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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, […]

EIT Emerging Implant Technologies Moves Toward Commercialization of its 3D Printed Cellular Titanium Implants in the United States
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EIT Emerging Implant Technologies Moves Toward Commercialization of its 3D Printed Cellular Titanium Implants in the United States

Emerging Implant Technologies GmbH (EIT), a German medical device manufacturer exclusively focused on creating innovative technologies for spinal application by utilizing additive manufacturing, announces major milestones in preparation of its expected 510(k) approval later this year. EIT Cellular Titanium® is a porous titanium structure that has been designed according to […]

Dr. Brian Badman is First and Only Indiana Shoulder Surgeon to Offer Breakthrough Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears
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Dr. Brian Badman is First and Only Indiana Shoulder Surgeon to Offer Breakthrough Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (PRWEB) JUNE 03, 2017 American Health Network today announced that Dr. Brian Badman is the first and only shoulder surgeon in Indiana to treat patients suffering from rotator cuff disease using the Rotation Medical Bioinductive Implant – a new technology that helps tendons heal through the induction of […]

Exactech Announces Successful First Surgeries with Truliant® Knee System
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Exactech Announces Successful First Surgeries with Truliant® Knee System

May 31, 2017 GAINESVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exactech (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products and biologic solutions for extremities, knee and hip, is pleased to announce that the first surgeries using the new Truliant® Knee System were performed yesterday. Truliant, which recently received 510(k) clearance from […]

First Surgery Completed Utilizing the Gramercy Extremity Orthopedic™ Systems
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First Surgery Completed Utilizing the Gramercy Extremity Orthopedic™ Systems

DALLAS, TEXAS, USA, May 24, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics (GEO) is pleased to announce the first surgery using the GEO™ Bone Screw and GEO CART™ systems. The first surgery was performed by Dr. Peter A. Blume, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. at Shoreline Surgery Center LLC, Guilford, CT, with outstanding results. […]

Mazor Robotics congratulates surgeon on 200 patient procedures with the Mazor X Surgical Assurance platform
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Mazor Robotics congratulates surgeon on 200 patient procedures with the Mazor X Surgical Assurance platform

Orlando, Florida- May 15, 2017 – Mazor Robotics. a pioneer and leader in the field of surgical guidance systems, congratulates Dr. Kornelis Poelstra, board-certified orthopedist and founder of the “The Spine Center of Excellence at Sacred Heart on the Emerald Coast”, for becoming the first surgeon to reach the milestone […]

Surgeons Perform World’s First-Ever Dual Robotic Surgery at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital
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Surgeons Perform World’s First-Ever Dual Robotic Surgery at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital

NEW YORK, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The world’s first-of-its-kind dual robotic surgery was performed on April 23 at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem in Jerusalem, announced  National President Ellen Hershkin of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA). The revolutionary dual robotic surgery assisted in the repair of a severe […]

Inspired Spine Achieves Milestone of 500 Minimally Invasive OLLIF Procedures
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Inspired Spine Achieves Milestone of 500 Minimally Invasive OLLIF Procedures

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (PRWEB) APRIL 12, 2017 Inspired Spine, a Minnesota-based spine surgery innovation company, has reached the milestone of completing 500 Oblique Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (OLLIF) procedures. This truly minimally invasive surgical technique is revolutionizing the performance of lumbar interbody fusions by delivering superior outcomes including substantially less patient […]

Intellijoint Surgical® Completes One Thousand Total Hip Replacement Procedures with intellijoint HIP®
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Intellijoint Surgical® Completes One Thousand Total Hip Replacement Procedures with intellijoint HIP®

WATERLOO, ON, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Intellijoint Surgical® is proud to announce that intellijoint HIP® has now – only one year after commercial launch – been used in over 1,000 total hip replacement procedures in the United States, Canada and Australia.  intellijoint HIP® is a novel medical device providing […]

SI-BONE, Inc. Announces 50th Peer-Reviewed Publication for the iFuse Implant System® and 25,000th iFuse Procedure
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SI-BONE, Inc. Announces 50th Peer-Reviewed Publication for the iFuse Implant System® and 25,000th iFuse Procedure

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SI-BONE, Inc., an innovative medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System® (“iFuse”), a triangular shaped minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion for certain disorders of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced that the highly respected journal Spine has […]

OrthAlign, Inc. Announces Milestone Achievement 60,000th Joint Arthroplasty Case
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OrthAlign, Inc. Announces Milestone Achievement 60,000th Joint Arthroplasty Case

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device and technology company providing orthopedic surgeons with advanced precision technologies, announced another milestone achievement in its 60,000th completed joint arthroplasty case. This milestone reflects the continuing and rapid adoption of OrthAlign’s handheld precision alignment and positioning technology by surgeons throughout the world. […]

NuVasive Receives First-Ever FDA Clearance For Cervical Interbody Implant System Used In More Than Two Levels
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NuVasive Receives First-Ever FDA Clearance For Cervical Interbody Implant System Used In More Than Two Levels

SAN DIEGO, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the CoRoent® Small Interbody™ System indicated for intervertebral body fusion at multiple contiguous levels […]

SpineGuard and Zavation Announce First 20 Cases in USA with Single-Step Insertion of DSG™ “SmartScrew”
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SpineGuard and Zavation Announce First 20 Cases in USA with Single-Step Insertion of DSG™ “SmartScrew”

March 14, 2017 PARIS & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SpineGuard (FR0011464452 – ALSGD), an innovative company that develops and markets disposable medical devices to make spine surgery safer, announced today the first cases in the USA using the one-step-insertion of pedicle “smart screws” guided by DSG™ (Dynamic Surgical Guidance) technology. The surgeries […]