Author: Josh Sandberg

Exactech Expands Presence in Japan with Newly Approved Shoulder, Knee and Hip Replacement Systems
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Exactech Expands Presence in Japan with Newly Approved Shoulder, Knee and Hip Replacement Systems

June 22, 2017 GAINESVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products and biologic solutions for extremities, knee and hip, announced today that the company marked the first clinical use of recently approved shoulder, knee and hip replacement systems in Japan this quarter. […]

Implanet announces the commercial launch of the new JAZZ™ braid in Europe and the United States
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Implanet announces the commercial launch of the new JAZZ™ braid in Europe and the United States

June 22, 2017 BORDEAUX, France & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: IMPLANET (Paris:IMPL) (OTCQX:IMPZY) (Euronext: IMPL, FR0010458729, PEA-PME eligible; OTCQX: IMPZY), a medical technology company specializing in vertebral and knee-surgery implants, today announces that it has obtained marketing clearance from the U.S. and European regulatory authorities to market its new JAZZ™ braid. The […]

Spine Surgery Is No ‘Magic Cure’
Spine

Spine Surgery Is No ‘Magic Cure’

Neel Anand, M.D. • May 31, 2017 From professional golfer Tiger Woods’ multiple spine surgeries dating back to 2014, to Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr’s failed back surgery in 2015 and its resulting complications, a very bright public spotlight has been placed on the efficacy of spine surgery. […]

Zyga Receives New Patent Allowances for SImmetry® Sacroiliac Joint Fusion System
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Zyga Receives New Patent Allowances for SImmetry® Sacroiliac Joint Fusion System

MINNETONKA, Minn., June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zyga Technology, Inc., a medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of minimally invasive devices to treat underserved conditions of the lumbar spine, today announced the issuance of a new US Patent representing continued advancement of the SImmetry Sacroiliac Joint Fusion […]

Medicrea Announces Capital Raise of € 13 Million Through a Successful Private Placement
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Medicrea Announces Capital Raise of € 13 Million Through a Successful Private Placement

June 19, 2017 LYON, France & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Medicrea Group (ISIN : FR0004178572 – ALMED, eligible to PEA-PME), pioneering the convergence of healthcare IT and next-generation, outcome-centered device design and manufacturing with UNiD™ ASI technology, announced today the successful capital increase for the benefit of a specific category of beneficiaries […]

EIT Emerging Implant Technologies Moves Toward Commercialization of its 3D Printed Cellular Titanium Implants in the United States
Spine Top Stories

EIT Emerging Implant Technologies Moves Toward Commercialization of its 3D Printed Cellular Titanium Implants in the United States

Emerging Implant Technologies GmbH (EIT), a German medical device manufacturer exclusively focused on creating innovative technologies for spinal application by utilizing additive manufacturing, announces major milestones in preparation of its expected 510(k) approval later this year. EIT Cellular Titanium® is a porous titanium structure that has been designed according to […]

K2M Introduces First-of-Its-Kind SAHARA™ AL Expandable Stabilization System
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K2M Introduces First-of-Its-Kind SAHARA™ AL Expandable Stabilization System

LEESBURG, Va., June 20, 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 the introduction of the SAHARA™ AL Expandable Stabilization System, the Company’s first expandable offering […]

ConforMIS Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for iTotal Hip System
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ConforMIS Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for iTotal Hip System

BILLERICA, Mass., June 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ConforMIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFMS), a medical technology company that offers knee replacement implants customized to fit each patient’s unique anatomy, today announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance of the Company’s primary iTotal Hip replacement system. “Having treated over 50,000 patients with customized […]

Next Generation Lumbar Fusion Devices by Meditech Spine Aims to Improve Surgical Outcomes, Receives FDA Clearance
Regulatory Spine

Next Generation Lumbar Fusion Devices by Meditech Spine Aims to Improve Surgical Outcomes, Receives FDA Clearance

ATLANTA, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Spine surgery offers a new lease on life for patients experiencing back pain and discomfort. With an estimated 450,000+ lumbar fusions performed each year in the United States, surgeons are familiar with Meditech Spine’s Talos® Lumbar Peek devices as essential components in the procedures […]

Medicrea Announces FDA Clearance and Initial Experience with PASS® TULIP Top-Loading Fixation
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Medicrea Announces FDA Clearance and Initial Experience with PASS® TULIP Top-Loading Fixation

June 16, 2017 LYON, France & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Medicrea Group (Alternext Paris: FR0004178572 – ALMED), pioneering the convergence of healthcare IT and next-generation, outcome-centered device design and manufacturing with UNiD™ ASI technology, announced today that it has received FDA 510(k) Clearance and performed first surgeries with PASS® TULIP top-loading […]