• Spine
    Simpirica Spine hires Ridl as VP, international sales, marketing

    SAN CARLOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Simpirica Spine Inc., developer of minimally invasive, flexion-restricting stabilization devices for the spine, has announced that it has appointed Milena Ridl as vice president of international sales and marketing. In the new role, Ridl will be responsible for expanding commercialization of the company’s LimiFlex™ Spinal Stabilization System internationally. The CE marked...

  • Financial
    MAKO Surgical Corp. : Reports Operating Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011

    MAKO Surgical Corp. Reports Operating Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Highlights Fourth quarter revenue totaled $32.9 million, a 122% increase over the same period in 2010 Full year 2011 revenue totaled $84.5 million, a 91% increase over 2010 Eighteen RIO® systems sold in...

  • Extremities
    Wright Intros CLAW II System

    International orthopedic devices company Wright Medical (WMGI) has commenced full launch of its CLAW II polyaxial compression plating system for foot and ankle surgeries. The Tennessee-based company said that the new plating system will be available in the U.S. through its foot and ankle sales force. Outside the U.S., it will be marketed in...

  • Recon
    Biomet releases surgical guide system for partial knee replacement

    Biomet Orthopedics announced the launch of the Signature Personalized Patient Care System for use with the Oxford Partial Knee System. The system enables surgeons to preoperatively plan a knee replacement surgery and precisely place implants by using Signature custom positioning guides, according to a company press release. Biomet’s Oxford Partial Knee System...

  • Financial
    Blackstone’s DJO Seeks $630 Million of Debt to Refinance

    DJO Finance LLC, the Blackstone Group LP-owned maker of orthopedic devices, is seeking to amend $943 million...

  • Spine
    TranS1 Inc. (TSON) Set Nearly A 6-Month High After AMA Approval

    (RTTNews.com) – TranS1 Inc. (TSON) announced Monday morning that the American Medical Association Current Procedural Terminology Panel...

  • Sports Medicine
    Pathfinder Hires Medical Device Veteran as President and CEO By Pathfinder Therapeutics, Inc.

    NASHVILLE, TENN., MARCH 5, 2012 — /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Pathfinder Therapeutics, a medical device company with first to market products for “surgical GPS” of the abdomen, is pleased to announce that it has hired Jim Cloar as President and CEO, effective immediately. Mr. Cloar previously held the position of General Manager of the Navigation and Imaging...

  • Sports Medicine
    Diamondback repair optimizes pressurized contact area in rotator cuff tear treatment

    Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio discovered the diamondback double row (DBK) repair significantly increased rotator cuff pressurized contact area compared to other constructs to repair torn rotator cuffs. The researchers compared tendon-bone footprint contact area over time under physiologic loads for four different rotator cuff...

  • Spine
    Amedica Announces Launch of New Facet Joint Implant

    SALT LAKE CITY, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive implant and instrument manufacturer, focused on proprietary silicon nitride (Si3N4) ceramic technologies, announced today the launch of a new spinal implant called Procet(TM). Procet has been designed to treat patients who suffer from low back pain,...

  • Spine
    Titan Spine Creates Subsidiary to Support Sales Expansion into Europe Move Dramatically Increases the Market Size for the Company’s Unique Osteogenic Spinal Interbody Implants

    MEQUON, Wis. — Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on the development of innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, announced today that it recently created Titan Spine Europe, GmbH, a subsidiary that will support the company’s sales expansion efforts into Europe. The facility, located in Laichingen, Germany, is centrally located...

  • Recon
    High 10-year survivorship with metal-on-metal hip resurfacings seen in men

    In a study published in this month’s Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British Volume), researchers found an overall 10-year survival rate of 94.5% with a metal-on-metal hip resurfacing system and noted the resurfacings were 1.4 times more likely to fail in women. According to a British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery release, the findings...

  • Sports Medicine
    Osteoporosis specialists call for testing bone density in at-risk women more often

    Although a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests women with normal results ondual-energy X-ray absorptiometry scans at age 67 years and older may wait as much as 15 years for a second test, some physicians have cautioned such an interval is inappropriate for many adults. E. Michael Lewiecki, MD, FACP, and...

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