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EOI Announces Initial Surgeries With the FLXfit™15, the First Articulated and Expandable Cage With 15 Degrees of Lordosis Correction
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EOI Announces Initial Surgeries With the FLXfit™15, the First Articulated and Expandable Cage With 15 Degrees of Lordosis Correction

OR AKIVA, Israel, Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ –Expanding Orthopedics Inc. (EOI), a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery, today announced first surgeries with its enhanced 3D expandable cage, the FLXfit™15.  The FLXfit™15 offers enhanced performance and versatility by providing additional device sizes with […]

4WEB Medical Demonstrates Increased Subsidence Resistance for Lateral Spine Truss System Compared to Annular Implants
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4WEB Medical Demonstrates Increased Subsidence Resistance for Lateral Spine Truss System Compared to Annular Implants

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 4WEB Medical, the industry leader in 3D printed implant technology, announced the results of a new study demonstrating reduced subsidence for its Lateral Spine Truss System (LSTS) as compared to annular interbody implant designs today at the annual meeting of the North American Spine Society.  The […]

Zimmer Biomet Announces U.S. Launch of Vitality®+ and Vital™ Spinal Fixation Systems
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Zimmer Biomet Announces U.S. Launch of Vitality®+ and Vital™ Spinal Fixation Systems

WARSAW, Ind., Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced the official launch of its Vitality®+ and Vital™ Spinal Fixation Systems in the United States at the 2017 North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting. The comprehensive Vitality+ Spinal Fixation System consists of […]

Orthofix Wins 2017 Spine Technology Award for STIM onTrack Mobile App
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Orthofix Wins 2017 Spine Technology Award for STIM onTrack Mobile App

October 25, 2017 LEWISVILLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX), a diversified, global medical device company, today announced that its STIM onTrack™ mobile app has earned the 2017 Spine Technology Award in the Cervical Care category from Orthopedics This Week, the most widely read publication in the Orthopedics industry. The award will be presented […]

RTI Surgical® Launches Fortilink®-C IBF System, the First 3D Printed Polymer-based Interbody Device
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RTI Surgical® Launches Fortilink®-C IBF System, the First 3D Printed Polymer-based Interbody Device

October 25, 2017 ALACHUA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RTI Surgical, Inc. (RTI) (Nasdaq: RTIX), a global surgical implant company, today announced the commercial launch of Fortilink-C IBF System with TETRAfuse® 3D Technology. The Fortilink-C system is the first in a family of devices to incorporate RTI Surgical’s TETRAfuse 3D Technology. “TETRAfuse 3D Technology combines the […]

VGI Medical Enters Lateral Spine Market With 1st Of Its Kind Technology
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VGI Medical Enters Lateral Spine Market With 1st Of Its Kind Technology

LARGO, FLA. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 24, 2017 VGI Medical, LLC, a privately held medical device company specializing in unique spinal implants, today announced the full the commercial launch of the VerteLP® Lateral Interbody Fusion System. VerteLP was designed to address many of clinical challenges that surgeons face such as insufficient fixation of […]

VEXIM to be Acquired by Stryker Corporation
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VEXIM to be Acquired by Stryker Corporation

October 24, 2017 BALMA, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Stryker Corporation, a global leading medical technology company, acquired on October 24th, 2017 a majority of the share capital and voting rights of VEXIM, a medical device company specializing in the minimally invasive treatment of vertebral fractures listed on Euronext Growth (FR0011072602 – […]

Sites Medical Licenses its OsteoSync™ Ti Technology to Integrity Implants for Incorporation into their FlareHawk™ Family of Expandable Implants
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Sites Medical Licenses its OsteoSync™ Ti Technology to Integrity Implants for Incorporation into their FlareHawk™ Family of Expandable Implants

October 24, 2017 COLUMBIA CITY, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sites Medical, a firm specializing in value-driven innovation in orthopedics, today announced it has entered into a licensing agreement with Integrity Implants, to incorporate its proprietary OsteoSync™ Ti technology into Integrity’s novel multi-dimensional expandable interbody devices. “We are thrilled to be partnering with Integrity […]

Implanet Presents JAZZ® Results at NASS Annual Meeting, Addressing Unmet Clinical Needs in Complex Spine Surgery
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Implanet Presents JAZZ® Results at NASS Annual Meeting, Addressing Unmet Clinical Needs in Complex Spine Surgery

October 24, 2017 BORDEAUX, France & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: IMPLANET (Paris:IMPL) (OTCQX:IMPZY) (Euronext Growth: ALIMP, FR0010458729, PEA-PME eligible), a medical technology company specializing in vertebral and knee-surgery implants, today announces the first presentation of JAZZ® clinical US study data in adult spinal deformity surgery at the NASS Annual Meeting on […]

Esaote Launches Q-Spine
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Esaote Launches Q-Spine

FISHERS, Ind., Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Q-Spine, a technology that provides biometrics of the spine, will be launched at North America Spine Society (NASS), October 25th – 28th. Q-Spine is a software tool to assist spine surgeon, orthopedists and chiropractors in their planning therapy and surgical procedures by means of visualization and quantification of relative […]

Astura Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance For BRIDALVEIL OCT Stabilization System
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Astura Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance For BRIDALVEIL OCT Stabilization System

CARLSBAD, CA – October 19, 2017 – Astura Medical, a high growth, innovative spine technology company, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Company’s BRIDALVEIL Occipital-Cervico-Thoracic (OCT) System. “The FDA 510(k) clearance of our BRIDALVEIL OCT System, demonstrates the […]

NuVasive Extends Its Leadership As Lateral Spine Technology Innovator With New Lateral Single-Position Surgery Procedure
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NuVasive Extends Its Leadership As Lateral Spine Technology Innovator With New Lateral Single-Position Surgery Procedure

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, today announced new lateral solutions that enable surgeons to perform lateral single-position surgery and expand the Company’s comprehensive lateral portfolio. Nearly 15 years ago, NuVasive revolutionized […]

K2M Acquires World’s First & Only FDA-Cleared Cervical Static Corpectomy Cage
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K2M Acquires World’s First & Only FDA-Cleared Cervical Static Corpectomy Cage

LEESBURG, Va., Oct. 23, 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 it has acquired from Cardinal Spine, a privately held medical device company, the PALO ALTO® Cervical […]

Exactech Enters Definitive Agreement with TPG Capital to Go Private
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Exactech Enters Definitive Agreement with TPG Capital to Go Private

October 23, 2017 GAINESVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exactech (Nasdaq: EXAC), a leading developer and producer of orthopaedic implant devices and surgical instrumentation for extremities and large joints, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which TPG Capital, the global private equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG, […]