Tuesday, June 30, 2015

SpineGuard obtains regulatory clearance to sell PediGuard® in the world’s second-largest spine market: China

PARIS and SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2015 – SpineGuard (FR0011464452 – ALSGD) announced today that it has received regulatory clearance to market its Classic PediGuard® products in China.

Centinel Spine™ is Granted the First Cervical Multilevel Indication for Its STALIF C® Integrated Interbody™ Device

NEW YORK, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Centinel Spine, Inc., (Centinel Spine) the pioneer of Stand-Alone, No-Profile®, Integrated Interbody fusion devices was granted the first cervical

Monday, June 29, 2015

Zimmer Biomet is born after knee implant divestiture to S&N

Zimmer ($ZMH) is now Zimmer Biomet Holdings thanks to its now-complete $14 billion acquisition of fellow Warsaw, IN, orthopedics player Biomet. The deal creates an industry giant. Zimmer had 2014 revenues of $4.7 billion, while Biomet's FY 2014 revenues were $3.2 billion.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

MCRA Assists VertiFlex, Inc. with Obtaining FDA PMA Approval for the Superion® Interspinous Spacer System

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisers, LLC (MCRA) announced today its role in the successful Premarket Approval (PMA)

Friday, June 26, 2015

Tyber Medical Announces the Addition of Lateral Lumbar Retractor System

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyber Medical, a privately held medical device company focused on developing innovative orthopaedic and spine devices for private label opportunities, announces the release of their new Lateral Retractor System.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Zimmer Completes Combination with Biomet

WARSAW, Ind., June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) today announced that, following the receipt of U.S. Federal Trade Commission clearance, Zimmer has completed the acquisition of Biomet in a cash and equity transaction currently valued at

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Wenzel Spine Publishes Clinical Results of VariLift System®

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wenzel Spine, Inc., a medical device company focused on providing minimally invasive, stand-alone alternatives to traditional spinal fusion, announced today

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Amendia, Inc. Completes SpineSelect Acquisition

Marietta, Ga (PRWEB) June 23, 2015--Amendia, Inc., a leading provider of innovative spinal surgical devices and instruments, announced today the acquisition of certain assets of SpineSelect, LLC of Tupelo, Mississippi, a spine company focused on providing minimally-invasive systems, implants, and instruments.

Monday, June 22, 2015

StabiLink® MIS Spinal Fixation System Honored as Winner in the 2015 Medical Design Excellence Awards

Macon, GA, June 2015—Southern Spine today announced that StabiLink® MIS Interlaminar Spinal Fixation System has been selected as the Silver Winner in the Implant and Tissue Replacement category of the 18th Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards competition. 

Lawsuit accuses Las Vegas surgeons, hospitals of health care fraud

A California lawsuit accuses two surgeons and four hospitals in Las Vegas of participating in a massive health care fraud scheme that involved implanting counterfeit spinal hardware into unsuspecting patients.
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Saturday, June 20, 2015

SIGNUS Announces Launch of ASCOT® - Maximum stability and minimum stiffness in cervical interventions

Alzenau, June 18, 2015. SIGNUS (Alzenau) is expanding its product range for the cervical spine. Along with TOSCA® and TOSCA® II Standard, ASCOT is a new system that is now available for anterior stabilization in interbody fusion.Due to its integrated screw locking mechanism and its flat, semi-rigid plate design, ASCOT offers reliability and flexibility in the operating room.