Author: Drue De Angelis

TransEnterix Announces US 510(k) FDA Clearance for Senhance Surgical Robotic System
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TransEnterix Announces US 510(k) FDA Clearance for Senhance Surgical Robotic System

October 13, 2017 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE American: TRXC), a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced the Company has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Senhance™ Surgical Robotic System. “The clearance of the Senhance System in […]

NuVasive Receives Expanded FDA 510(k) Clearance For TLX Interbody System Used In TLIF Procedures
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NuVasive Receives Expanded FDA 510(k) Clearance For TLX Interbody System Used In TLIF Procedures

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, today announced an expanded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the Company’s TLX interbody system, used in the leading spinal fusion surgery. New clearance […]

DePuy Synthes EMEA Showcases Minimally Invasive Spine System Designed To Improve Intraoperative Efficiencies
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DePuy Synthes EMEA Showcases Minimally Invasive Spine System Designed To Improve Intraoperative Efficiencies

Dublin, Ireland – 11 October 2017 –Today, DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, unveiled the VIPER PRIME™ System, an innovative Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) pedicle screw designed to simplify MIS spinal fusion surgery. VIPER PRIME reduces the number of instruments needed, the number of instrument […]

Mazor Robotics Appoints Medical Device Industry Veteran Ron Tavlin as Vice President- Business Development
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Mazor Robotics Appoints Medical Device Industry Veteran Ron Tavlin as Vice President- Business Development

October 13, 2017 CAESAREA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE: MZOR; NASDAQGM: MZOR), a pioneer and a leader in the field of surgical robotic guidance systems, announced the appointment of Ron A. Tavlin as Vice President, Business Development. In this newly created role, Mr. Tavlin will report directly to Ori Hadomi, […]

The Big Squeeze – Reps are ditching Big Ortho bags to build their own. Why it’s happening, and how to be successful.
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The Big Squeeze – Reps are ditching Big Ortho bags to build their own. Why it’s happening, and how to be successful.

Published on October 11, 2017/ By Drue DeAngelis, Executive Search in Ortho Spine Industry I have seen a lot of tenured ortho sales people leave the comfort of “Big Ortho” and take on the role of Distributor or rep for much smaller start-ups. I want to deconstruct the forces driving this […]

EOS imaging Reports 28% Sales Growth for the Third Quarter 2017
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EOS imaging Reports 28% Sales Growth for the Third Quarter 2017

October 12, 2017 PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EOS imaging (Paris:EOSI) (Euronext, FR0011191766 – EOSI – Eligible PEA – SME), the pioneer of orthopaedic medical imaging, 2D/3D, today announced its (non-audited) consolidated sales for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. The Company also announced the appointment of Eric Maulavé as Chief Operating Officer […]

Oska Wellness Wins TechCo’s 2017 Startup of the Year Competition
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Oska Wellness Wins TechCo’s 2017 Startup of the Year Competition

October 11, 2017/Adam Rowe Oska Wellness, a health-tech, wearable pain relief device startup based out of Carlsbad, CA, is the 2017 Startup of the Year winner. The announcement, made at the Innovate Celebrate conference held by TechCo in partnership with CTA, came following a three-day event attended by 100 startup semifinalists, and […]

K2M’s Lamellar 3D Titanium Technology™, BACS™ Surgical Planner, & RAVINE® Lateral Access System to Be Presented at EUROSPINE 2017
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K2M’s Lamellar 3D Titanium Technology™, BACS™ Surgical Planner, & RAVINE® Lateral Access System to Be Presented at EUROSPINE 2017

LEESBURG, Va., Oct. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTWO) (the “Company” or “K2M”), a global leader of complex spine and minimally invasive solutions focused on achieving three-dimensional Total Body Balance™, today announced that clinical data related to K2M spinal solutions will be presented at EUROSPINE 2017, occurring October 11–13, […]

Orthocell Appoints Surgical Specialties as Exclusive Distributor
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Orthocell Appoints Surgical Specialties as Exclusive Distributor

October 10, 2017 PERTH, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regenerative medicine company Orthocell Limited (ASX:OCC, “Orthocell” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has appointed Surgical Specialties Pty Ltd (Surgical Specialties) as its exclusive distributor in Australia and New Zealand for its world leading cell therapies for tendon regeneration (Ortho-ATI®) and cartilage regeneration […]

AlloSource President and CEO Thomas Cycyota Receives American Association of Tissue Banks Award
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AlloSource President and CEO Thomas Cycyota Receives American Association of Tissue Banks Award

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Oct. 10, 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 that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Cycyota, received the Jeanne C. Mowe Distinguished Service Award from […]

Nuvasive Files Lawsuit Against Patrick S. Miles To Protect Corporate Assets And Stakeholders’ Interests
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Nuvasive Files Lawsuit Against Patrick S. Miles To Protect Corporate Assets And Stakeholders’ Interests

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, today announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the Delaware Chancery Court against Patrick S. Miles, former vice chairman of the Company and a member of NuVasive’s Board […]