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Carevature Medical Announces Pioneering Cervical Spinal Decompressions in the US
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Carevature Medical Announces Pioneering Cervical Spinal Decompressions in the US

TEL AVIV, Israel, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Carevature Medical Ltd., developer of advanced orthopedic surgery solutions, announced today the first cervical decompression cases using its proprietary Dreal™ system in the US. The procedures were performed by Dr. John Peloza of the Center for Spine Care, Dallas, TX. Dr. Peloza, […]

K2M First-to-Market with 3D-Printed Expandable Interbody System Following FDA Clearance of MOJAVE™ PL 3D
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K2M First-to-Market with 3D-Printed Expandable Interbody System Following FDA Clearance of MOJAVE™ PL 3D

LEESBURG, Va., June 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTWO) (the “Company” or “K2M”), a global leader of complex spine and minimally invasive solutions focused on achieving three-dimensional Total Body Balance™, today announced that its MOJAVE™ PL 3D Expandable Interbody System has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. […]

Spine Surgery Is No ‘Magic Cure’
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Spine Surgery Is No ‘Magic Cure’

Neel Anand, M.D. • May 31, 2017 From professional golfer Tiger Woods’ multiple spine surgeries dating back to 2014, to Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr’s failed back surgery in 2015 and its resulting complications, a very bright public spotlight has been placed on the efficacy of spine surgery. […]

Zyga Receives New Patent Allowances for SImmetry® Sacroiliac Joint Fusion System
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Zyga Receives New Patent Allowances for SImmetry® Sacroiliac Joint Fusion System

MINNETONKA, Minn., June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zyga Technology, Inc., a medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of minimally invasive devices to treat underserved conditions of the lumbar spine, today announced the issuance of a new US Patent representing continued advancement of the SImmetry Sacroiliac Joint Fusion […]

SpineGuard and XinRong Medical Group Sign Exclusive Distribution Agreement For PediGuard® in China
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SpineGuard and XinRong Medical Group Sign Exclusive Distribution Agreement For PediGuard® in China

June 21, 2017 PARIS & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: SpineGuard (Paris:ALSGD) (FR0011464452 – ALSGD), an innovative company that develops and markets disposable medical devices designed to make spine surgery safer, announced today an exclusive distribution agreement with XinRong Medical Group for PediGuard® in China, Hong Kong and Macau. China’s spine […]

EIT Emerging Implant Technologies Moves Toward Commercialization of its 3D Printed Cellular Titanium Implants in the United States
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EIT Emerging Implant Technologies Moves Toward Commercialization of its 3D Printed Cellular Titanium Implants in the United States

Emerging Implant Technologies GmbH (EIT), a German medical device manufacturer exclusively focused on creating innovative technologies for spinal application by utilizing additive manufacturing, announces major milestones in preparation of its expected 510(k) approval later this year. EIT Cellular Titanium® is a porous titanium structure that has been designed according to […]

K2M Introduces First-of-Its-Kind SAHARA™ AL Expandable Stabilization System
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K2M Introduces First-of-Its-Kind SAHARA™ AL Expandable Stabilization System

LEESBURG, Va., June 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTWO) (the “Company” or “K2M”), a global leader of complex spine and minimally invasive solutions focused on achieving three-dimensional Total Body Balance™, today announced the introduction of the SAHARA™ AL Expandable Stabilization System, the Company’s first expandable offering […]

Next Generation Lumbar Fusion Devices by Meditech Spine Aims to Improve Surgical Outcomes, Receives FDA Clearance
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Next Generation Lumbar Fusion Devices by Meditech Spine Aims to Improve Surgical Outcomes, Receives FDA Clearance

ATLANTA, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Spine surgery offers a new lease on life for patients experiencing back pain and discomfort. With an estimated 450,000+ lumbar fusions performed each year in the United States, surgeons are familiar with Meditech Spine’s Talos® Lumbar Peek devices as essential components in the procedures […]

Medicrea Announces FDA Clearance and Initial Experience with PASS® TULIP Top-Loading Fixation
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Medicrea Announces FDA Clearance and Initial Experience with PASS® TULIP Top-Loading Fixation

June 16, 2017 LYON, France & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Medicrea Group (Alternext Paris: FR0004178572 – ALMED), pioneering the convergence of healthcare IT and next-generation, outcome-centered device design and manufacturing with UNiD™ ASI technology, announced today that it has received FDA 510(k) Clearance and performed first surgeries with PASS® TULIP top-loading […]

Medicrea Receives FDA Clearance for the UNiD™ HUB, a Data-Driven Digital Portal for Adaptive Spine Intelligence
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Medicrea Receives FDA Clearance for the UNiD™ HUB, a Data-Driven Digital Portal for Adaptive Spine Intelligence

June 16, 2017 LYON, France & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Medicrea Group (Alternext Paris: FR0004178572 – ALMED), pioneering the convergence of healthcare IT and next-generation, outcome-centered device design and manufacturing with UNiD™ ASI technology, announced today that it has received 510(k) Clearance from the Food & Drug Administration for UNiD™ HUB, […]

Dr. John Sherman, expert in lumbar disc surgeries, identifies that AnchorKnot® can benefit discectomy patients
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Dr. John Sherman, expert in lumbar disc surgeries, identifies that AnchorKnot® can benefit discectomy patients

EDINA, MN, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Twin Cities Orthopedics Dr. John Sherman has performed the first herniated disc repair at Twin Cities Orthopedics using the AnchorKnot® Tissue Approximation Kit. As a renowned surgeon, recognized by Becker’s Spine Review for his contributions to the advancement of spine surgery, Dr. Sherman […]

GE Additive and Stryker Announce Additive Manufacturing Partnership
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GE Additive and Stryker Announce Additive Manufacturing Partnership

June 14, 2017 BERLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GE Additive (NYSE: GE) and Stryker have entered a partnership agreement to support Stryker’s growth in additive manufacturing. The agreement covers new additive machines, materials and services for Stryker’s global supply chain operations. The announcement was made at GE’s Minds + Machines event, GE’s premier industrial […]

SI-BONE Wins FDA Clearance and Full U.S. Commercial Launch of the iFuse-3D Implant
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SI-BONE Wins FDA Clearance and Full U.S. Commercial Launch of the iFuse-3D Implant

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SI-BONE, Inc., an innovative medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System® (“iFuse”), a triangular shaped minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion for certain disorders of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, today announced FDA clearance and full U.S. […]