Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Medicrea Announces European Launch of UNiD, the World's First Patient-Specific Spinal Rod

LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 14, 2014-- The MEDICREA group (Paris:ALMED) (Alternext Paris: FR0004178572-ALMED), a company that specializes in the development of innovative surgical technologies for the treatment of spinal pathologies, today announced the European launch of the UNiD, the world's first patient-specific spinal osteosynthesis rod system.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Medacta Highlights Knee, Hip, and Spine Surgery Best Practices at 7th International Symposium

LUGANO, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medacta International, a privately held, family-owned global leader in the design of innovative joint replacement and spine surgery products, announced last 11th of April the opening of its 7th Medacta Orthopedic Research and Education (M.O.R.E.)

Saturday, April 12, 2014

New Spinal Implant Allows Paralyzed Patients To Move Again

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four men who had each been paralyzed from the chest down for more than two years and been told their situation was hopeless regained the ability to voluntarily move their legs and feet - though not to walk - after an electrical device was implanted in their spines, researchers reported on Tuesday..
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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Medical device firm Baxano receives FDA clearance on surgical screw

Apr 10, 2014 (J. deBruyn-Triangle Business Journal)--Raleigh medical device company BaxanoSurgical, Inc. received clearance for its Avance MIS Pedicle Screw System, meaning it may now work towards a commercial launch of the product.

Medtronic takes majority interest in Biostar, a med-tech distributor in Turkey

April 7, 2014 -(Star Tribune.S.Alexander)--Medtronic Inc. said Monday that it has acquired a majority interest in Biostar, a joint venture that will distribute the medical device giant’s products in Turkey.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Zimmer Launches the Optio-C(TM) Anterior Cervical System,

MINNEAPOLIS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Spine, Inc., a global leader in spine innovation, today announced the U.S. market launch of the Optio--C Anterior Cervical System, a

New ANSPACH® High Speed Drill System Debuts  At AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO – APRIL 7, 2014 -- DePuy Synthes Power Tools* announced today the global launch of the Anspach® EG1™ High Speed Electric System, a next generation high-speed electric