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  • Bracing/Prosthetics
    Working to Change the Future of Prosthetics

    Working to Change the Future of Prosthetics

    An electrical and computer engineering master’s student is working to lower the barriers to entry for fabricating artificial muscle actuators.
    Videos Kritin Karkare, UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering 03.22.19

  • Biologics
    Disrupting the Ceramic Bone Graft Substitute Sector

    Disrupting the Ceramic Bone Graft Substitute Sector

    NuVasive's AttraX drives increased bone formation, faster fusion than traditional ceramic bone grafts.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 03.21.19

  • MIS/Robotics | Spine/Neurology
    Brainlab Acquires Robotics Platform Company Medineering

    Brainlab Acquires Robotics Platform Company Medineering

    This strategic move increases the depth of the Brainlab portfolio in cranial surgery and strengthens its offering in spinal surgery.
    Business Wire 03.20.19


  • Biologics
    Biologics

    Biologics' Backbone

    The explosion in spinal fusion procedures is leading to the development of innovative regenerative treatments.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella 03.18.19

  • AAOS News: Kristy L. Weber, M.D. Named First Female AAOS President

    AAOS News: Kristy L. Weber, M.D. Named First Female AAOS President

    Her presidency marks the third year of a four-year term of volunteer service, after serving as vice president of the Academy for the previous two years.
    PR Newswire 03.15.19

  • Biologics
    Unconventional Solutions

    Unconventional Solutions

    Seed Biotech developing orthobiologics solutions from 'alternative sources.'
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 03.15.19


  • Large Joint | MIS/Robotics
    Exactech Acquires XpandOrtho to Enhance Computer-Assisted Surgery

    Exactech Acquires XpandOrtho to Enhance Computer-Assisted Surgery

    Leverages ligament-balancing technology to expand ExactechGPS computer-assisted knee replacement system.
    Business Wire 03.14.19

  • Extremities
    Stryker Acquires OrthoSpace for Up to $220M

    Stryker Acquires OrthoSpace for Up to $220M

    OrthoSpace’s product portfolio provides a highly differentiated technology for the treatment of massive irreparable rotator cuff tears.
    GlobeNewswire 03.14.19

  • Imaging | Large Joint | Software & Quality
    Smith & Nephew Buys Brainlab

    Smith & Nephew Buys Brainlab's Joint Reconstruction Biz

    The two companies enter into a strategic collaboration for future development of technology for digital surgery across a broad range of clinical areas.
    PR Newswire 03.14.19


  • Biologics
    Smith & Nephew Acquires Osiris Therapeutics for $660M

    Smith & Nephew Acquires Osiris Therapeutics for $660M

    Osiris makes regenerative medicine products, including skin, bone graft, and articular cartilage substitutes.
    PR Newswire 03.12.19

  • Biologics
    Orthobiologics

    Orthobiologics' Precious Balance

    Harmonizing patient outcomes, long-term safety/efficacy, and costs is the secret to success in the orthobiologics market.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 03.12.19

  • Biologics
    Orthobiologics

    Orthobiologics' High Reward

    Demand for regenerative treatments is fueling growth in the sector, but the high cost of these therapies could curb overall market expansion.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 03.07.19

  • Large Joint | MIS/Robotics
    Corin Enters Robotic Knee Surgery Market with OMNI Orthopaedics Buy

    Corin Enters Robotic Knee Surgery Market with OMNI Orthopaedics Buy

    OMNIBotics is an imageless TKR solution that combines a robotic cutting guide with the world’s first robotic tool to measure ligament function.
    Corin Group 03.07.19

  • FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to Step Down

    FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to Step Down

    The 46-year-old physician, former venture capitalist, and drug consultant is due to resign in a month.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.05.19

  • Biologics
    Myoscience to be Acquired by Pacira

    Myoscience to be Acquired by Pacira

    The company’s iovera° system offers targeted, long-lasting non-opioid pain management.
    Business Wire 03.05.19