D X-Rays Into 3-D Prints
Company used software to print 3-D guides for knee surgery. Read More »

Zimmer Buys ETEX, Awaits EU Decision on Biomet Acquisition
EU Antitrust authorities to extend probe into the proposed multi billion-dollar deal. Read More »

Ottobock Names Sales VP for North America
A company insider is promoted to top sales position.  Read More »

October 1, 2014

Research Roundup: Iliac Crest Bone Grafts Can Lengthen Hospital Stay
Studies also show unilateral, bilateral kyphoplasty are comparable for vertebral compression fractures.  Read More »

Final FDA Guidance Details Custom Device Exemptions
Exemption won't apply to modified 510(k)-cleared devices that still retain their original intended use. Read More »

September 30, 2014

Vexim Releases Preliminary Data from Six-Month Trial
Study compared company's SpineJack technology to Medtronic kyphoplasty balloon in the treatment of vertebral compression fractures.  Read More »

September 29, 2014

Blue Belt Technologies Adds to Scientific Advisory Board
New hire is professor of orthopedic engineering and consultant ortho surgeon. Read More »

Blackstone Invests in Chinese Orthopedic Device Manufacturer
Investment firm banks on 18 percent market growth by 2020 in China. Read More »

FDA Clears Interbody Fusion Devices from Nanovis Spine
Company is planning additional technology platform launches in the near future.  Read More »

Eminent Spine Releases Lateral Lumbar Plate System
Release is company's 14th since 2009. Read More »

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