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Spinal Elements® Announces Initial Procedures with Lucent® XP Expandable Interbody Implant
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Spinal Elements® Announces Initial Procedures with Lucent® XP Expandable Interbody Implant

March 20, 2017 CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spinal Elements, a spine technology company, announced that the first procedures with its Lucent XP expandable interbody implant have been successfully completed. The Lucent XP System is an interbody device that can expand in height and increase in lordotic angle after it has been surgically […]

NuVasive announces new evidence-based recommendation released from NICE (U.K.) for Lateral Interbody Fusion
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NuVasive announces new evidence-based recommendation released from NICE (U.K.) for Lateral Interbody Fusion

SAN DIEGO, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, today announced updated guidance from the National Industry for Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the U.K. for lateral interbody fusion in the lumbar spine. NICE stated […]

Mazor Robotics and Medtronic Combine Efforts on the Commercialization of Mazor X™: An Innovative Guidance System for Spine Surgery
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Mazor Robotics and Medtronic Combine Efforts on the Commercialization of Mazor X™: An Innovative Guidance System for Spine Surgery

ORLANDO, Fla., March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mazor Robotics Ltd. is a global leader in the development and distribution of innovative surgical guidance systems for spine and brain surgery. Mazor Robotics Inc., the US subsidiary of Mazor Robotics LTD is recognized as one of largest players in the robotics and […]

Leading International Spine Surgeons Praise AxioMed Viscoelastic Disc as “Game Changer” for Spine Surgery
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Leading International Spine Surgeons Praise AxioMed Viscoelastic Disc as “Game Changer” for Spine Surgery

MALDEN, MA (PRWEB) MARCH 15, 2017 Leading internationally renowned surgeons and their patients have hope that AxioMed’s first-of-its-kind viscoelastic disc replacement – which acts as a cushion between the vertebrae – will give hope to millions who suffer from back and neck pain and who are looking to maintain their […]

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 […]

Gary Henley Joins Spinal Simplicity, LLC as an Advisor and to Serve on the Board of Managers
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Gary Henley Joins Spinal Simplicity, LLC as an Advisor and to Serve on the Board of Managers

OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS (PRWEB) MARCH 14, 2017 Spinal Simplicity, a medical device company developing innovative solutions to treat complex spinal and orthopedic surgical problems, announces Gary Henley has agreed to serve as an Advisor and will join the Company’s Board of Managers. Gary Henley is an accomplished medical device executive […]

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, […]

SpineGuard and Zavation Announce First 20 Cases in USA with Single-Step Insertion of DSG™ “SmartScrew”
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SpineGuard and Zavation Announce First 20 Cases in USA with Single-Step Insertion of DSG™ “SmartScrew”

March 14, 2017 PARIS & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SpineGuard (FR0011464452 – ALSGD), an innovative company that develops and markets disposable medical devices to make spine surgery safer, announced today the first cases in the USA using the one-step-insertion of pedicle “smart screws” guided by DSG™ (Dynamic Surgical Guidance) technology. The surgeries […]

Shared doctor-patient orthopaedic treatment decisions improve outcomes, patient experience
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Shared doctor-patient orthopaedic treatment decisions improve outcomes, patient experience

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Well-informed patients who decide with their orthopaedic surgeon what treatment is best for them have better outcomes and higher patient satisfaction rates, according to new study presented today at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Shared decision […]

Implanet Strengthens Its Presence in Australia and New Zealand by Signing an Exclusive Distribution Partnership
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Implanet Strengthens Its Presence in Australia and New Zealand by Signing an Exclusive Distribution Partnership

March 14, 2017 BORDEAUX, France & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: IMPLANET (Paris:IMPL) (OTCQX:IMPZY) (Euronext: IMPL, FR0010458729, PEA-PME eligible; OTCQX: IMPZY), a medical technology company specializing in vertebral and knee-surgery implants, announces the integration of Jazz Claw into the ARTG register. This integration is completing the JAZZ Range for the treatment of […]

Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Market: Emergence of Advanced Technologies and Future Outlook 2024
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Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Market: Emergence of Advanced Technologies and Future Outlook 2024

3-10-2017 – Health & Medicine, Press release from: TMR Lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) is a minimally invasive technique and is in demand for surgical spinal fusion procedure. LLIF is an effective and safe surgical procedure that makes post-operative recovery quicker and less painful. The incision is made from the side […]