Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for PRESTIGE(R) LP Cervical Disc System

MEMPHIS, TENN. - July 28, 2014 - Medtronic, Inc. MDT -0.22% announces that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the PRESTIGE(R) LP Cervical Disc System for the treatment of single-level cervical disc disease (radiculopathy and/or myelopathy).

Monday, July 28, 2014

Buoyant growth in revenue in 1H 2014: +21% to €4.0 million

Bordeaux & Boston, 28 July, 2014 – IMPLANET (Paris:IMPL) (Euronext: IMPL, FR0010458729, PEA-PME eligible), a medical technology company specializing in vertebral and knee-surgery implants, today announced its revenue for the second quarter and first half of 2014.

How 3D Systems’ Medical Modeling Is Changing the Operating Room for the Better

During the recent 3D Systems’ 2014 Investor & Analyst Day, one of the key issues addressed was the new frontiers in medical technology. At 3D Systems, healthcare appears to be the fastest growing market. The  its plans to build up its leadership in this field. The company plans to invest and expand

Thursday, July 24, 2014

No Settlement in Stryker, Biomet Lawsuit

No settlement will be allowed in a case of poaching that orthopedics rivals Biomet and Stryker are battling. A federal judge in Michigan shot down the settlement agreement on Tuesday, according to MassDevice.com.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Stryker Appoints CEO Lobo As Chairman

Stryker Corp. ( SYK ) said Chief Executive Kevin A. Lobo has been appointed chairman of the medical-device maker's board, a move that comes roughly 21 months after he was promoted to the top executive post.The move is effective immediately. Nonexecutive Chairman William U. Parfet will

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Expanding Orthopedics Inc. has obtained FDA Clearance for its FLXfit™, the world's first 3D expandable interbody cage

OR AKIVA, Israel, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding Orthopedics Inc. (EOI), a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgeries, is excited to announce that its FLXfit™, the world's first 3D expandable

Titan Spine Study Wins Whitecloud Award for Best Basic Research at IMAST 2014

MEQUON, WIS. — Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, today announced that a research paper which evaluated their surface technology was awarded the prestigious Whitecloud Award for Best Basic

Monday, July 21, 2014

California medical fraud included fake spinal screws, lawsuit alleges

Bribed surgeons implanted counterfeit spinal hardware into the backs of potentially thousands of patients as part of a vast scheme overseen by Michael D. Drobot, the former hospital executive who as part of a plea deal admitted to bribing indicted California state Sen. Ron Calderon, according to a new lawsuit.

Shareholder files suit against Medtronic

A shareholder’s lawsuit against Fridley-based Medtronic contends the proposed acquisition of Ireland-based Covidien will wrongly force longtime investors to suffer a near-term tax hit.In a lawsuit filed July 2 in Hennepin County District Court, shareholder Lewis Merenstein objects to the “reverse merger” structure of