Extremities

Knee osteoarthritis: Steroid injections offer no benefit, study suggests
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Knee osteoarthritis: Steroid injections offer no benefit, study suggests

Written by Honor Whiteman , Published 5-16-2017 Patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis do not benefit from steroid injections, concludes a new study published in JAMA. Study co-author Timothy E. McAlindon, of Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA, and colleagues found that steroid injections administered every 3 months were no better than […]

Lima Corporate Celebrates 15 years of SMR System by Launching Two New Additions to the Shoulder Portfolio
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Lima Corporate Celebrates 15 years of SMR System by Launching Two New Additions to the Shoulder Portfolio

San Daniele del Friuli, Udine, Italy – 15th May 2017 – Lima Corporate is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the SMR shoulder modular system, by launching the SMR Bone Graft Instruments and Lima Personalized Surgical Instruments (LPSI). This anniversary positions Lima as the pioneer in modularity applied to shoulder replacement. […]

Conventus Orthopaedics Raises $20 Million to Fund Revolutionary Cage™ Extremity Fracture Repair Therapy
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Conventus Orthopaedics Raises $20 Million to Fund Revolutionary Cage™ Extremity Fracture Repair Therapy

MINNEAPOLIS, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Conventus Orthopaedics, Inc., a medical device company dedicated to revolutionizing extremity fracture treatment, today announced the completion of a $20 million equity financing. Deerfield Management led the financing which was funded entirely by the existing ownership syndicate. The Conventus CageTM is an intramedullary implant […]

CurveBeam Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for InReach Cone Beam CT Imaging System for the Upper Extremities
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CurveBeam Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for InReach Cone Beam CT Imaging System for the Upper Extremities

WARRINGTON, Pa., May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CurveBeam announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the InReach, a Cone Beam CT imaging system primarily designed for the hand, wrist & elbow; & lower extremities in non-weight bearing position. The InReach is an ultra-compact CT scanner that provides high-contrast 3D datasets […]

Orthofix Introduces New Brand Identity for Extremity Fixation Pediatric Products
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Orthofix Introduces New Brand Identity for Extremity Fixation Pediatric Products

May 01, 2017 LEWISVILLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX), a diversified, global medical device company, today announced the launch of JuniOrtho™, a new pediatric brand focused on solutions for children and young adults with orthopedic and congenital deformities. The Company will unveil “JuniOrtho, paediatrics powered by Orthofix” at the EPOSNA […]

Cartiva, Inc., Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment and Treatment in Study of Cartiva® Synthetic Cartilage Implant
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Cartiva, Inc., Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment and Treatment in Study of Cartiva® Synthetic Cartilage Implant

April 25, 2017 ALPHARETTA, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cartiva, Inc. (Company), a developer of innovative products for treating cartilage damage and osteoarthritis, announced today that it has completed enrollment and treatment of all 50 patients in a multi-center study evaluating the safety and effectiveness of Cartiva Synthetic Cartilage Implant (SCI) for first carpometacarpal […]

Northwell Announces Affiliation Agreement With Acclaimed Orthopedic Institute
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Northwell Announces Affiliation Agreement With Acclaimed Orthopedic Institute

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Northwell Health has signed a strategic affiliation agreement with the Rothman Institute, one of the nation’s largest, most-prestigious orthopedic practices. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Rothman Institute is known internationally as a preeminent orthopedic and musculoskeletal practice, with more than 25 locations throughout […]

Paragon 28 announces launch of 12 unique titanium wedges to address flatfoot deformities-TITAN 3-D™ Wedge System
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Paragon 28 announces launch of 12 unique titanium wedges to address flatfoot deformities-TITAN 3-D™ Wedge System

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Since its inception, Paragon 28 has obsessed over every aspect of foot and ankle surgery. Committed to creating tailored solutions to improve surgical outcomes, Paragon 28 has launched innovative products and instrumentation that help streamline medical procedures, allow surgeons flexibility in technique and approach, […]

Medeon Biodesign Announces Investing in Panther Orthopedics for Orthopedic Extremity Applications
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Medeon Biodesign Announces Investing in Panther Orthopedics for Orthopedic Extremity Applications

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Medeon Biodesign, Inc., a Taiwan medical device company, is pleased to announce that the Company led and successfully closed the Series A investment of Panther Orthopedics, Inc., a San Jose, CA start-up pioneering innovative dynamic fixation solutions for orthopedic extremity applications. The orthopedic extremity […]