Ajo LP Invests $2.60 Million in RTI Surgical, Inc. (RTIX)

Centinel Spine to Acquire DePuy Synthes Prodisc Assets
Spine Top Stories

Centinel Spine to Acquire DePuy Synthes Prodisc Assets

September 19, 2017/Orthoworld Centinel Spine has entered into an agreement to purchase DePuy Synthes’ worldwide prodisc assets. The acquisition is expected to close in mid-4Q17. Terms were not disclosed. Upon completion, Centinel Spine will add cervical and lumbar artificial disc systems prodisc-C, prodisc-L, prodisc-C Vivo, prodisc-C Nova, prodisc-O and Discover […]

Bone Solutions Inc. Launches OsteoCrete® Magnesium-Based Bone Void Filler
Biologics Top Stories

Bone Solutions Inc. Launches OsteoCrete® Magnesium-Based Bone Void Filler

(PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 Bone Solutions Inc. (BSI), an orthobiologics technology company located in Colleyville, TX, announces the launch of its magnesium-based orthopedic medical device, OsteoCrete®. OsteoCrete® bone void filler is designed to assist with bone repair and generation, and it’s the first in the U.S. to incorporate magnesium, a critical […]

Organogenesis Names New Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Biologics Top Stories

Organogenesis Names New Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

CANTON, Mass., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Organogenesis Inc., a commercial leader in the field of regenerative medicine with a portfolio of advanced and next-generation bioactive and acellular biomaterials products in the advanced wound care and surgical biologics markets, has elevated two industry veterans and longtime company employees, Brian Grow and Patrick Bilbo, to Chief Commercial […]

MiMedx To Host Shareholder Call On September 21, 2017 To Update Progress On Various Strategic Initiatives And Respond To Topics Requested By Shareholders
Biologics Financial

MiMedx To Host Shareholder Call On September 21, 2017 To Update Progress On Various Strategic Initiatives And Respond To Topics Requested By Shareholders

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing regenerative and therapeutic biologics utilizing human placental tissue allografts and patent-protected processes for multiple sectors of healthcare, announced today it will be hosting a webcast on Thursday, September 21, 2017 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time to […]

MiMedx Files With The FDA To Initiate The Company’s Investigational New Drug Phase 2 Clinical Trial For Osteoarthritis Of The Knee
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MiMedx Files With The FDA To Initiate The Company’s Investigational New Drug Phase 2 Clinical Trial For Osteoarthritis Of The Knee

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing regenerative and therapeutic biologics utilizing human placental tissue allografts with patent-protected processes for multiple sectors of healthcare, announced today that the Company has filed with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate its […]

RTI Surgical® Continues to Augment Leadership Team to Accelerate its Strategic Direction
Biologics

RTI Surgical® Continues to Augment Leadership Team to Accelerate its Strategic Direction

September 18, 2017/Roxane Wergin, Director, Corporate Communications ALACHUA, Fla. (September 18, 2017) – RTI Surgical Inc. (RTI) (Nasdaq: RTIX), a leading global surgical implant company, announced today three new appointments to its senior leadership team to accelerate the Company’s strategic growth initiatives. They include Jonathon Singer, a member of RTI’s board of directors, […]

Medtronic Announces FDA Approval and U.S. Launch of Next Generation Spinal Cord Stimulator for Chronic Pain Management
Regulatory

Medtronic Announces FDA Approval and U.S. Launch of Next Generation Spinal Cord Stimulator for Chronic Pain Management

DUBLIN – September 18, 2017 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced FDA approval and U.S. launch of the Intellis(TM) platform for the management of certain types of chronic intractable pain. The Intellis platform was designed to overcome limitations with current spinal cord stimulation (SCS) systems, such as battery performance, and can […]

Zip Surgical Skin Closure Reduces Post-Discharge Costs, Clinic Calls and Antibiotics in First Economic Study of Device
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Zip Surgical Skin Closure Reduces Post-Discharge Costs, Clinic Calls and Antibiotics in First Economic Study of Device

September 18, 2017 CAMPBELL, Calif. & COLUMBUS, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZipLine Medical, Inc. today announced results from an economic study that showed that Zip Surgical Skin Closure reduced post-discharge costs for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) when compared to staples. Results were presented Friday at the Knee Society Members Meeting by Roger Emerson, MD, […]

New surgeries allow upper extremity amputee patients optimal function
Extremities Top Stories

New surgeries allow upper extremity amputee patients optimal function

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Two Charlotte, N.C.-based orthopedic hand surgeons are pioneering new amputee surgeries that are offering patients unparalleled use of their upper extremities. OrthoCarolina hand surgeons Glenn Gaston and Bryan Loeffler are performing and developing multiple new surgical techniques for upper extremity amputees, including […]

TransEnterix, Inc. Reports Progress on Senhance FDA Submission
Regulatory Robotics

TransEnterix, Inc. Reports Progress on Senhance FDA Submission

September 18, 2017 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE American: TRXC), a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced the Company has filed its response to the Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) Additional Information (“AI”) request related to the […]

HSS’ USE OF ROBOTICS IN SURGERY
Robotics

HSS’ USE OF ROBOTICS IN SURGERY

Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed. / 9-18-2017 Todd Albert, M.D. is surgeon-in-chief and medical director and Korein-Wilson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York. Dr. Albert, president-elect of the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), knows that as a surgeon, it’s good to control what you can […]

Mazor Robotics Announces Closing of the Third Tranche Equity Investment
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Mazor Robotics Announces Closing of the Third Tranche Equity Investment

September 15, 2017 CAESAREA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE:MZOR) (NASDAQGM:MZOR), a pioneer and a leader in the field of surgical guidance systems, today announced the closing of the third tranche equity investment by Medtronic pursuant to the executed agreement between the parties, as previously disclosed on August 30, 2017. Mazor […]