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MAKO Surgical Corp. Stockholders Approve Previously Announced Potential Additional Equity Funding

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 27, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MAKO Surgical Corp. (Nasdaq:MAKO), a medical device company focused on marketing its MAKO RIO(tm) System, a robotic arm interactive orthopedic surgical platform, and its RESTORIS(r) implants for minimally invasive orthopedic knee procedures known as MAKOplasty(r), announced today that it received necessary […]

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Osteotech Expands Senior Management Team; New Executives to Drive Sales Force Strategies and Therapy-Based Solutions

EATONTOWN, N.J., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Osteotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTE – News), a leader in the emerging field of biologic products for regenerative healing, announced today that it has appointed two experienced industry leaders to serve in the Company’s newly created roles of Senior Vice President of Sales and Senior […]

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Grassley, Kohl Continue Campaign To Disclose Financial Ties Between Doctors And Drug Companies

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Herb Kohl (D-WI) today introduced legislation to require makers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biologics to publicly report money they give to doctors over $100 every year. The Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2009 would establish a nationwide standard requiring drug, device […]

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K2M Introduces a Simplified Minimally Invasive Surgical Technique for Dynamic Stabilization of the Spine

LEESBURG, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–K2M, Inc., the spinal device company developing innovative and simplified solutions for the treatment of complex spinal pathologies and procedures, today announced the introduction of a revolutionary minimally invasive approach to dynamic fixation of the spine. The POTOMAC™ Rod System and the SERENGETI™ Minimally Invasive Retractor System have […]

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Detroit Medical Center Announces the First Implantation of ConforMIS’ Personalized Knee Resurfacing System in Michigan

DETROIT–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital announced today the first implantations of a patient-specific, partial knee resurfacing implant designed and manufactured by ConforMIS, Inc. have been performed in Michigan. The novel implant system is intended for patients suffering from the earlier stages of osteoarthritis of the knee, a condition that affects […]

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DiFUSION Technologies Completes Successful Testing of Antimicrobial Spinal Implant

Austin, Texas – January 26, 2009 – DiFUSION Technologies, Inc., a medical device company targeting the orthopaedic market, has successfully completed a series of laboratory tests of its silver ion-based antimicrobial technology designed to mitigate Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) in spinal surgery. The technology will be incorporated into DiFUSION’s first […]