Author: Josh Sandberg

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

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

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

Camber Spine Announces FDA Clearance Of Spira™-C Open Matrix Cervical Interbody
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Camber Spine Announces FDA Clearance Of Spira™-C Open Matrix Cervical Interbody

WAYNE, Pa., Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Camber Spine announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its SPIRA™-C Open Matrix Cervical Interbody device, an innovative interbody fusion implant, second in the SPIRA™ family to employ a novel arched design as well as […]

EIT Emerging Implant Technologies Announces Agreement with HCA
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EIT Emerging Implant Technologies Announces Agreement with HCA

ROSWELL, GA (PRWEB) DECEMBER 11, 2017 Emerging Implant Technologies GmbH (EIT), a German medical device manufacturer exclusively focused on creating innovative technologies for spinal application by utilizing additive manufacturing, announces that it has now successfully completed the contracting process with HealthTrust related to an HCA contract and is now able to […]

Omnia Medical: First PEEK-OPTIMA™ HA Enhanced Vertebral Body Replacement System to Enter US Market
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Omnia Medical: First PEEK-OPTIMA™ HA Enhanced Vertebral Body Replacement System to Enter US Market

THORNTON CLEVELEYS, UK (PRWEB) DECEMBER 07, 2017 ‘Omnia Medical VBR’ has been granted the first US FDA 510(k) clearance for a vertebral body replacement (VBR) system manufactured from PEEK-OPTIMA™ HA Enhanced polymer, from Invibio Biomaterial Solutions, for use in the thoracolumbar spine to replace a collapsed, damaged, or unstable vertebral body. […]

WishBone Medical Inc. Names Jean-Pierre Capdevielle as Chief Strategy Officer and Board Member
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WishBone Medical Inc. Names Jean-Pierre Capdevielle as Chief Strategy Officer and Board Member

Warsaw, Indiana, December 6, 2017 – WishBone Medical, Inc., a new pediatric orthopedic company in Warsaw, Indiana, announced that Jean-Pierre “JP” Capdevielle has taken on the role of Chief Strategy Officer.  Mr. Capdevielle has also been elected unanimously by the Board of Directors to serve as a Director for WishBone […]

In2Bones Announces FDA Clearance of the CoLink® View “See-Through” Plating System
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In2Bones Announces FDA Clearance of the CoLink® View “See-Through” Plating System

December 05, 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 an addition to its CoLink® Forefoot Bone Plating System used to stabilize bones during the post-surgical healing process. The addition will be marketed under the CoLink View brand […]

Amplitude Surgical: Commercial Launch of the ACLip®, an Innovation in (ACL) Reconstruction Knee Surgery
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Amplitude Surgical: Commercial Launch of the ACLip®, an Innovation in (ACL) Reconstruction Knee Surgery

December 04, 2017 VALENCE, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Amplitude Surgical (ISIN: FR0012789667, Ticker: AMPLI, PEA-PME eligible) (Paris:AMPLI), a leading French player on the global surgical technology market for lower-limb orthopedics, announces the commercial launch of the AClip®, its innovation in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction knee surgery. Olivier Jallabert, Chairman and […]

Dr. Adam Lewis to Adopt EOI’s FLXfit™ Articulated and Expandable Cages as His Treatment of Choice for MIS TLIF
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Dr. Adam Lewis to Adopt EOI’s FLXfit™ Articulated and Expandable Cages as His Treatment of Choice for MIS TLIF

OR AKIVA, Israel, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Expanding Orthopedics Inc. (EOI), a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery, is proud to announce that Dr. Adam Lewis of Jackson MS is the first surgeon in Mississippi to adopt the FLXfit™ 3D Expandable Cage as his treatment of choice for […]