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  • Extremities | Large Joint
    Nail Simplifies Two-Procedure Rotator Cuff Repair

    Nail Simplifies Two-Procedure Rotator Cuff Repair

    A new humeral nail with a tab has recently been patented.
    Online Exclusives Dr. Michael Levy, Orthopedic Surgeon 01.08.19

  • Bracing/Prosthetics | Spine/Neurology
    Treating that Pain-in-the-Neck Smartphone

    Treating that Pain-in-the-Neck Smartphone

    A neck collar restores proper alignment of a person’s head and neck when suffering from “text neck.”
    Online Exclusives Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 01.07.19

  • WishBone Medical Responds to OrthoPediatrics’ Announcement

    WishBone Medical Responds to OrthoPediatrics’ Announcement

    Wishbone accuses the company of bullying and using anti-competitive and cowardly tactics.
    WishBone Medical 01.04.19


  • OrthoPediatrics Files Sanctions Motion Against Former Employee & WishBone Medical

    OrthoPediatrics Files Sanctions Motion Against Former Employee & WishBone Medical

    Underlying lawsuit alleges Robert von Seggern stole OrthoPediatrics’ trade secrets and confidential information, then turned those over to WishBone Medical.
    GlobeNewswire 01.03.19

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Contract Manufacturing | Supply Chain
    Sounding Board: 2018 Reflections and Looking Ahead

    Sounding Board: 2018 Reflections and Looking Ahead

    ODT’s board members speak on 2018’s most significant headlines and offer insights on what’s on the horizon for the industry.
    Online Exclusives ODT Editorial Advisory Board 12.18.18

  • Trauma/Sports
    Smith & Nephew Buys Ceterix Orthopaedics for up to $105M

    Smith & Nephew Buys Ceterix Orthopaedics for up to $105M

    Ceterix is the developer of the NovoStitch Pro Meniscal Repair System.
    Smith & Nephew plc 12.18.18


  • CONMED Corp. to Acquire Buffalo Filter for $365M

    CONMED Corp. to Acquire Buffalo Filter for $365M

    Transaction adds category leader in the surgical smoke evacuation market to its General Surgery portfolio.
    Business Wire 12.14.18

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Bracing/Prosthetics | Imaging
    Creating Customized Orthopedic Products Using Handheld 3D Scanners

    Creating Customized Orthopedic Products Using Handheld 3D Scanners

    The story of a company leveraging the scanning technology to eliminate significant labor time and costs of traditional methods.
    Online Exclusives Andrei Vakulenko, Chief Business Development Officer, Artec 3D 12.11.18

  • Reworked Tax Relief Package Could Delay Medical Device Tax Five More Years

    Reworked Tax Relief Package Could Delay Medical Device Tax Five More Years

    The House Ways and Means Committee introduced the legislation in response to urgent relief from recent natural disasters.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 12.11.18


  • Spine/Neurology | Trauma/Sports
    Reconnecting the Disconnected: Using AI to Restore Movement in Paralyzed Limbs

    Reconnecting the Disconnected: Using AI to Restore Movement in Paralyzed Limbs

    UA receives $1.2 million NIH grant to use AI to restore movement in paralyzed limbs.
    Videos University of Arizona Health Sciences 12.07.18

  • Large Joint
    Recall History of DePuy Knee Replacement Systems

    Recall History of DePuy Knee Replacement Systems

    Has the manufacturer faced an unusually high number of recalls for its knee systems compared to competitive manufacturers?
    Online Exclusives Laura Pearson, Chief Editor, Recall Report 12.05.18

  • Extremities | Large Joint | MIS/Robotics | Spine/Neurology | Trauma/Sports
    The YouTube for the Orthopedic Industry

    The YouTube for the Orthopedic Industry

    VuMedi is an exclusively healthcare-based video platform that caters to surgeons, physicians, and the orthopedic industry.
    Online Exclusives Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 12.05.18

  • Design | Research & Development
    Design Excellence Drives Market Performance

    Design Excellence Drives Market Performance

    Employing a user-centered design strategy in orthopedic device development can set a company apart from competitors.
    Dr. Bryce Rutter, Founder and CEO, Metaphase Design Group Inc. 11.30.18

  • Materials
    Material Matters: New Offerings for Orthopedic Technologies

    Material Matters: New Offerings for Orthopedic Technologies

    An examination of the transformation within orthopedic material selection from traditional metals to newer alternatives.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 11.30.18

  • Trauma/Sports
    Damage Control: A Q&A with Three Trauma Technology Firms

    Damage Control: A Q&A with Three Trauma Technology Firms

    Technologies to treat traumatic orthopedic injuries must be efficient, intuitive, and applied quickly to prevent further harm
    Sam Brusco , Associate Editor 11.30.18