Industry News

  • Paragon 28® Adds Interference Screw to its Innovative and Comprehensive Flatfoot Platform – Grappler™ Interference Screw System
    by Josh Sandberg on July 17, 2019 at 4:10 pm

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Since its inception, Paragon 28® has obsessed over every aspect of foot and ankle surgery. Committed to creating tailored solutions to improve surgical outcomes, Paragon 28® has launched innovative products and instrumentation that help to streamline procedures, allow surgeons flexibility in technique and approach, and facilitate reproducible results benefitting both the surgeon and […]

  • Stimwave Appoints Regina E. Groves and Marc A. Loev, M.D., to Board of Directors and James M. Rallo as Chief Financial Officer
    by Drue De Angelis on July 17, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    July 17, 2019  POMPANO BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stimwave Technologies, the leading innovator of wireless medical pain relief implant bioelectric technology, has announced the appointments of Regina E. Groves and Marc A. Loev, M.D., to its Board of Directors, as well as James M. Rallo, CPA, as the company’s chief financial officer (CFO). “We are thrilled to […]

  • EOS imaging Reports Half-Year 2019 Revenues
    by Mason Krell on July 16, 2019 at 5:03 pm

    July 16, 2019 PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: EOS imaging (Paris:EOSI) (Euronext, FR0011191766 – EOSI) a leader in 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging and software solutions for 3D anatomical modeling and surgical planning today announces preliminary consolidated revenues for the half year ending June 30, 2019. SECOND QUARTER & FIRST SEMESTER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS €3.4 million total Revenues in Q2 2019, […]

  • DJO® Announces Release of AltiVate Reverse® Short Stem, The First Fully Convertible, Inlay, Short Stem Shoulder Replacement System in the United States
    by Chris J. Stewart on July 16, 2019 at 2:15 pm

    July 16, 2019 AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DJO®, a leading provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving, introduced today the AltiVate Reverse® Short Stem,the first fully-convertible, inlay, short stem shoulder arthroplasty system available in the United States. The AltiVate Reverse® Short Stem was designed by DJO, a market leader in shoulder arthroplasty systems, using principles […]

  • joimax® Starts Official Sale of its CE-Approved EndoLIF® Product Line
    by Drue De Angelis on July 16, 2019 at 2:03 pm

    July 16, 2019  KARLSRUHE, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–joimax®, the Germany-based market leader of technologies and training methods for full-endoscopic minimally-invasive spinal surgery, announces the official sales launch of its complete, CE-approved, EndoLIF® product line. EndoLIF® is an instrument set for endoscopic-assisted minimally invasive lumbar interbody fusion. As already announced and showcased at earlier events, the EndoLIF® family […]

  • FDA Clears nView Medical’s 1st Imaging System, nView s1
    by Josh Sandberg on July 15, 2019 at 10:48 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) JULY 13, 2019 nView medical Inc. (nView) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of nView s1, the company’s first imaging system, bringing breakthrough imaging technology to surgery. nView’s mission is to make surgery safer, faster, and consistently accurate by creating instant 3D information throughout the surgical procedure. nView […]

  • Safe Orthopaedics: First Surgeries with SteriSpine™ PS Completed in Japan
    by Mason Krell on July 15, 2019 at 10:28 pm

    July 15, 2019  ERAGNY-SUR-OISE, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: SAFE ORTHOPAEDICS (Paris:SAFOR) (FR0012452746 – SAFOR), a company specialized in designing and marketing single-use implants and instruments, developing minimally invasive treatment for spinal fracture conditions, is pleased to announce that, in the first 4 weeks after the first surgery , 23 surgeries have been completed using SteriSpine™ PS […]

  • Intuitive Surgical acquires Schölly Fiberoptic’s robotic endoscope business
    by Drue De Angelis on July 15, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. and DENZLINGEN, Germany, July 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Intuitive (Nasdaq: ISRG), the pioneer and a global leader in robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgery and manufacturer of da Vinci surgical systems, today announced the acquisition of Schölly Fiberoptic’s robotic endoscope business. Intuitive is acquiring the robotic endoscope portion of Schölly Fiberoptic’s business. This acquisition […]

  • Conformis Establishes Alliance to Focus on ASC Joint Replacement
    by Chris J. Stewart on July 15, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    BILLERICA, Mass., July 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Conformis, Inc. (NASDAQ: CFMS), a medical technology company that uses its proprietary iFit Image-to-Implant technology platform to develop, manufacture and sell patient specific joint replacement implants designed to fit each patient’s unique anatomy, announced today a new alliance with Regent Surgical Health. Working together, the organizations will […]

  • Shortening trainee doctor hours hasn’t harmed patients
    by Chris J. Stewart on July 15, 2019 at 5:50 pm

    July 11, 2019 / Associated Press, Modern Healthcare When reforms shortened working hours for U.S. doctors-in-training, some worried: Was that enough time to learn the art of medicine? Would future patients suffer? Now a study has answers, finding no difference in hospital deaths, readmissions or costs when comparing results from doctors trained before and after […]

  • Osseus Fusion Systems Announces the Acquisition of SIJ Surgical
    by Josh Sandberg on July 15, 2019 at 2:23 pm

    DALLAS, TX, July 15, 2019 – Osseus Fusion Systems, a medical device firm focused on developing unique and novel implantable spine products, announces the acquisition of SIJ Surgical. SIJ Surgical was founded with the goal of providing the ultimate Sacroiliac (SI) fusion solution for surgeons and patients. SIJ Surgical’s SI Screw System has numerous competitive […]

  • Orthopedic Joint Replacement Market to Exhibit 5.1% CAGR, Rising Demand for Joint Implants Drives the Market, says Fortune Business Insights
    by Josh Sandberg on July 12, 2019 at 5:23 pm

    Pune, July 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global Orthopedic Joint Replacement Market is anticipated to grow on account of rising geriatric population and subsequently rising demand in developed and developing nations. Fortune Business Insights in its new report, titled “Orthopedic Joint Replacement Market: Global Market Analysis, Insights and Forecast, 2018-2026” offers in-depth insights into the market. As per […]

  • Ohio hospital fires 23 in case of excessive doses, deaths
    by Chris J. Stewart on July 12, 2019 at 4:33 pm

    July 11, 2019 / Modern Healthcare, Associated Press The Ohio hospital system where excessive painkiller doses were given to dozens of patients who died fired 23 more employees Thursday and said it is changing leadership, a sign that professional fallout from the scandal has expanded far beyond the intensive-care doctor accused of ordering the drugs. The […]

  • SeaSpine Announces Full Commercial Launch of Regatta® Lateral System
    by Chris J. Stewart on July 12, 2019 at 3:02 pm

    CARLSBAD, Calif., July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SeaSpine Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SPNE), a global medical technology company focused on surgical solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders, today announced the full commercial launch of the Regatta® Lateral System, featuring NanoMetalene® technology. Regatta is a comprehensive, minimally invasive lateral interbody fusion system designed to efficiently and reproducibly […]

  • Generex Biotechnology Announces Closing on Acquisition of MediSource Partners
    by Mason Krell on July 12, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    MIRAMAR, Fla., July 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Generex Biotechnology Corporation (OTCQB:GNBT) is pleased to announce the Company has completed the acquisition agreement to acquire assets and operations of Medisource Partners, an FDA-registered distributor of medical and surgical products including bone grafts and biologics from a range of surgical product manufacturers. Under the terms of […]