Featured


  • Spine/Neurology
    Brain-Controlled, Non-Invasive Muscle Stimulation Allows Chronic Paraplegics to Walk

    Brain-Controlled, Non-Invasive Muscle Stimulation Allows Chronic Paraplegics to Walk

    Patients used their own brain activity to control the non-invasive delivery of electrical pulses to a total of 16 muscles.
    Videos Associacao Alberto Santos Dumont para Apoio a Pesquisa 05.15.19

  • Extremities
    CrossRoads Extremity Systems Merges with HealthpointCapital

    CrossRoads Extremity Systems Merges with HealthpointCapital

    Investment to support the growth of CrossRoads' Active Stabilization platform.
    PR Newswire 05.14.19

  • Spine/Neurology
    Medtronic to Acquire Titan Spine

    Medtronic to Acquire Titan Spine

    Acquisition further accelerates Medtronic's strategy to transform spinal procedures and improve outcomes through complete procedural solutions.
    Globe Newswire 05.10.19


  • Spine/Neurology
    Boston Scientific to Buy Vertiflex for $465M

    Boston Scientific to Buy Vertiflex for $465M

    Acquisition of lumbar spinal stenosis treatment to expand the company's portfolio of interventional pain therapies.
    Boston Scientific 05.09.19

  • Imaging | Spine/Neurology
    Palm-Sized 3D Ultrasound System For Scoliosis Screening Developed

    Palm-Sized 3D Ultrasound System For Scoliosis Screening Developed

    The first-of-its-kind palm-sized 3D ultrasound imaging system for radiation-free scoliosis assessment is named Scolioscan Air.
    Videos The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 05.07.19

  • Contract Manufacturing | Laser Processing | Machining & Tooling
    Cadence Acquires Arcor Laser

    Cadence Acquires Arcor Laser

    Cadence adds laser welding, laser cutting, machining, marking, and micro-drilling services to its portfolio.
    Cadence Inc. 05.01.19


  • Materials
    FDA Addresses Nitinol in Draft Guidance

    FDA Addresses Nitinol in Draft Guidance

    The focus of the DG is on the technical assessments that should be included in any regulatory submission for a device made of Nitinol.
    Online Exclusives William A. Hyman, Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, & Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering, The Cooper Union 04.30.19

  • Empowering the Six Percent

    Empowering the Six Percent

    First female AAOS president working to remove barriers to inclusion within orthopedics.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 04.26.19

  • Trauma/Sports
    Device Could Help Simplify Repair of Fractured Long Bones

    Device Could Help Simplify Repair of Fractured Long Bones

    Rice engineering students use magnets, tracking sensor to drill bone, insert screws in just the right spot.
    Videos Rice University 04.22.19


  • Software & Quality | Spine/Neurology | Trauma/Sports
    Brainlab

    Brainlab's Spine & Trauma 3D Navigation Software Recalled Over Misinterpretation Risk

    Brainlab is recalling the Spine & Trauma 3D Navigation Software due to the potential for incorrect information to display during surgery.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 04.16.19

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Contract Manufacturing | Machining & Tooling | MIS/Robotics | Spine/Neurology
    MW Industries Acquires Marox and Sussex Wire

    MW Industries Acquires Marox and Sussex Wire

    Both companies are suppliers of tight-tolerance, mission-critical components used in medical device, aerospace, and industrial applications.
    MW Industries Inc. 04.15.19

  • ODT Forum Program Notebook

    ODT Forum Program Notebook

    An ongoing update of ODT Forum sessions.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 04.11.19

  • Large Joint
    Modernizing the Pre-habilitation Regimen

    Modernizing the Pre-habilitation Regimen

    Through the incorporation of telehealth functionality and artificial intelligence, patients are treated to a much more comprehensive pre-operative experience.
    Online Exclusives Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 04.04.19

  • Spine/Neurology
    Wearable Over-the-Counter TENS Device Treats Pain in Bed and On the Go

    Wearable Over-the-Counter TENS Device Treats Pain in Bed and On the Go

    NeuroMetrix's Shai Gozani, M.D., Ph.D. shares how his company and its technology is working to help curb or eliminate opioid use.
    Online Exclusives Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 04.02.19

  • Spine/Neurology
    Remote-Controlled Pain Management Puts the Patient in Charge

    Remote-Controlled Pain Management Puts the Patient in Charge

    Bioness' Mark Geiger shares how his company and its technology is working to help curb or eliminate opioid use.
    Online Exclusives Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 04.02.19