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  • MIS/Robotics | Spine/Neurology
    Discussing Spine with Medtronic

    Discussing Spine with Medtronic's Carlton Weatherby

    ODT's Sean Fenske speaks with Carlton Weatherby of Medtronic about the direction the company is going with its spinal technology solutions.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 11.30.21

  • Promising Pediatric Implant Market is Hampered by Biologic Complexities

    Promising Pediatric Implant Market is Hampered by Biologic Complexities

    The number of surgeries are growing but it is nevertheless difficult to establish economies of scale.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.30.21

  • MCRA Names Dr. Peter Bowness as Director, International Regulatory Affairs

    MCRA Names Dr. Peter Bowness as Director, International Regulatory Affairs

    Bowness has over nine years of experience at British Standard Institution in regulatory compliance & operational delivery.
    MCRA 11.30.21


  • MiddleGround Capital Acquires National Kwikmetal Services

    MiddleGround Capital Acquires National Kwikmetal Services

    NKS will be added to the Banner platform.
    Banner Industries 11.29.21

  • 3D Printing Opportunities Abound in Orthopedics

    3D Printing Opportunities Abound in Orthopedics

    Additive manufacturing is barely past its 'infancy,' leaving promising possibilities for both implant makers and patients.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.26.21

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg.
    Intech to Acquire Coulot Decolletage

    Intech to Acquire Coulot Decolletage

    Expands Intech’s footprint into orthopedics implants and jump-starts the group’s journey into additive manufacturing.
    Intech 11.23.21


  • Spine/Neurology
    Additive Manufacturing Thrives With Fresh Ideas

    Additive Manufacturing Thrives With Fresh Ideas

    New designs allow orthopedic implants to take advantage of the unique aspects of 3D printing.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.23.21

  • ODT

    ODT's Most-Read Stories This Week—November 20

    A listing of the most popular items from the past seven days.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.20.21

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg.
    The Economic and Ergonomic Benefits of 3D Printing

    The Economic and Ergonomic Benefits of 3D Printing

    Product performance and cost are two of the most significant advantages of additive manufactured orthopedic implants.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.19.21


  • Materials
    Material Innovations Provide Solutions for New Orthopedic Products

    Material Innovations Provide Solutions for New Orthopedic Products

    Material advancements enable new opportunities for orthopedic device makers.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 11.17.21

  • Extremities
    Extremities Devices Create Challenges and Opportunities for Manufacturers

    Extremities Devices Create Challenges and Opportunities for Manufacturers

    An examination of the fragmented, high-growth extremity orthopedics market.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 11.17.21

  • Pandemic Creates Conditions for Buying Bonanza—2021 Year in Review

    Pandemic Creates Conditions for Buying Bonanza—2021 Year in Review

    2021 offered a strong rebound in M&A activity in medtech, fueled by a record high of nearly $500 billion in financial firepower.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.17.21

  • CMS Creates Reimbursement Quagmire for ASCs—2021 Year in Review

    CMS Creates Reimbursement Quagmire for ASCs—2021 Year in Review

    CMS proposed reversing a three-year phaseout of its inpatient-only (IPO) service list.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.17.21

  • Supply Chain
    Supply Chain Struggles Plague Orthopedic Manufacturers—2021 Year in Review

    Supply Chain Struggles Plague Orthopedic Manufacturers—2021 Year in Review

    Rising infections in Asia this past spring exacerbated shipping delays at southern China ports.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.17.21

  • MDR Finally Arrives, but Challenges Follow—2021 Year in Review

    MDR Finally Arrives, but Challenges Follow—2021 Year in Review

    Resolving these challenges is critical to ensuring the MDR ship remains aloft and capable of fostering product innovation.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.17.21