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  • 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

  • Spine/Neurology
    Medtronic Buys Stimgenics to Boost Pain Therapies

    Medtronic Buys Stimgenics to Boost Pain Therapies

    Stimgenics' DTM waveform may engage a novel mechanism that modulates both neurons and glial cells.
    GlobeNewswire 01.09.20

  • Phillips Precision Medicraft - A 51 Year Legacy of Craftsmanship and Innovation

    Phillips Precision Medicraft - A 51 Year Legacy of Craftsmanship and Innovation

    PPM was founded to bridge the gap between engineering and manufacturing. This video shares their story about hard work, dedication and the American Dream.
    Videos


  • OrthoPediatrics Sells Off Vilex Adult Business

    OrthoPediatrics Sells Off Vilex Adult Business

    Squadron Capital LLC has purchased the Vilex adult business assets and will operate that company as Vilex LLC.
    GlobeNewswire 01.06.20

  • Spine/Neurology
    Robotic Trunk Support Helps Spinal Cord Injury Patients

    Robotic Trunk Support Helps Spinal Cord Injury Patients

    "TruST" retrains patients to sit more stably and gain an expanded active sitting workspace.
    Videos Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

  • Spine/Neurology
    Augmedics Launches First AR Spine Surgery Guidance System

    Augmedics Launches First AR Spine Surgery Guidance System

    Allows surgeons to visualize anatomy in real-time—as if they have “x-ray vision”—and accurately guide their instruments and implants.
    Videos Business Wire


  • Medical Device Tax Is Officially Eliminated

    Medical Device Tax Is Officially Eliminated

    President Trump signed into law the 2020 spending bill, repealing the tax.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 12.23.19

  • Trauma/Sports
    Conventus Acquires Intramedullary Tech from IntraFuse

    Conventus Acquires Intramedullary Tech from IntraFuse

    This marks the first step of Conventus' intended expansion into lower extremity orthopedics.
    PR Newswire 12.18.19

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Biocompatibility & Testing | Biologics | Instruments | Materials | MIS/Robotics | Spine/Neurology
    Sounding Board: Looking Back at 2019 and Gazing at 2020

    Sounding Board: Looking Back at 2019 and Gazing at 2020

    ODT editorial advisory board members share their thoughts on the most significant events of 2019 and what they expect to watch in 2020.
    Online Exclusives Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 12.10.19


  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg.
    3D Printing Bone Learns Lessons from Building Architecture

    3D Printing Bone Learns Lessons from Building Architecture

    "Buildings" in human bone may hold key to stronger 3D-printed lightweight structures.
    Videos Kayla Wiles, Purdue University

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    Viant to Halt EtO Sterilization at Michigan Plant by End of Year

    Viant to Halt EtO Sterilization at Michigan Plant by End of Year

    EGLE had been investigating over the past year and issued Viant several violations for inadequate capture and control of ethylene oxide emissions.
    Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) 12.04.19

  • Extremities
    CrossRoads Extremity Systems Acquires Implant Systems from Surgical Frontiers

    CrossRoads Extremity Systems Acquires Implant Systems from Surgical Frontiers

    The add-on acquisition furthers CrossRoads' strategy to build a market-leading company in the high-growth orthopedic extremities sector.
    PR Newswire 12.04.19

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Machining & Tooling | Materials | Molding
    From Nitinol to Nanotubes: A Materials Science Roundtable

    From Nitinol to Nanotubes: A Materials Science Roundtable

    While new materials are being made available, orthopedic device makers still lean on the well-established options for most new development.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 12.02.19

  • Biologics | Spine/Neurology | Trauma/Sports
    In Good Repair: Trauma Technologies Under Review

    In Good Repair: Trauma Technologies Under Review

    Novel technologies offer new approaches to fixing traumatic injuries when accidents happen.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 12.02.19

  • MIS/Robotics | Packaging & Sterilization
    Anxious Undertones: A Review of 2019

    Anxious Undertones: A Review of 2019

    Despite a healthy U.S. economy and solid corporate growth, the medtech industry was wracked with worries in 2019.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 12.02.19