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  • Bracing/Prosthetics | MIS/Robotics
    Experimental Exoskeleton Takes Walking Load Off Amputees

    Experimental Exoskeleton Takes Walking Load Off Amputees

    Reduced lower-limb amputee energy consumption by an average of 15.6 percent while walking with the device.
    Videos Sam Brusco, Associate Editor

  • Spine/Neurology
    Globus Sues Life Spine for Interbody Spacer IP Infringement

    Globus Sues Life Spine for Interbody Spacer IP Infringement

    Alleges patent infringement related to Globus’ expandable interbody spacer technology.
    GlobeNewswire 10.14.21

  • Biologics | MIS/Robotics | Spine/Neurology
    Medtronic Exec Offers Inside Look into Spine Tech Innovations

    Medtronic Exec Offers Inside Look into Spine Tech Innovations

    Medtronic VP and GM of spine and biologics Carlton Weatherby discusses spinal technology with ODT.
    Online Exclusives Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 10.13.21


  • Contract Manufacturing | Design
    SteriPack Buys HWI, Expands Design Capabilities

    SteriPack Buys HWI, Expands Design Capabilities

    HWI specializes in electronics, firmware, software, electromechanical, robotics, IoT, RF, ASIC, and microminiature design.
    PR Newswire 10.13.21

  • Design
    Topology Optimization & Additive Manufacturing are Pushing the Boundaries of Personalized Healthcare

    Topology Optimization & Additive Manufacturing are Pushing the Boundaries of Personalized Healthcare

    Turning the promises of personalized treatment into dramatically improved outcomes for patients.
    Online Exclusives Jeff Brennan, Senior Vice President, Global Healthcare, Altair 10.11.21

  • Large Joint
    Settlement Approved in DePuy Synthes ASR Hip Implant Class Action

    Settlement Approved in DePuy Synthes ASR Hip Implant Class Action

    $15.5 million CDN settlement fund will be used to pay compensation.
    PR Newswire 10.04.21


  • Spine/Neurology
    Future Stars of the Spine Industry: The Companies to Watch, 2021

    Future Stars of the Spine Industry: The Companies to Watch, 2021

    It's been an interesting 12 months in 'spine'—proving the industry is alive and thriving.
    Online Exclusives Matthew Henshaw, Founder / CEO / Recruiter 09.27.21

  • Contract Manufacturing
    Tyber Medical to Acquire CatapultMD

    Tyber Medical to Acquire CatapultMD

    Purchase of contract manufacturer's assets will double Tyber's manufacturing footprint to 100,000-square feet.
    PR Newswire 09.24.21

  • Coatings/Surface Modification
    Precision Coating Merges with N2 Biomedical

    Precision Coating Merges with N2 Biomedical

    Expands its medical coatings platform.
    Ampersand Capital Partners 09.20.21


  • Spine/Neurology
    ZimVie Is Zimmer Biomet’s Spine/Dental Spinoff Name; Adds Leadership

    ZimVie Is Zimmer Biomet’s Spine/Dental Spinoff Name; Adds Leadership

    Richard J. Heppenstall is named as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
    Zimmer Biomet 09.15.21

  • Machining & Tooling
    Modernizing Machining Through Material and Technology Advancements

    Modernizing Machining Through Material and Technology Advancements

    The traditional process gains new capabilities through advancing technologies, digital solutions, and modern materials.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 09.14.21

  • Biocompatibility & Testing
    Testing Today’s Orthopedic Devices: A Roundtable Discussion

    Testing Today’s Orthopedic Devices: A Roundtable Discussion

    Besides performance, orthopedic implants must be assessed for their integration and functionality with other product components.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 09.14.21

  • Spine/Neurology
    Spinal Orthopedic Innovations 2021: Back to the Future

    Spinal Orthopedic Innovations 2021: Back to the Future

    Examining the technologies that help make spine surgery safer, more efficient, and more reproducible.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 09.14.21

  • Trauma/Sports
    A Better Surgical Suture: A Development Story

    A Better Surgical Suture: A Development Story

    The EasyWhip is indicated for use in approximation and/or ligation of soft tissues, including the use of allograft tissue for orthopedic surgeries.
    Michael Barbella , Managing Editor 09.14.21

  • Bone Cancer: The Global Burden and Medtech Opportunity

    Bone Cancer: The Global Burden and Medtech Opportunity

    There are so many medical devices critical to the treatment of cancer.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 09.14.21