Monday, September 1, 2014

Market for spinal implants, VCF and MIS spinal devices to see continued expansion in the Asia-Pacific region through 2020

Sunday 31 August 2014, (iData Research Inc.By Dr. Kamran Zamanian, Jeff Wong and Ceren Altincekic, Market Research Analyst)--The market for spinal implants, VCF and MIS spinal devices in the Asia-Pacific region is going through a two-tiered growth pattern based on the penetration...

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Fairview CEO: Medtronic is right about what hospitals want

Aug 29, 2014, (Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal)--Medtronic Inc. is betting its acquisition of Covidien will get executives a seat at the table with health system CEOs eager to shorten their medical-device vendor lists. Count Fairview Health Services...
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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Medtronic Receives Clearance for the SHILLA™ Growth Guidance System

MEMPHIS, TN – Aug. 28, 2014 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), today announced the 510(k) clearance and launch of the SHILLA™ Growth Guidance System. The system is designed for treatment of skeletally immature pediatric patients less than 10 years of age diagnosed with severe, progressive, life-threatening, early-onset spinal deformities.

Friday, August 29, 2014

AERO MEDICAL New Sponsorship

We Welcome and Thank AERO MEDICAL for their sponsorship to our site in 2014.AERO MEDICAL is located in Ankara Turkey and is able to provide best quality spine systems and related

Integra Lifesciences Expresses Interest to Divest Spine Business

Last week, Glenn Coleman the CFO of Integra Lifesciences, expressed to analysts that the company is interested in exploring strategic alternatives for its Spine business.Integra's management team believes that Integra's Spine unit would need a significant investment in order to compete in ...

Thursday, August 28, 2014

VertiFlex®, Inc. Announces First Study Patients Treated in Approved Coverage with Evidence Development Trial for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VertiFlex®, Inc., a leading innovator of advanced minimally invasive interventions for spinal stenosis, announced the first patients have been treated in the STEPS Trial by Dr. Bradly S. Goodman in Birmingham, Alabama.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

12 Hospitals in the UK Are Using Stratasys 3D Printers for the Creation of Surgical Models Prior to Surgery

When a patient walks into a hospital on the day of a scheduled surgery, there is usually a tremendous amount of nervousness that follows. While, surgeons have been specially trained, and the majority of them have probably taken part in numerous similar operations in the past, there is still a cause for ...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Medtronic buys Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation for about $200 million

MINNEAPOLIS – Medtronic spent about $200 million in cash to buy a privately held company that develops deep brain stimulation technologies.

Monday, August 25, 2014

5 Things Medtronic, Inc.’s Management Wants You to Know

Medtronic recently reported first-quarter earnings , topping analyst expectations as non-GAAP earnings rose 6% and revenue climbed 5%.But the quarterly report only tells half the story. Let's look at the five most interesting things that CEO Omar Ishrak discussed during the medical-device maker's earnings conference call.The spine business will hopefully strengthen...

Med-tech industry is booming in China

August 25, 2014 (Star Tribune)-Now med-tech firms are seeing double-digit growth as they partner with Chinese manufacturers,purgase Chinese companies, and race to educate and woo Chinese doctors and patients eager to tap the latest technology.