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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) to launch family of orthopaedic registries
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) to launch family of orthopaedic registries

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today announced plans to create a national family of clinical data registries for a broad range of orthopaedic conditions and procedures. As part of this effort, the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) is integrating into the AAOS effective immediately. […]

Leader of Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center of Excellence Outlines Advantages of Customized Knee Implants
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Leader of Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center of Excellence Outlines Advantages of Customized Knee Implants

Photo: ConforMIS 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Facility; Wilmington, MA BILLERICA, Mass., Oct. 16, 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, while the industry has begun to acknowledge the value of […]

Stryker Receives FDA Clearance for Cementless Mako Total Knee with Triathlon® Tritanium®
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Stryker Receives FDA Clearance for Cementless Mako Total Knee with Triathlon® Tritanium®

MAHWAH, N.J., Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Stryker’s Joint Replacement division today announced that its cementless Mako Total Knee with Triathlon Tritanium has received 510(k) market clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Triathlon Tritanium combines the kinematics of Stryker’s market leading Triathlon knee implant with the latest in highly porous […]

The Big Squeeze – Reps are ditching Big Ortho bags to build their own. Why it’s happening, and how to be successful.
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The Big Squeeze – Reps are ditching Big Ortho bags to build their own. Why it’s happening, and how to be successful.

Published on October 11, 2017/ By Drue DeAngelis, Executive Search in Ortho Spine Industry I have seen a lot of tenured ortho sales people leave the comfort of “Big Ortho” and take on the role of Distributor or rep for much smaller start-ups. I want to deconstruct the forces driving this […]

Medacta Makes the MiniMAX™ Hip Stem Available to U.S. Surgeons Following Successful First Stateside Surgery
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Medacta Makes the MiniMAX™ Hip Stem Available to U.S. Surgeons Following Successful First Stateside Surgery

October 12, 2017 CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Orthopedics leader Medacta International today announced the introduction of the MiniMAX Hip System into its U.S. product portfolio. The MiniMAX is an anatomical cementless stem that is engineered to provide enhanced fit and fill in the metaphyseal femur by following the natural shape of the femoral […]

New System Designed to Enhance Implant Fixation for Hip Fracture Patients with Poor Bone Quality Launches in the U.S.
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New System Designed to Enhance Implant Fixation for Hip Fracture Patients with Poor Bone Quality Launches in the U.S.

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today DePuy Synthes* announced the U.S. launch of the new TFNA Augmentation System, the first and only polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) cement with specific trauma device indications, offered exclusively for use with the TFNA System. The TFNA Augmentation System is used to address the needs of patients […]

BONESUPPORT™ – First Patient Recruited in Study Evaluating CERAMENT® G and CERAMENT® V in Patients Undergoing Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Revisions
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BONESUPPORT™ – First Patient Recruited in Study Evaluating CERAMENT® G and CERAMENT® V in Patients Undergoing Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Revisions

Lund, Sweden, 08:00 CEST 9 October 2017 – BONESUPPORT™ an emerging leader in innovative injectable bio-ceramic bone substitute products to treat bone voids caused by trauma, infection, disease or related surgery based on its unique CERAMENT® platform announces that the first patient has been recruited in a study evaluating CERAMENT® […]

OMNIlife science™, Inc. Surpasses 17,000 Procedures Milestone for OMNIBotics® Robotic-Assisted Total Knee Replacements
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OMNIlife science™, Inc. Surpasses 17,000 Procedures Milestone for OMNIBotics® Robotic-Assisted Total Knee Replacements

RAYNHAM, Mass., Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OMNIlife science, Inc. (“OMNI™”), an established medical technology company targeting the $15 billion global hip and knee replacement device market, announced today that surgeons have completed more than 17,000 total knee replacements worldwide using the OMNIBotics robotic-assisted total knee replacement technology platform. The OMNIBotics system enables optimized implant […]

Intellijoint Surgical Inc. Receives CE Mark Approval for Flagship Product intellijoint HIP®
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Intellijoint Surgical Inc. Receives CE Mark Approval for Flagship Product intellijoint HIP®

WATERLOO, ON, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Intellijoint Surgical®, a medical technology company, is pleased to announce that it has received the approval of the CE Mark (Conformité Européenne) for its intellijoint HIP® System in Europe. A 3D Mini-Optical Navigation System, intellijoint HIP® provides surgeons with precise measurements for cup position, leg length and offset for Total […]

OrthAlign, Inc. Receives CE Mark Approval Expanding Global Product Portfolio to include Precision Technologies for DAA Total Hip and Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
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OrthAlign, Inc. Receives CE Mark Approval Expanding Global Product Portfolio to include Precision Technologies for DAA Total Hip and Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty

ALISO VIEJO, CA (PRWEB) OCTOBER 03, 2017 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device and technology company, received CE Mark Approval to market its advanced precision technologies for Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip (DAA HipAlign®) and Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty (UniAlign®) surgeries, in Europe and other countries. “As OrthAlign has focused […]

TSolution One® Surgical System Hits Double Digits in Total Knee Arthroplasty Cases in Korea
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TSolution One® Surgical System Hits Double Digits in Total Knee Arthroplasty Cases in Korea

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — THINK Surgical, Inc., a global medical device manufacturer of the only active robotic surgical system for orthopaedic surgery, announces that it has entered the South Korean market with its TSolution One Surgical System and has successfully completed over ten Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) cases. On Aug. 22, 2017, […]

Paxeon Reconstruction Proves It Saves Hospitals Significantly Through the Results of a Retrospective Study Performed by Dr. Christian Christensen
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Paxeon Reconstruction Proves It Saves Hospitals Significantly Through the Results of a Retrospective Study Performed by Dr. Christian Christensen

Paxeon Reconstruction, a manufacturer of best-in-class orthopedic products including derivative and emerging products, announces that Dr. Christian Christensen has completed a retrospective study that included 147 patients that underwent total hip arthroplasty in an outpatient surgery center. Total hip arthroplasty has traditionally been performed in hospitals with a 3-5 day […]

JointPoint, Inc. Signs Exclusive Agreement with DePuy Synthes to Co-Market JointPoint’s Non-Invasive Computer Navigation System for Hip Replacement
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JointPoint, Inc. Signs Exclusive Agreement with DePuy Synthes to Co-Market JointPoint’s Non-Invasive Computer Navigation System for Hip Replacement

BELLEAIR BLUFFS, Fla., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — JointPoint, Inc., providers of non-invasive computer navigation, preoperative digital templating, case planning, and intra-operative feedback, is announcing that it has signed an exclusive agreement with DePuy Synthes to co-market its proprietary software platform. JointPoint™ integrates easily into the Direct Anterior Approach hip replacement technique. “With over […]