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RTI Biologics Highlights Biologic Innovations at 2009 Arthroscopy Association of North America (ANNA) Annual Meeting

ALACHUA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RTI Biologics, Inc. (RTI) (Nasdaq:RTIX), the Florida-based processor of sports medicine, orthopedic, dental, surgical specialties and other biologic implants, will attend the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) annual meeting in San Diego, Calif. this week to share highlights of RTI’s latest implants for sports medicine surgeons. Matrix […]

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Exactech Q1 Revenue Increases 9% to $43.3 Million Net Income $2.5 Million and EPS of $0.19

GAINESVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq:EXAC – News), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, announced today revenue of $43.3 million for the first quarter of 2009, a 9% increase over $39.8 million in the first quarter of 2008. Net […]

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K2M Debuts Next Generation Biomaterial at 2009 Spine Arthroplasty Society Meeting

LEESBURG, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–K2M, Inc., a spinal device company developing innovative solutions for the treatment of complex spinal pathologies, today announced the debut of a breakthrough injectable polymer technology at the 9th Annual Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Meeting in London, England. Preliminary testing indicates the polymer may have many different applications […]

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ISTO Technologies, Inc. Announces FDA Approval to Initiate a Clinical Trial for a Novel Treatment for Disc Nucleus Regeneration

ISTO Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowing the company to proceed with a Phase I clinical study for NuQu(TM), a cell-based injectable formulation of juvenile chondrocytes designed to regenerate cartilage, restore disc function and relieve discogenic back pain. […]

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Scient’x Groupe, S.A. Appointing Spinal Orthopedic Industry Executive Oliver Burckhardt as President and Chief Executive Officer

Scient’x Groupe, S.A. announced today that veteran industry executive Oliver Burckhardt is joining the company as its President and Chief Executive Officer following the retirement from the Company of Michael D. Huggins. Mr. Burckhardt was formerly President of Orthofix Spine, Inc. and was responsible for the global Spine business units, […]

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Facet Solutions, Inc. Expands U.S. Pivotal Study With Next Generation Implant System

HOPKINTON, Mass., April 27 /PRNewswire/ — Facet Solutions, Inc. today announced that it has expanded its Pivotal Study to 12 sites in the United States. The ACADIA(TM) Facet Replacement Pivotal Study for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis utilizes the second generation design technology from Facet Solutions, Inc. This technology […]

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ApaTech’s Actifuse Shows Promising Results in Spinal Fusion Surgery

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ApaTech has presented new clinical data for its unique synthetic bone graft, ActifuseTM, suggesting that it can provide a preferable alternative to the current ‘gold standard’ therapy, Iliac Crest Bone Graft (ICBG), in the treatment of patients with degenerative lumbar spine disease. ApaTech is a world leader in applying […]