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  • Large Joint
    The Appealing Benefits of Anatomic Joint Preservation Arthroplasty

    The Appealing Benefits of Anatomic Joint Preservation Arthroplasty

    Why the aging, active population is favoring joint preservation over traditional total joint replacement.
    Online Exclusives Kevin Farmer, MD, Associate Professor at the University of Florida Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation 02.21.20

  • Spine/Neurology
    The Clinical Side of Pain Management

    The Clinical Side of Pain Management

    An explanation of the physiological reasons behind the need for multiple types of pain management technologies and devices.
    Amy Baxter, M.D., CEO & Chief Medical Officer, Pain Care Labs 02.18.20

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    Proceed with Caution: Medtech Seeks Safe Packaging and Sterilization Solutions

    Proceed with Caution: Medtech Seeks Safe Packaging and Sterilization Solutions

    Concerns surrounding ethylene oxide have brought the packaging and sterilization segments to the forefront for medical device manufacturers.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 02.18.20


  • Instruments | Instruments, Cases & Trays
    The Surgeon

    The Surgeon's Toolbox: A Look at Robot-Assisted and MIS Instrumentation

    Industry experts discuss how orthopedic and spine surgery approaches are affecting instrumentation and how manufacturers are responding.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 02.18.20

  • Biologics
    Nature’s Way: Promoting the Body

    Nature’s Way: Promoting the Body's Curative Abilities Through Biologics

    A better understanding of cell function, tissue properties, and healing mechanisms are driving growth in the global orthobiologics market.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 02.18.20

  • Large Joint
    Joint Replacement Trends Takeaways

    Joint Replacement Trends Takeaways

    In 2019, the American Joint Replacement Registry Annual Report reported aggregate procedural growth of 28.5 percent over 2018.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 02.18.20


  • Recalibrating for 2020: Tips for a Better New Year

    Recalibrating for 2020: Tips for a Better New Year

    In 2019, I had to take a long, hard look at both my businesses and my industry to find balance and a way forward through the ripple effects of big changes.
    Dawn A. Lissy, President & Founder, Empirical 02.18.20

  • Instruments | Instruments, Cases & Trays
    Delivering Smart Kit Functionality to the Orthopedic Industry

    Delivering Smart Kit Functionality to the Orthopedic Industry

    Quest offers tracking and status information of a firm’s kits in real time.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 02.18.20

  • Keeping Up to Date in an Evolving Regulatory Landscape

    Keeping Up to Date in an Evolving Regulatory Landscape

    As the May 26 implementation for MDR quickly approaches, a sense of urgency is affecting both medical device manufacturers and Notified Bodies.
    Lucas Tatem, Technical Writer, Regulatory Affairs, MCRA LLC 02.18.20


  • Contract Manufacturing
    Three Steps to Improve the Manufacturing Process with Pre-Production Meetings

    Three Steps to Improve the Manufacturing Process with Pre-Production Meetings

    To meet today’s expectations and paperwork requirements, customers and manufacturers should go beyond a simple design review.
    Thomas Van Wilpe, Manufacturing Process Engineer, Lowell 02.18.20

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    The Rebuttal for Ethylene Oxide

    The Rebuttal for Ethylene Oxide

    As a result of eliminating any potential threat EtO may be causing, a new problem emerges.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 02.18.20

  • Orthofix to Acquire Fitbone Limb Lengthening System

    Orthofix to Acquire Fitbone Limb Lengthening System

    Expands its limb reconstruction portfolio.
    Business Wire 02.04.20

  • Anika Therapeutics CEO Joseph Darling Suddenly Passes

    Anika Therapeutics CEO Joseph Darling Suddenly Passes

    Darling, 62, passed away unexpectedly on January 29 in Upstate New York.
    Globe Newswire 01.30.20

  • Software & Quality
    Brainlab Buys Patient-Centric Software Firm VisionTree

    Brainlab Buys Patient-Centric Software Firm VisionTree

    Combines electronic patient-reported outcomes (ePRO), with registries, treatment planning, and image data generated by software tools.
    Business Wire 01.22.20

  • Spine/Neurology
    RTI Surgical Sells OEM Biz to Become Pure-Play Spine Firm

    RTI Surgical Sells OEM Biz to Become Pure-Play Spine Firm

    The OEM business was sold to European private equity firm Montagu for $480 million.
    Globe Newswire 01.14.20