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  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Spine/Neurology
    Stryker Rolls Out 3D-Printed Monterey AL Interbody System

    Stryker Rolls Out 3D-Printed Monterey AL Interbody System

    The latest addition to Stryker’s growing 3D-printed interbody device portfolio.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 10.04.22

  • ODT

    ODT's Most-Read Stories This Week—Oct. 1

    A listing of the most popular items from the past seven days.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 10.01.22

  • Large Joint | MIS/Robotics
    Smith+Nephew Completes First Robotic Revision Knee Surgery

    Smith+Nephew Completes First Robotic Revision Knee Surgery

    CORI handheld robotic assistance used in first-ever knee revision replacement.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 09.26.22


  • Breast Cancer Survivor Living Near Medical Sterilization Plant Awarded $363M

    Breast Cancer Survivor Living Near Medical Sterilization Plant Awarded $363M

    Sterigenics vows to appeal the decision.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 09.22.22

  • LESSONS from the Lab

    LESSONS from the Lab

    Challenges are addressed and best practices shared for medical device manufacturers with questions about testing.
    09.21.22

  • Spine/Neurology
    Stryker

    Stryker's OptaBlate Bone Tumor Ablation Gains FDA Nod

    OptaBlate is Stryker’s first interventional oncology technology.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 09.20.22


  • ODT

    ODT's Most-Read Stories This Week—Sept. 17

    A listing of the most popular items from the past seven days.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 09.17.22

  • Diversity and Orthopedics: Still No Change

    Diversity and Orthopedics: Still No Change

    Diversifying orthopedics is likely to take time.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 09.16.22

  • The Amazon Effect on the Orthopedics Industry

    The Amazon Effect on the Orthopedics Industry

    Amazon clearly sees what many of us have forgotten in our focus on orthopedic surgeons.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 09.16.22


  • Balancing Act: Why and How I Made Major Shifts for Success

    Balancing Act: Why and How I Made Major Shifts for Success

    There’s a toxic ideology when it comes to the 60- to 80-hour work week and the expectations that are out there.
    Dawn A. Lissy , President, Empirical 09.16.22

  • Materials
    Why a Polymer Is Critical to Successful Orthopedic Device Performance

    Why a Polymer Is Critical to Successful Orthopedic Device Performance

    UHMW-PE), is uniquely suited to meet the high standards for biocompatibility and flexibility required in manufacturing orthopedic implants.
    Rainer Walkenhorst, Ph.D. , Senior Manager, Technology & Innovation Engineered Materials, Celanese 09.16.22

  • Imaging
    AI-Driven Computer Vision in Orthopedic Surgery: Opportunities and Benefits

    AI-Driven Computer Vision in Orthopedic Surgery: Opportunities and Benefits

    With computer vision, orthopedic surgeons have found their driver assistance.
    Moshe Safran , CEO, RSIP Vision USA 09.16.22

  • Considerations in Heading East: A Beginner’s Guide to Japan and PMDA

    Considerations in Heading East: A Beginner’s Guide to Japan and PMDA

    Manufacturers should be aware of the unique characteristics of the Japanese regulatory process.
    Samuel Pollard, General Manager, Vorpal Technologies - a MCRA company 09.16.22

  • Biocompatibility & Testing
    How Statistics Can Reduce Medical Device Inspection Time

    How Statistics Can Reduce Medical Device Inspection Time

    Highlighting three statistical methods that can help CMs and OEMs work together to reduce inspection time.
    Jack Wieland , Project Manager, Lowell Inc. 09.16.22

  • Extremities | Large Joint | Packaging & Sterilization | Spine/Neurology
    Initiating Implant Infection Innovation

    Initiating Implant Infection Innovation

    Effort must be put forth by a collaboration between industry and regulators to enable the development of technology to reduce the risks of orthopedic implants.
    Gerald McDonnell, BSc, Ph.D. , Senior Director, Microbiological Quality & Sterility Assurance, J&J 09.16.22

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