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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 […]

Integra LifeSciences Launches Press-Fit Reverse Shoulder for Fracture for the Titan™ Modular Shoulder System
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Integra LifeSciences Launches Press-Fit Reverse Shoulder for Fracture for the Titan™ Modular Shoulder System

PLAINSBORO, N.J., March 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation  (Nasdaq:IART), a leading global medical technology company, announced the launch of the Titan™ Press-Fit Reverse Shoulder for Fracture. The use of the reverse shoulder to treat humeral fractures has increased in recent years. However, heat from cement used […]

Mitek Sports Medicine Introduces Comprehensive Knee Arthroscopy Platform for ACL and Meniscal Repair
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Mitek Sports Medicine Introduces Comprehensive Knee Arthroscopy Platform for ACL and Meniscal Repair

SAN DIEGO, March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DePuy Synthes Mitek Sports Medicine* has launched a new suite of knee arthroscopy solutions to help improve operating room efficiency, simplify ACL and meniscus repair, and make these surgeries more reproducible. The new platform expands the company’s leadership in products and instruments for […]

Medacta International Expands Relationship With OREF to Advance Orthopedic Research and Innovation
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Medacta International Expands Relationship With OREF to Advance Orthopedic Research and Innovation

March 16, 2017 CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medacta International, the privately held, family-owned global leader in the design of innovative joint replacement and spine surgery products, today reaffirmed its partnership with the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) to advance new frontiers of orthopedic discovery. Effective immediately, and building upon their work together […]

First Ray Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Expanded Stealth Staple™ Product Line
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First Ray Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Expanded Stealth Staple™ Product Line

LOGAN, Utah, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — First Ray, a start-up medical device company focused on advanced surgical devices for improving outcomes for orthopaedic extremity procedures, announces that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for new additions to the Stealth Staple™ System product family. Previously, the company received clearance for its […]