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Titan Spine Announces the First Endoskeleton® Interbody Fusion Cases in Australia
Spine

Titan Spine Announces the First Endoskeleton® Interbody Fusion Cases in Australia

November 16, 2017 MEQUON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, today announced the first surgeries in Australia using the Company’s proprietary Endoskeleton® interbody fusion devices and surface technology, marking the Company’s entry into a robust new market. The first […]

TransEnterix Announces Senhance US Sale Agreement With Florida Hospital
Robotics

TransEnterix Announces Senhance US Sale Agreement With Florida Hospital

November 13, 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 that Florida Hospital entered into an agreement to purchase the Company’s Senhance™ Surgical Robotic System. The Florida Hospital Orlando campus will […]

Smith & Nephew’s NAVIO™ Surgical System launches the first robotics-assisted bi-cruciate retaining total knee replacement
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Smith & Nephew’s NAVIO™ Surgical System launches the first robotics-assisted bi-cruciate retaining total knee replacement

13 November 2017 Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN; LSE:SN), the global medical technology business, today announces completion of the world’s first robotics-assisted bi-cruciate retaining total knee replacement procedures. The NAVIO robotics-assisted surgical system aids in implanting the JOURNEY™ II XR (bi-cruciate retaining total knee system) which is one of the only total […]

VGI Medical Enters Lateral Spine Market With 1st Of Its Kind Technology
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VGI Medical Enters Lateral Spine Market With 1st Of Its Kind Technology

LARGO, FLA. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 24, 2017 VGI Medical, LLC, a privately held medical device company specializing in unique spinal implants, today announced the full the commercial launch of the VerteLP® Lateral Interbody Fusion System. VerteLP was designed to address many of clinical challenges that surgeons face such as insufficient fixation of […]

K2M Acquires World’s First & Only FDA-Cleared Cervical Static Corpectomy Cage
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K2M Acquires World’s First & Only FDA-Cleared Cervical Static Corpectomy Cage

LEESBURG, Va., Oct. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTWO) (the “Company” or “K2M”), a global leader of complex spine and minimally invasive solutions focused on achieving three-dimensional Total Body Balance™, today announced that it has acquired from Cardinal Spine, a privately held medical device company, the PALO ALTO® Cervical […]

DePuy Synthes Launches The First 3D Simulation Assisted Orthopaedic External Circular Fixation Device
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DePuy Synthes Launches The First 3D Simulation Assisted Orthopaedic External Circular Fixation Device

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DePuy Synthes* is launching the MAXFRAME™ Multi-Axial Correction System, an external circular fixation device used to gradually correct bone or soft tissue deformities in the arm, leg, foot or ankle. The MAXFRAME System’s unique 3D planning software helps improve accuracy of the deformity correction plan, which […]

Globus Medical Announces First Spine Surgeries Using ExcelsiusGPS™
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Globus Medical Announces First Spine Surgeries Using ExcelsiusGPS™

AUDUBON, Pa., Oct. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions company, today announced the first spine surgeries using ExcelsiusGPS™, a revolutionary robotic guidance and navigation system. Surgeries using ExcelsiusGPS™ were performed last week at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and St. Mark’s […]

OMNIlife science™, Inc. Surpasses 17,000 Procedures Milestone for OMNIBotics® Robotic-Assisted Total Knee Replacements
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OMNIlife science™, Inc. Surpasses 17,000 Procedures Milestone for OMNIBotics® Robotic-Assisted Total Knee Replacements

RAYNHAM, Mass., Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OMNIlife science, Inc. (“OMNI™”), an established medical technology company targeting the $15 billion global hip and knee replacement device market, announced today that surgeons have completed more than 17,000 total knee replacements worldwide using the OMNIBotics robotic-assisted total knee replacement technology platform. The OMNIBotics system enables optimized implant […]

Dr. Dan Kendall First in D.C./Northern VA to Use New, Minimally Invasive Technology for Treating VCF
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Dr. Dan Kendall First in D.C./Northern VA to Use New, Minimally Invasive Technology for Treating VCF

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — National Spine & Pain Centers (NSPC) (https://treatingpain.com/) is pleased to announce one of its physicians, Dr. Dan Kendall, recently treated a vertebral compression fracture (VCF) using the AVAflex Balloon System from Stryker. This technology is less invasive than traditional VCF treatments, with potential for less risk and patient […]

Medicrea Partners with Orthopaedic Surgeon in World’s First 360-Degree Personalized Spine Surgery
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Medicrea Partners with Orthopaedic Surgeon in World’s First 360-Degree Personalized Spine Surgery

September 26, 2017 LYON, France & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Medicrea Group (Euronext Growth Paris: FR0004178572 – ALMED), pioneering the convergence of healthcare IT and next-generation, outcome-centered device design and manufacturing with UNiD ASI™ technology, announced today the successful completion of a 360-degree spinal surgery using a bespoke combination of patient-specific […]

Stryker’s Serrato Pedicle Screws Implanted by More Than 100 Surgeons in First Month, Prior to Full Commercialization
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Stryker’s Serrato Pedicle Screws Implanted by More Than 100 Surgeons in First Month, Prior to Full Commercialization

September 26, 2017 ALLENDALE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stryker’s Spine division today announced that Serrato™ Pedicle Screws have been implanted by more than 100 surgeons across the U.S. during the first 30 days since release, prior to full commercialization. The Serrato Pedicle Screw is the first dual-thread screw with enhanced cutting flutes (serrations) that are […]

Biogennix Bone Graft Substitute Materials Used to Treat 6000th Patient
Biologics

Biogennix Bone Graft Substitute Materials Used to Treat 6000th Patient

September 20, 2017 IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Irvine, California-based Biogennix, an osteobiologic company which develops, manufactures, and distributes proprietary bone graft substitutes used for bone fusion procedures, announced today that its products have now been used in more than 6000 patients. The company’s novel bone graft substitutes, osteoSPAN™ and Morpheus™ are resorbable, […]

Spine Surgeon in Thailand Successfully Completes First International Mazor Robotics PROlat™ Case
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Spine Surgeon in Thailand Successfully Completes First International Mazor Robotics PROlat™ Case

ORLANDO, Fla. – September 18, 2017 – Mazor Robotics, a pioneer and leader in the field of surgical guidance systems, announced that the first international PROlat case was performed by Assoc. Prof. Wicharn Yingsakmongkol, MD in Bangkok, Thailand. PROlat is a single-position solution for placing pedicle screws and other spinal hardware in the […]