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  • Biologics
    Medtech Matters: FDA’s Ambiguity on Hyaluronic Acid

    Medtech Matters: FDA’s Ambiguity on Hyaluronic Acid

    MPO's Sean Fenske speaks with Mike Daley of OrthogenRx about the role HA plays in alleviating knee pain and the challenges with the FDA over it.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 03.02.21

  • Contract Manufacturing

    Orthopedic Innovators: Optimizing the Contract Services Experience

    Mike Conrad of Precision Medical Technologies offers a number of best practices to keep top of mind when enlisting aid from a manufacturing partner.

  • Spine/Neurology
    NuVasive Nabs Simplify Medical for $150M

    NuVasive Nabs Simplify Medical for $150M

    The firm obtains the Simplify Cervical Artificial Disc for cervical total disc replacement.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 02.24.21

  • Trauma/Sports
    C2Dx Buys Stryker

    C2Dx Buys Stryker's T/Pump

    The T/Pump is often used to treat acute injuries, chronic pain, and muscle strains.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 02.17.21


  • Large Joint
    Orthopedic Solutions from Man’s Best Friend

    Orthopedic Solutions from Man’s Best Friend

    One company wants to turn an innovation from veterinary medicine into a better quality of life for human patients.
    Online Exclusives Marc Knebel, Global Segment Head Medical Systems—Head of VESTAKEEP Europe bei Evonik Operations GmbH 02.11.21

  • Biologics
    The FDA’s Flip-Flop on Hyaluronic Acid

    The FDA’s Flip-Flop on Hyaluronic Acid

    Offering an introduction to this treatment modality for osteoarthritis, this article also looks at recent changes at FDA.
    Online Exclusives Mike Daley, CEO, OrthogenRx 02.10.21

  • Spine/Neurology
    Neo Medical Buys TriOs Medical; Appoints New U.S. President

    Neo Medical Buys TriOs Medical; Appoints New U.S. President

    The firm also deployed a new U.S.-focused organizational structure.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 02.10.21


  • Instruments
    Instrumentation Innovations: A Review of Instrument Manufacturing

    Instrumentation Innovations: A Review of Instrument Manufacturing

    Manufacturing today’s surgical instruments is a challenging process and more orthopedic firms are seeking assistance from partners.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 02.08.21

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    The Total Package: Packaging and Sterilization for Orthopedics

    The Total Package: Packaging and Sterilization for Orthopedics

    Compatibility between product packaging and sterilization is essential for timely market launches, quality, and patient safety.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 02.08.21

  • Biologics
    Helping Nature Take Its Course: A Biologics Breakdown

    Helping Nature Take Its Course: A Biologics Breakdown

    Examining the technologies designed to help the body heal itself following orthopedic and spinal surgery.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 02.08.21


  • Striving to Attain a Gain on the Pain

    Striving to Attain a Gain on the Pain

    A growing number of orthopedic patients are wrestling with fear, perhaps fueled in part by variant virus strains believed to be more contagious.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 02.08.21

  • Rethink Your Orthopedic ASC Strategy, Part 1

    Rethink Your Orthopedic ASC Strategy, Part 1

    ASCs have adopted a strategy to focus on predictable, low-risk procedures with lower complication rates in an out-of-hospital setting.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 02.08.21

  • Pandemic-Level Playing Field: How COVID-19 Made Space for Progress

    Pandemic-Level Playing Field: How COVID-19 Made Space for Progress

    Pandemic restrictions may have diminished certain advantages large companies hold over small and mid-sized competitors.
    Dawn A. Lissy, Founder & President, Empirical 02.08.21

  • Tips for Reigniting Your MDR/IVDR Preparation

    Tips for Reigniting Your MDR/IVDR Preparation

    To get the MDR/IVDR preparation ball rolling again, here are four processes to help refocus on achieving compliance with the updated regulations.
    Nicolle Cannon, Founder and CEO, Cannon Quality Group LLC 02.08.21

  • Biologics
    An FDA Regulatory Perspective on Bone Grafts

    An FDA Regulatory Perspective on Bone Grafts

    There are various bone grafts with different composition, source, mechanical strength, and functional biological mechanisms.
    Mehdi Kazemzadeh-Narbat, Ph.D., Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs, MCRA LLC 02.08.21