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Centrexion Therapeutics to Present Data on CNTX-4975 from the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis Pain at IX SIMPAR-ISURA
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Centrexion Therapeutics to Present Data on CNTX-4975 from the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis Pain at IX SIMPAR-ISURA

March 23, 2017 BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Centrexion Therapeutics, a company focused on advancing the treatment of chronic pain with one of the largest exclusively pain-focused pipelines of non-opioid therapies in active development, today announced it will present 12-week data from TRIUMPH, a Phase 2b clinical trial of CNTX-4975 for the treatment of moderate to severe […]

Integra LifeSciences Launches Press-Fit Reverse Shoulder for Fracture for the Titan™ Modular Shoulder System
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Integra LifeSciences Launches Press-Fit Reverse Shoulder for Fracture for the Titan™ Modular Shoulder System

PLAINSBORO, N.J., March 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation  (Nasdaq:IART), a leading global medical technology company, announced the launch of the Titan™ Press-Fit Reverse Shoulder for Fracture. The use of the reverse shoulder to treat humeral fractures has increased in recent years. However, heat from cement used […]

First Ray Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Expanded Stealth Staple™ Product Line
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First Ray Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Expanded Stealth Staple™ Product Line

LOGAN, Utah, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — First Ray, a start-up medical device company focused on advanced surgical devices for improving outcomes for orthopaedic extremity procedures, announces that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for new additions to the Stealth Staple™ System product family. Previously, the company received clearance for its […]

Zimmer Biomet Showcases New Product Innovation, Novel Digital Health Offering and Robotic Technology at AAOS 2017
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Zimmer Biomet Showcases New Product Innovation, Novel Digital Health Offering and Robotic Technology at AAOS 2017

WARSAW, Ind., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced plans to highlight its latest commercial offerings and preview its next generation of technological innovations at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting this week in […]

Global Extremities Market with Focus on Shoulder Implants: Industry Analysis & Outlook 2017-2021 – Research and Markets
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Global Extremities Market with Focus on Shoulder Implants: Industry Analysis & Outlook 2017-2021 – Research and Markets

March 15, 2017 DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Extremities Market with Focus on Shoulder Implants: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2017-2021)” report to their offering. The global extremity market is expected to grow in the future due to the increasing ageing population and obese population, […]

Despite the known role of vitamin D in preventing osteoporosis, less than half of elderly hip fracture patients take supplements
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Despite the known role of vitamin D in preventing osteoporosis, less than half of elderly hip fracture patients take supplements

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Despite national recommendations for daily vitamin D intake, a new study presented today at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that just 45.7 percent of patients reported consistently taking vitamin D supplements following a hip fracture, […]

DJO Global Announces the Launch of the Altivate™ Anatomic Shoulder System
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DJO Global Announces the Launch of the Altivate™ Anatomic Shoulder System

March 13, 2017 SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DJO Global, Inc. (“DJO” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving, today announced the launch of the AltiVate Anatomic Shoulder System. The system features a short, bone sparing humeral stem anatomically designed through morphologically-based fit […]

Acumed LLC Announces Appointment of Sharon Wolfington as President and Chief Executive Officer
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Acumed LLC Announces Appointment of Sharon Wolfington as President and Chief Executive Officer

HILLSBORO, OREGON (PRWEB) MARCH 10, 2017 Acumed LLC, a member of the Colson Associates, Inc. group of companies and a global leader of innovative orthopaedic medical solutions, today announced the appointment of Sharon Wolfington as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Ms. Wolfington succeeds Robert Johnson, who had served […]

Misonix, Inc. Enters into Exclusive Chinese Distribution Agreement for BoneScalpel
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Misonix, Inc. Enters into Exclusive Chinese Distribution Agreement for BoneScalpel

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), a provider of minimally invasive therapeutic ultrasonic medical devices that enhance clinical outcomes, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Shandong Weigao Orthopedic Device Company Limited (“Weigao Orthopedic”), a subsidiary of Shandong Weigao Group Medical […]

Centric Medical™ Announces Initial Cases for Hammertoe Correction System
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Centric Medical™ Announces Initial Cases for Hammertoe Correction System

February 28, 2017 HUNTLEY, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Centric Medical, a division of Life Spine, Inc., which focuses on developing surgical implants for the treatment of distal extremity pathology, announced today that the company has successfully completed initial cases with the Hammertoe Correction System. The innovative system offers a dual threaded design and […]

IPG and Lima Corporate Partner to Support Value Based Care Delivery in the U.S.
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IPG and Lima Corporate Partner to Support Value Based Care Delivery in the U.S.

February 24, 2017 ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)– IPG, the industry-leading provider of Device Benefit Management solutions, today announced a partnership with Lima Corporate, a global medical device company providing reconstructive and fixation orthopaedic solutions. With a national footprint and focus on the commercial health care market, IPG enables high quality, cost effective […]