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510(k) clearance for the Avance MIS pedicle screw system


The Avance medical device system will be in limited market release in the Q2 & Q3 of 2014, and is planned for full launch in the Q4 of 2014.

FDA clearance for Ortho Development’s Ovation Tribute hip stem


Femoral hip prosthesis is intended for cementless use in total hip replacement and hemiarthroplasty procedures.

Modular stand-alone cervical medical device


Zimmer’s Optio-C system offers a no profile solution and delivers the strength, stability, and fusion potential of a traditional ACDF.

Anspach high speed electric drill system


DePuy Synthes Power Tools launches next generation electric drill system for neurosurgery, otology, and spinal procedures.

US demand for total joint replacement remains steady


Procedures that restore mobility and enhance quality of life continue growth; new study supports existing projections

Free entry for long-distance runners benefiting from med-tech


Global Heroes selected entries will receive entry and travel to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile in October.

Faster time-to-market for orthopedic implant production


Needing smarter, more cost-effective production, medical OEMs turn to contract manufacturing.

Global sports medicine devices market growing 4.4% CAGR to $8.3B in 2019


Global sports medicine devices market was valued at $6.1 billion in 2012, expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of $8.3 billion in 2019.

FDA clearance for porous PEEK suture anchor


MedShape Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Morphix SP Suture Anchor.

Full market launch of two new spine systems


Aspect anterior cervical plate system and MaxFuse VBR system designed for use in spine fusion procedures and available for US distribution.

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