Judge’s Son Had a Link To Medtronic

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Orthofix Sets Date for Special Meeting

On February 9, 2009, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Orthofix International N.V. (the “Company”) adopted resolutions by unanimous vote to call a special general meeting of the Company’s shareholders (a “Special General Meeting”) to consider proposals made by Ramius Value and Opportunity Master Fund Ltd. and its affiliates […]

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Orthofix International and The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Accelerate Release Date for Trinity Evolution

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ: OFIX – News) announced today that the expected launch of Trinity® Evolution™, the next generation adult stem cell-based allograft developed in collaboration with the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF), has been accelerated to May 1st of this year, two months ahead of schedule. Last December Orthofix […]

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Mikai Introduces New Minimally Invasive Falena Interspinous Device to Treat Common Degenerative Spinal Disorders

GENOVA, Italy–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mikai, S.p.A. ®, a privately held medical device company, announced the market launch of its patented Falena® Interspinous Decompression Device. Falena®, a small titanium and PEEK implant inserted during minimally invasive back surgery, treats lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) providing patient pain relief. LSS is a narrowing of the […]

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Orthofix International Makes Second Partial Debt Prepayment and Announces Additional Office Consolidation

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ: OFIX – News) (the Company) announced that in addition to its regularly scheduled debt payments, today it made a $7 million prepayment in advance of the scheduled maturity, permanently reducing its current credit facility by that amount. Orthofix Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer […]

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K2M Receives 510(k) Clearance for Its tifix CAYMAN Plate Systems

LEESBURG, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–K2M, Inc., a spinal device company developing innovative solutions for the treatment of complex spinal pathologies, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its CAYMAN™ Buttress Plate System and CAYMAN™ Thoracolumbar Plate System, which have been designed to […]

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Tibion Introduces PK100 Bionic Leg Orthosis at APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting in Las Vegas

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tibion, a leader in the development of bionic devices for the mobility impaired, is introducing the PK100 Bionic Leg Orthosis (formerly known as the PowerKnee) at the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) taking place February 9-12, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The CSM […]