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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 […]

Andrew Cottingham, MD First Pain Management Doctor to Perform the Vertiflex Superion Procedure for the Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in North Texas
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Andrew Cottingham, MD First Pain Management Doctor to Perform the Vertiflex Superion Procedure for the Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in North Texas

ARLINGTON, TEXAS (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 21, 2017 Pain management doctor, Andrew Cottingham, MD of OPTIMAL Pain & Regenerative Medicine is the first physician in North Texas to implant the new Vertiflex Superion Indirect Decompression System®. The Vertiflex Superion is a minimally invasive, safe, out-patient procedure that gives patients an alternative to […]

EOI Announces that Dr. Henry Ruiz is the First to Implant the FLXfit™ 3D Expandable Cage in Alabama
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EOI Announces that Dr. Henry Ruiz is the First to Implant the FLXfit™ 3D Expandable Cage in Alabama

OR AKIVA, Israel, February 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Expanding Orthopedics Inc. (EOI), a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery, is excited to announce that Dr. Henry Ruiz of the Gadsden Regional Medical Center has been the first surgeon in Alabama […]

Conventus Orthopaedics announces milestone of 700+ Cage implantations
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Conventus Orthopaedics announces milestone of 700+ Cage implantations

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Conventus Orthopaedics, Inc. announced that over 700 patients now have been treated with the industry’s first expandable fracture cage, an innovative solution to fracture repairs in the upper extremity using a 3-dimensional approach. The Conventus Cage™, made of nitinol, a memory shape alloy, expands within the […]

MEDICREA Achieves Personalized Spine Milestone with 1,000 Patient-Specific UNiD™ Rod Procedures
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MEDICREA Achieves Personalized Spine Milestone with 1,000 Patient-Specific UNiD™ Rod Procedures

November 28, 2016 LYON, France & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The MEDICREA Group (Alternext Paris: FR0004178572 – ALMED), worldwide leader pioneering the development and manufacture of personalized analytical services and implant solutions for the treatment of complex spinal conditions, announced today that the Company’s patient-specific UNiD™ Rod technology has now been used […]

OMNIlife science™, Inc. Achieves 10,000 Procedures Milestone for OMNIBotics™ Robotic-Assisted Total Knee Replacements
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OMNIlife science™, Inc. Achieves 10,000 Procedures Milestone for OMNIBotics™ Robotic-Assisted Total Knee Replacements

RAYNHAM, Mass., Nov. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — OMNIlife science, Inc. (“OMNI™”), an established medical technology company targeting the $15 billion global hip and knee replacement device market, announces that surgeons have completed more than 10,000 total knee replacements worldwide using the OMNIBotics robotic-assisted total knee replacement technology platform. The OMNIBotics system enables optimized implant placement […]

Spineology Announces Palisade™ Pedicular Fixation System Milestone
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Spineology Announces Palisade™ Pedicular Fixation System Milestone

October 26, 2016 MINNEAPOLIS & ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spineology Inc., the innovator in anatomy-conserving surgery™, is excited to announce the completion of 100 cases using the new Palisade Pedicular Fixation System. Palisade is one of several recent additions to Spineology’s Anatomy-Conserving Technology (ACT™) product platform. “Reception of the Palisade system […]

ApiFix® Ltd. Reaches 100-Patient Milestone with the Expansion of European Clinical Sites to Treat Children and Adolescents who have Scoliosis with its Minimally Invasive, Non-Fusion Device
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ApiFix® Ltd. Reaches 100-Patient Milestone with the Expansion of European Clinical Sites to Treat Children and Adolescents who have Scoliosis with its Minimally Invasive, Non-Fusion Device

CHARLESTON, S.C. and MISGAV, Israel, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — ApiFix, Ltd. announced today that the company’s ApiFix® system has now been used to correct scoliosis in 100 patients with a first case at the PAUL GERHARDT DIAKONIE hospital in Berlin, Germany. The 100th case was Dr. Miguel Alquiza’s first time implanting the ApiFix system. It took about an […]

New Motion Preserving Wrist Implant hits 1 year Milestone
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New Motion Preserving Wrist Implant hits 1 year Milestone

FRANKLIN, Mass., Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — In May of 2015 the new motion preserving WristMotion™ hemiarthroplasty implant from Arthrosurface, Inc. (www.arthrosurface.com) was launched. The following month, the first patients were treated by the three co-developing surgeons, Dr. Randall Culp, Dr. Joseph Sherrill and Dr. Insok Yi. The WristMotion™ implant system is designed to intraoperatively map […]

Apollo Hosp performs 8 spine surgeries using ‘Mazor Robotics’
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Apollo Hosp performs 8 spine surgeries using ‘Mazor Robotics’

Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad has successfully performed spine surgeries on eight patients using the ‘Mazor Robotics’ technology, which enables precise placement of instrumentation in spine. In conventional spine surgery, the key challenge has always been placement of instrumentation in spine. Especially placing of screws more so in a deformed spine without […]

Vertical Spine, LLC Achieves Key Milestone with 1000th Case Performed using its FIBRINET® System Technology in Spine Fusion Surgery  
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Vertical Spine, LLC Achieves Key Milestone with 1000th Case Performed using its FIBRINET® System Technology in Spine Fusion Surgery  

Wall Township, NJ – August 1st, 2016 – Vertical Spine, a revenue‐generating company providing advanced biologics for spine fusion procedures, announced today that the company has achieved a key milestone with the 1000th case performed using its FIBRINET® System technology. The FIBRINET System is a self‐contained, disposable kit that is […]

Smith & Nephew’s NAVIO™ Surgical System achieves robotics-assisted milestone for total knee replacement surgery
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Smith & Nephew’s NAVIO™ Surgical System achieves robotics-assisted milestone for total knee replacement surgery

LONDON, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN; LSE:SN), the global medical technology business, today announces the first surgical case of its robotics-assisted total knee replacement procedure.  The new approach, which recently received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration, uses the NAVIO Surgical System to […]