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  • Episurf Medical reaches milestone of 600 implants
    by Chris J. Stewart on September 18, 2019 at 10:52 pm

    WED, SEP 18, 2019 Episurf Medical (NASDAQ: EPIS B) today announces that the company has reached another milestone by the planning of the 600th surgery with the Episealer® implant in the coming weeks. The company recently communicated that the patient groups who have had the implant for more than 2 and 3 years had grown, […]

  • SpineGuard Reports Six-Month 2019 Financial Results
    by Josh Sandberg on September 18, 2019 at 10:33 pm

    September 18, 2019  PARIS & BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: SpineGuard (Paris:ALSGD) (FR0011464452 – ALSGD), an innovative company that deploys its DSG® (Dynamic Surgical Guidance) sensing technology to secure and streamline the placement of bone implants, announced today financial results for the half year ending June 30, 2019, as approved by the Board of Directors on September […]

  • Integra LifeSciences Presents Cadence® Total Ankle System Retrospective Study Abstract at AOFAS
    by Mike Adams on September 18, 2019 at 10:18 pm

    PLAINSBORO, N.J., Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART), a leading global medical technology company, today announced positive findings from its Cadence® Total Ankle System retrospective study. Tim Daniels, MD, FRCSC, Professor, University of Toronto and lead investigator for this study, reported that patients suffering from end-stage arthritis experienced improvements in quality of life, functional […]

  • OrthoSpin Receives FDA Regulatory Clearance
    by Drue De Angelis on September 18, 2019 at 5:59 pm

    MISGAV, Israel, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — OrthoSpin Ltd. a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group Ltd. (“Trendlines”) (SGX: 42T) (OTCQX: TRNLY), announced today that it received regulatory clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its smart, robotic external fixation system for orthopedic treatments. Today, the use of external fixation is a common treatment option for orthopedic-related […]

  • Xtant Medical Showcases Continued Innovation with Three New Product Introductions at NASS 2019
    by Chris J. Stewart on September 18, 2019 at 5:45 pm

    BELGRADE, Mont., Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE American: XTNT), a global medical technology company focused on surgical solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders, plans to introduce three new products at the North American Spine Society (NASS) 2019 Annual Meeting, which will be held September 25 – 28 in […]

  • Biedermann Motech to Introduce MOSS VRS® – The Next Generation Pedicle Screw Technology™ to the US Market
    by Josh Sandberg on September 18, 2019 at 4:37 pm

    September 18, 2019 MIAMI & DONAUESCHINGEN, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Biedermann Motech, the company that developed the world’s first polyaxial pedicle screw (MOSS® System) and pioneer in the spinal market for more than 30 years, today announced the further expansion of its product portfolio of advanced solutions for spinal surgery with the introduction of the MOSS VRS® Pedicle Screw System […]

  • CoreLink Introduces Oro Lateral Plate System Designed for Optimum Versatility to Treat Patients Suffering From Spinal Conditions
    by Mike Adams on September 18, 2019 at 4:22 pm

    September 18, 2019 ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CoreLink, LLC, a leading designer and manufacturer of spinal implant systems, today announced the introduction of the Oro™ Lateral Plate System designed for optimum versatility to treat patients suffering from degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, trauma, or spinal deformities. The CoreLink Oro Lateral Plate System has received first of its kind […]

  • TheraCell Announces Delivery Of Over 12,000 Of Its Licensed Bone Grafts
    by Drue De Angelis on September 17, 2019 at 11:00 pm

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — TheraCell, Inc., a leading bone solution company today announced that over 12,000 of its novel demineralized bone fiber products have been delivered – primarily for use in spinal fusions. With steady double-digit quarter over quarter growth generated by its licensees and OEM partners, its products have reached an annual end customer sales […]

  • RTI Surgical® Announces First Spine Surgery Using the HPS™ 2.0 Hybrid Performance System
    by Chris J. Stewart on September 17, 2019 at 10:48 pm

    DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RTI Surgical Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: RTIX), a global surgical implant company, today announced the first surgery using the HPS™ 2.0 Hybrid Performance System, a modular pedicle screw system used for mono- and multi-segmental rigid, hybrid or dynamic posterior stabilization of the thoracolumbar spine. Dr. William Sears, a neurosurgeon […]

  • Nocimed Announces First Commercial Clients for New Non-Invasive Spinal Pain Assessment Tool In North America and Europe
    by Josh Sandberg on September 17, 2019 at 7:42 pm

    Nocimed, the leader in the adjunct diagnosis of degenerative disc disease (DDD) pain, has announced that NociScan, a non-invasive test that measures biomarkers associated with disc pain, has launched at Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group (“CSOG”) in Colorado Springs, Colorado USA, and Spire Nottingham Hospital in the United Kingdom. Since the registration of the NociScan technology […]

  • Diener Implants: Streamlining Success
    by Elizabeth Hofheinz on September 17, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    by Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed., September 17, 2019 A small medical device company does its best to leap over the myriad of obstacles it encounters. But juggling machining issues, supplier issues, legal and regulatory hurdles, etc., can make any executive tire of this corporate “whac-a-mole.” Then someone walks in and offers them a zip file […]

  • BioRestorative Therapies Scientific Advisory Board Member and Clinical Director of Regenerative Disc/Spine Program, Dr. Wayne J. Olan, to Receive Prestigious Award
    by Mike Adams on September 16, 2019 at 10:59 pm

    MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioRestorative Therapies, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTC: BRTX), a life sciences company focused on stem cell-based therapies, today announced that a member of the Company’s Scientific Advisory Board and its Clinical Director of Regenerative Disc/Spine Program, Wayne J. Olan, MD, has received the Distinguished Alumni Award for Achievement […]

  • Orthoscan, Inc. launches new TAU family of mini C-arms – the first mini C-arm designed for use with pediatric patients
    by Drue De Angelis on September 16, 2019 at 10:45 pm

    SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 Orthoscan, Inc., the global leader in mini C-arm imaging, is pleased to announce the launch of the Orthoscan TAU family of innovative mini C-arms. This advancement in mini C-arm technology includes three distinct models: TAU 1512, TAU 1515, and TAU 2020. The TAU family is also the first mini C-arm […]

  • Zimmer Biomet Receives FDA Clearance of JuggerStitch™ Meniscal Repair Device
    by Josh Sandberg on September 16, 2019 at 9:42 pm

    WARSAW, Ind., Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, has announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the JuggerStitch™ meniscal repair device. The JuggerStitch device is the next generation of this pioneering meniscus repair technology to receive 510(k) clearance and it […]

  • DiscGenics’ U.S. Clinical Study of Cell Therapy for Disc Degeneration Passes Halfway Mark
    by Chris J. Stewart on September 16, 2019 at 8:54 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ —DiscGenics, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing regenerative cell-based therapies that alleviate pain and restore function in patients with degenerative diseases of the spine, today announced that the first 30 subjects have been safely treated its first-in-human U.S. clinical study of IDCT, an allogeneic, injectable disc cell therapy […]