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  • 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


  • Spine/Neurology
    Tiny Bioelectronic Implant Eases the Pain of Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Tiny Bioelectronic Implant Eases the Pain of Rheumatoid Arthritis

    SetPoint Medical's Murthy Simhambhatla, 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

  • Large Joint | Trauma/Sports
    Pain Control Technology Embraces the Challenge to Reduce or Eliminate Opioids

    Pain Control Technology Embraces the Challenge to Reduce or Eliminate Opioids

    Avanos Medical's John Tushar 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

  • Contract Manufacturing | Machining & Tooling
    The Jordan Company Acquires ARCH Global Precision

    The Jordan Company Acquires ARCH Global Precision

    Divested firm is focused on manufacturing precision cutting tools, precision machined industrial components, and medical implants and instruments.
    ARCH Global Precision 04.01.19


  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Design | Prototyping
    Additive Manufacturing: A Tool for Driving Innovation

    Additive Manufacturing: A Tool for Driving Innovation

    Production applications for additive manufacturing are growing, but there are considerations to keep in mind.
    Tom Fripp, Founder and Managing Director, Addition Design & Research 03.29.19

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Design | Prototyping
    Does 3D Printing Add Value in Orthopedics?

    Does 3D Printing Add Value in Orthopedics?

    The technology has matured beyond prototyping and is ready to offer unique benefits to orthopedic device manufacturers.
    Christopher M. Yakacki, Ph.D., Samuel T. Mills and R. Dana Carpenter, Ph.D., The University of Colorado Denver 03.29.19

  • Laser Processing | Machining & Tooling
    Light Processing: Lasers Offer Advantages to Orthopedic Technology Manufacturers

    Light Processing: Lasers Offer Advantages to Orthopedic Technology Manufacturers

    Lasers have been used for machining and other orthopedic applications for some time, but new capabilities now enable even greater benefits.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 03.29.19

  • Pain, Pain, Go Away: Pain Management Technologies Move Beyond Opioids

    Pain, Pain, Go Away: Pain Management Technologies Move Beyond Opioids

    Government initiatives and novel technology-based alternative therapies are powerful tools to minimize opioid use for pain treatment.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.29.19

  • MIS/Robotics
    Justifying the Hype of Robotic Orthopedic Surgery

    Justifying the Hype of Robotic Orthopedic Surgery

    The robots are coming. But they’re not yet seeking subjugation of the human race. Instead, they want to perform surgery on our joints and spine. Last year’s “Top 10 Global Orthopedic Device Firms” reports made it clear robo…
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.29.19

  • Spine/Neurology
    2019 Update on Surgical Management of Vertebral Compression Fracture: The Comeback Kid

    2019 Update on Surgical Management of Vertebral Compression Fracture: The Comeback Kid

    Ten years ago—2009—was a controversial time for spine surgeons. This was the year the outcomes of two randomized controlled trials were published in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).1,2 The results? The outcomes for vertebral co…
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 03.29.19