Author: Josh Sandberg

GLOBUS MEDICAL ANNOUNCES FDA 510(K) CLEARANCE FOR EXCELSIUS GPS™
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GLOBUS MEDICAL ANNOUNCES FDA 510(K) CLEARANCE FOR EXCELSIUS GPS™

AUDUBON, Pa., Aug. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions company, today announced that the Excelsius GPS™, a revolutionary robotic guidance and navigation system, has been 510(k) cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This platform technology supports minimally invasive and open orthopedic […]

Stryker’s Spine Division Receives FDA Clearance for Serrato Pedicle Screw
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Stryker’s Spine Division Receives FDA Clearance for Serrato Pedicle Screw

August 16, 2017 ALLENDALE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stryker’s Spine division today announced that its Serrato™ Pedicle Screw, intended for use in the non-cervical spine as part of the company’s successful Xia® 3 Spinal System, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Serrato Pedicle Screws feature enhanced serrated cutting flutes, […]

Renowned Orthopaedic Specialists Publish First Collection of Rebound Bracing Clinical Articles
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Renowned Orthopaedic Specialists Publish First Collection of Rebound Bracing Clinical Articles

August 15th, 2017 A group of internationally recognized orthopaedic surgeons has published the first collection of clinical cases utilizing Rebound® braces from Össur. The innovative Rebound line includes indication-specific Functional Healing braces designed to optimize patient healing while maintaining function and mobility. “We are gratified that some of the world’s most respected […]

Colorado pediatric-surgery tech maker reaches deal with California’s Intuitive Surgical
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Colorado pediatric-surgery tech maker reaches deal with California’s Intuitive Surgical

Aug 15, 2017 – Reporter Greg Avery, Denver Business Journal A Colorado medical device startup making surgical tools for minimally-invasive operations on children has reached a deal with one of the best-known makers of surgery robotics used on adults. Louisville-based JustRight Surgical expects its new licensing pact with Intuitive Surgical, the Sunnyvale, California-based maker of […]

SANUWAVE Health Reports Second Quarter Financial Results and Provides a Business Update
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SANUWAVE Health Reports Second Quarter Financial Results and Provides a Business Update

SUWANEE, GA–(Marketwired – Aug 14, 2017) – SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (OTCQB: SNWV), today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017 and provided a business update. The Company will host a conference call at 10:30AM Eastern Time on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Highlights of the second quarter and recent […]

Pennsylvania Hospital Neurosurgeon Performs the First Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery in Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania Hospital Neurosurgeon Performs the First Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery in Pennsylvania

August 10, 2017-Penn Medicine News PHILADELPHIA – Spine disc related low back and leg pain is a major challenge and is the second most common reason that patients visit the doctor in the United States—outnumbered only be respiratory infections—and is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Compression of the spinal nerves is one […]

Renovis® Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for 3D-Printed Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Systems
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Renovis® Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for 3D-Printed Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Systems

REDLANDS, Calif., Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Renovis Surgical Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market posterior lumbar Tesera® porous titanium interbody fusion systems. These systems feature implants for direct posterior (PLIF) or transforaminal (TLIF) approaches in both straight and […]

Expanding Orthopedics Inc. Granted Two Additional US Patents in the Expandable Interbody Domain
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Expanding Orthopedics Inc. Granted Two Additional US Patents in the Expandable Interbody Domain

OR-AKIVA, Israel, August 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Expanding Orthopedics Inc. (EOI), a medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery, is excited to announce that it has been granted two additional US Patents by the USPTO covering its unique and diverse expandable cage technology, strengthening its position in […]

Hip Innovation Technology Initiates Clinical Trial of its Novel Hip Replacement System for the Treatment of Total Hip Arthroplasty
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Hip Innovation Technology Initiates Clinical Trial of its Novel Hip Replacement System for the Treatment of Total Hip Arthroplasty

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hip Innovation Technology, LLC (HIT), a medical device company developing innovative orthopedic device solutions to advance the quality of life and quality of care for patients, today announces the initiation of a Multi-Center Prospective Study in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty for its lead hip replacement […]

ConforMIS Acquires Machining and Polishing Assets from Broad Peak Manufacturing
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ConforMIS Acquires Machining and Polishing Assets from Broad Peak Manufacturing

BILLERICA, Mass., Aug. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ConforMIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFMS), a medical technology company that offers joint replacement implants customized to fit each patient’s unique anatomy, today announced that it has acquired the machining and polishing assets of Broad Peak Manufacturing, LLC, a high-precision surface preparation and finishing facility.  […]

MiMedx Hits Milestone of One Million Allografts Distributed
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MiMedx Hits Milestone of One Million Allografts Distributed

MARIETTA, Ga., Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing regenerative and therapeutic biologics utilizing human placental tissue allografts with patent-protected processes for multiple sectors of healthcare, announced today that the Company has now distributed over 1,000,000 allografts to date for application […]

100th Patient Enrolled in Clinical Trials for Active Implants’ NUsurface® Meniscus Implant
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100th Patient Enrolled in Clinical Trials for Active Implants’ NUsurface® Meniscus Implant

August 09, 2017 MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Active Implants, LLC, a company that develops orthopedic implant solutions, today announced enrollment of the 100th patient in clinical trials evaluating the NUsurface® Meniscus Implant for the treatment of persistent knee pain caused by injured or deteriorating meniscus tissue. The surgery was performed by orthopedic surgeon […]

In2Bones USA Announces FDA Clearance on Two Key Implant Systems
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In2Bones USA Announces FDA Clearance on Two Key Implant Systems

August 08, 2017 MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In2Bones Global, Inc. today announced that its In2Bones USA, LLC subsidiary has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its new Fracture and Correction System. The System will be marketed under the 5MS™ Fracture Repair System and the CoLag™ Locking Compression Screw System brand names. The 5MS Fracture […]