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Bodycad Announces First Use of Its Unicompartmental Knee System in Patients
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Bodycad Announces First Use of Its Unicompartmental Knee System in Patients

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Bodycad has announced that the first personalized restoration procedures using its Unicompartmental Knee System in patients have been successfully performed. Bodycad’s revolutionary system is designed to optimize personalized restoration of the patient’s unique anatomical features and kinematics. The system is based on proprietary 3D rendering […]

First Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Placed in Northern California by Dr. Goldthwaite
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First Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Placed in Northern California by Dr. Goldthwaite

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Noel Goldthwaite, MD, senior surgeon and founding member at SpineCare Medical Group, Inc., is the first physician in northern California to implant Nuvectra’s Algovita® Spinal Cord Stimulation System, which successfully treated a local injured veteran’s chronic pain and led to his significant reduction […]

Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates Announces First MACI Implant in the Region for the Treatment of Cartilage Defects of the Knee
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Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates Announces First MACI Implant in the Region for the Treatment of Cartilage Defects of the Knee

SALISBURY, Md., Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — POA, a large regional orthopaedic specialty group, announced their first successful implant of MACI® (autologous cultured chondrocytes on a porcine collagen membrane) in the region. MACI is an FDA-approved product, in which a patient’s own cartilage cells from the knee are regrown in a laboratory and […]

ChoiceSpine™ Successfully Completed 1,000th TOMCAT™ ACDF Procedure
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ChoiceSpine™ Successfully Completed 1,000th TOMCAT™ ACDF Procedure

KNOXVILLE, TN (PRWEB) AUGUST 23, 2017 ChoiceSpine LP, a privately-held spinal device manufacturer based in Knoxville, TN, successfully completed its 1,000th TOMCAT Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) procedure. The procedure was performed by Julian Price, MD of Athens Orthopedic Clinic, Athens, GA at St. Mary’s Hospital, also in Athens, on […]

MiMedx Hits Milestone of One Million Allografts Distributed
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MiMedx Hits Milestone of One Million Allografts Distributed

MARIETTA, Ga., Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing regenerative and therapeutic biologics utilizing human placental tissue allografts with patent-protected processes for multiple sectors of healthcare, announced today that the Company has now distributed over 1,000,000 allografts to date for application […]

100th Patient Enrolled in Clinical Trials for Active Implants’ NUsurface® Meniscus Implant
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100th Patient Enrolled in Clinical Trials for Active Implants’ NUsurface® Meniscus Implant

August 09, 2017 MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Active Implants, LLC, a company that develops orthopedic implant solutions, today announced enrollment of the 100th patient in clinical trials evaluating the NUsurface® Meniscus Implant for the treatment of persistent knee pain caused by injured or deteriorating meniscus tissue. The surgery was performed by orthopedic surgeon […]

First Surgical Implantation of ZIP ULTRA® MIS Interspinous Device Performed in Argentina
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First Surgical Implantation of ZIP ULTRA® MIS Interspinous Device Performed in Argentina

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aurora Spine Corporation (“Aurora Spine” or the “Company”) (TSXV:ASG) announced today the first surgical implantation of the company’s ZIP ULTRA® minimally invasive interspinous device in Latin America in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This surgery is part of Aurora Spine’s efforts to expand the […]

Camber Spine Technologies Announces Exceeding the 150th Implantation of ENZA™ Zero-Profile ALIF
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Camber Spine Technologies Announces Exceeding the 150th Implantation of ENZA™ Zero-Profile ALIF

WAYNE, Pa., July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Camber Spine Technologies, today announced that they have exceeded 150 implantations of the ENZA™ Zero-Profile ALIF device that was launched last July. “We have been doing anterior spine reconstructions for over 20 years and have used a lot of different ALIF devices,” said Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Steven […]

4WEB Medical Announces First U.S. Surgeries with 3D Printed Lateral Spine Truss System
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4WEB Medical Announces First U.S. Surgeries with 3D Printed Lateral Spine Truss System

NEW YORK, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 4WEB Medical, the industry leader in 3D printed implant technology, announced today the first surgeries utilizing the company’s Lateral Spine Truss System were recently performed in several notable hospitals in the United States. The company’s lateral interbody fusion device was designed to solve known surgical problems associated […]

Anika Announces $5 Million Milestone Payment from U.S. Commercial Sales of MONOVISC
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Anika Announces $5 Million Milestone Payment from U.S. Commercial Sales of MONOVISC

July 17, 2017 BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANIK), a global, integrated orthopedics medicines company specializing in therapeutics based on its proprietary hyaluronic acid (“HA”) technology, today announced that it will receive a $5 million milestone payment under the terms of the Company’s license agreement with its U.S. commercial partner. The […]

Stimwave Announces First Patient in Brazil to Receive Wireless Pain Relief® Technology
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Stimwave Announces First Patient in Brazil to Receive Wireless Pain Relief® Technology

July 05, 2017 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stimwave LLC, a medical device manufacturer and independent research institute headquartered in South Florida in the United States, today announced the first patients in Brazil will receive a Stimwave Wireless Pain Relief® device for the treatment of chronic pain. The minimally-invasive procedures will be completed […]

Carevature Medical Announces Pioneering Cervical Spinal Decompressions in the US
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Carevature Medical Announces Pioneering Cervical Spinal Decompressions in the US

TEL AVIV, Israel, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Carevature Medical Ltd., developer of advanced orthopedic surgery solutions, announced today the first cervical decompression cases using its proprietary Dreal™ system in the US. The procedures were performed by Dr. John Peloza of the Center for Spine Care, Dallas, TX. Dr. Peloza, […]