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Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics Donates Inaugural Funds to COTA Grants Program

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Smith & Nephew’s (NYSE: SNN – News; LSE: SN – News) Orthopaedics business announced today it has made a first-of-its-kind contribution to the Center for Orthopaedic Trauma Advancement (COTA) for fellowship and resident education grants. Smith & Nephew and COTA entered into a grant […]

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Stryker Statement in Response to the Indictment of Its Biotech Division

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) learned today that a federal grand jury in the District of Massachusetts has returned an indictment charging Stryker Biotech LLC and certain current and former employees of Stryker Biotech with wire fraud, conspiracy to defraud the U.S. Food and Drug […]

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RTI Biologics Announces 2009 Third Quarter Results

ALACHUA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RTI Biologics Inc. (RTI) (Nasdaq:RTIX), a leading processor of orthopedic and other biologic implants, reported operating results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2009. Quarterly Highlights: Record revenues of $42.8 million Net income of $2.3 million, or $0.04 per fully diluted share, compared to $388,000, or $0.01 […]

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DJO Incorporated Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter 2009

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DJO Incorporated (“DJO” or the “Company”), a global provider of medical device solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management, today announced financial results for its operating subsidiary, DJO Finance LLC (“DJOFL”), for the third quarter of 2009, ended September 26, 2009. ReAble Therapeutics, Inc. (“ReAble”) acquired […]

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Osteotech’s MagniFuse(TM) Technology Used in First U.S. Surgery

EATONTOWN, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Osteotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTE – News), a leader in the emerging field of biologic products for regenerative healing, announced today that MagniFuse PC (Posterior Cervical) Bone Graft, a new tissue-based product built upon the Company’s proprietary MagniFuse bone graft technology platform, has been used […]

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Medical Device Lobby Wins Lower Fee in House Bill

WASHINGTON – House lawmakers will propose a $20 billion fee on medical device makers, while Senate leaders have whittled down their plans to tax the industry to pay for the health overhaul. The Senate bill assembled by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) is expected to levy a fee […]

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ArthroCare Names David Fitzgerald President and CEO

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ArthroCare Corp. (Pink Sheets: ARTC.PK) today announced that David Fitzgerald has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Fitzgerald has served as ArthroCare’s Acting President and Chief Executive Officer since February and has been a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since 2003. […]

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Integra Foundation Awards Grant to the Congress of Neurological Surgeons

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Oct. 23, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Integra Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Integra LifeSciences Corporation (Nasdaq:IART), has awarded a $75,000 educational grant to the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) in support of the 2009 CNS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 24-29, 2009. More than 4,500 […]

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elliquence™ LLC. and Bonovo™ Orthopedics, Inc. Announce a Partnership To Bring Products to China

OCEANSIDE, NY – October 2009 – elliquence, LLC., a leading medical device designer and manufacturer based in Oceanside, New York, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Bonovo Orthopedic, Inc. for the distribution of its products in China. Bonovo Orthopedics, Inc. is a premier manufacturer and distributor of […]