Tuesday, October 21, 2014

X-spine Announces Launch of Axograft™ Biologics Portfolio

MIAMISBURG, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--X-spine Systems, Inc., a global medical device manufacturer of class-leading products for spinal surgery, announces the addition of a broad line of

Monday, October 20, 2014

Medtronic Announces Global Launch of Titanium-Coated Peek Interbody Fusion Devices

MEMPHIS, TENN., - October 20, 2014 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) introduced its Pure Titanium Coating (PTC) platform of interbody fusion devices for the spine today at the 2014 Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Annual Meeting in Boston. The PTC platform includes four products: the

Saturday, October 18, 2014

RTI Surgical hiring employees, adding third shift

MARQUETTE — A surgical implant company is adding employees at its manufacturing plant in Marquette. Florida-based RTI Surgical will soon be running manufacturing operations in Marquette 24 hours a day.
Read more »

Friday, October 17, 2014

Move to close Irish tax loophole won't stop Medtronic-Covidien deal

Ireland is closing a loophole that's made it a tax haven for multinational corporations. That policy move, however, won't affect plans by Twin Cities-based Medtronic to buy Irish medical device maker Covidien.
Read more »

Stryker earnings fall 45%

Stryker Corp. said its third-quarter earnings fell 45% on tax impacts and other one-time items offset the medical-device maker's continued revenue growth.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Precision Spine™ Announces 510(k) Clearance of the VAULT®-C Anterior Cervical Interbody Fusion Device

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Precision Spine, Inc. announced that it recently received 510(k) clearance and initiated the launch of its VAULT-C Anterior Cervical Interbody Fusion Device.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Mazor Robotics Ltd. Promotes Christopher Prentice to CEO of its US Subsidiary

CAESAREA, ISRAEL — Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE:MZOR; NASDAQ GM:MZOR), a developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, announced today that Christopher Prentice, SVP America & Global Marketing, has been promoted to be the Chief Executive Officer of

Amedica Corporation Announces Private Label Agreement With Spinal Kinetics

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --Amedica Corporation a biomaterial company that has developed silicon nitride ceramics as a material platform to manufacture and commercialize orthopaedic implants, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a multi-year

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Spine Wave Announces the Full Commercial Launch of the Lateral Access Product Portfolio

SHELTON, CT--(Marketwired - Oct 14, 2014) - Spine Wave, Inc. is a medical device company dedicated to leveraging its proprietary technology and expertise to provide spine surgeons with a broad, differentiated portfolio of expandable and other less invasive, more efficient solutions to real

Monday, October 13, 2014

Amedica Corporation Announces Unexpected Passing of Former Chairman of the Board Max E. Link, Ph.D.

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amedica Corporation (Nasdaq:AMDA), a biomaterial company focused on silicon nitride ceramics as a material platform to develop, manufacture and commercialize novel medical devices, today announced that Max E. Link, Ph.D., its former Chairman of the Board of Directors, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 74.

VEXIM to Initiate Clinical Study to Support Planned 510(k) Application to Market SpineJack® in the United States

TOULOUSE, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: VEXIM (Paris:ALVXM) (FR0011072602 – ALVXM / Eligible PEA-PME), a medical device company specializing in the minimally invasive treatment of vertebral fractures, today announced it will initiate a new clinical