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PolarityTE™ Announces Application of SkinTE™ on First Patients

Orthocell Granted European Tendon Regeneration Patent
Regulatory Sports Medicine

Orthocell Granted European Tendon Regeneration Patent

December 14, 2017 PERTH, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regenerative medicine company Orthocell Limited (ASX:OCC, “Orthocell” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has been granted a key European Patent. The patent is entitled ‘Culture medium, culturing method and use of tenocytes’ protecting the method of manufacturing tendon regeneration cells (Tenocytes) to form […]

OrthoPediatrics Corp. Appoints Samuel D. Riccitelli to its Board of Directors
Extremities

OrthoPediatrics Corp. Appoints Samuel D. Riccitelli to its Board of Directors

WARSAW, Ind., Dec. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OrthoPediatrics Corp. (“OrthoPediatrics”) (NASDAQ:KIDS), a company exclusively focused on advancing the field of pediatric orthopedics, announced today the appointment of Samuel D. Riccitelli to its Board of Directors as an independent member, effective immediately. The appointment of Mr. Riccitelli brings the Company’s […]

NuVasive Appoints Experienced Spine Executive Michael Piccirillo To Lead New Global Surgeon Education Platform
Spine Top Stories

NuVasive Appoints Experienced Spine Executive Michael Piccirillo To Lead New Global Surgeon Education Platform

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, announced today the expansion of its renowned surgeon education program into a Clinical Professional Development (CPD) global platform for surgeons that integrates surgical training with […]

AlloSource Announces Raime Leeby Muhle As Chief Financial Officer
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AlloSource Announces Raime Leeby Muhle As Chief Financial Officer

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — AlloSource, one of the nation’s largest providers of cartilage, bone, skin, soft-tissue and cellular allografts for use in surgical procedures and wound care to advance patient healing, today announced the appointment of Raime Leeby Muhle as Chief Financial Officer. With over 18 years of experience, her background […]

Stimwave Appoints Industry Veteran Jim Surek as Chief Commercialization Officer and Adds Konstantin Slavin, M.D. to Medical Advisory Board
Extremities

Stimwave Appoints Industry Veteran Jim Surek as Chief Commercialization Officer and Adds Konstantin Slavin, M.D. to Medical Advisory Board

December 14, 2017 POMPANO BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stimwave LLC, a medical device manufacturer and independent research institute headquartered in South Florida, announced the appointment of Konstantin Slavin, M.D. to its medical board of advisors and the appointment of industry veteran Jim Surek to the position of chief commercialization officer. The expansion […]

Willamette Surgery Center First in Oregon to Receive Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement
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Willamette Surgery Center First in Oregon to Receive Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

SALEM, Ore., Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Willamette Surgery Center, in partnership with Hope Orthopedics of Oregon, is the first facility in Oregon to receive advanced certification for outpatient total hip and total knee replacement. Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission focuses on all aspects of outpatient hip and knee replacement, from […]

NuVasive To Acquire SafePassage
Spine Top Stories

NuVasive To Acquire SafePassage

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, and SafePassage™, a privately-held provider of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) services, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which NuVasive will acquire […]

AAOS approves diagnostic and treatment criteria for osteoarthritis of the hip
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AAOS approves diagnostic and treatment criteria for osteoarthritis of the hip

ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors approved new Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hip. The AAOS AUCs provide clinicians with algorithms on how to optimally treat an orthopaedic injury or condition, including hypothetical scenarios and possible treatments, […]

VEXIM Announces the Results of the Simplified Tender Offer Initiated by Stryker
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VEXIM Announces the Results of the Simplified Tender Offer Initiated by Stryker

December 12, 2017 BALMA, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: VEXIM (Paris:ALVXM), a medical device company specializing in the minimally invasive treatment of vertebral fractures listed on Euronext Growth (FR0011072602 – ALVXM), announces that the simplified public tender offer for the shares and BSAAR warrants of VEXIM (the “offer”), initiated by Stryker France […]

THINK Surgical, Inc. Receives CE Mark Approval for the TSolution One® Surgical System for Total Knee Arthroplasty
Recon Regulatory Robotics

THINK Surgical, Inc. Receives CE Mark Approval for the TSolution One® Surgical System for Total Knee Arthroplasty

FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — THINK Surgical Inc., a global medical device manufacturer of the only active robotic surgical system for orthopaedic surgery, announces that it has received CE Mark approval for the TSolution One® Surgical System, bringing active robotic precision to Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA). The TSolution One Surgical System […]