Musculoskeletal News Roundup 4-May-17

May 4, 2017 | Blake Mossy

CONMED, Expanding Orthopedics, K2M Group, Integra LifeSciences, Zimmer Biomet report earnings...Genstar Capital announces the sale of Tecomet... Implanet, Innovasis, OrthoAccel Technologies regulatory updates...Medtronic, Orthofix product introduction and updates...TheraCell receives patent...Onkos Surgical clinical updates...Johnson &Johnson, Vertebral Technologies distribution updates

OrthoAccel Receives Health Canada Clearance for New AcceleDent Optima

May 4, 2017 | Editor

The leader in accelerated orthodontics, OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc., today announced that its next generation of accelerated orthodontic technology, AcceleDentOptima, has been cleared by Health Canada and the company will begin fulfilling orders immediately. With this latest innovation, AcceleDent Optima is the first and only orthodontic device that directly connects patients and practices with monitoring, direct messaging and virtual rewards via the state-of-the-art AcceleDent App, which can be downloaded via iTunes and Google Play.

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 28-April-17

April 28, 2017 | Blake Mossy

Johnson & Johnson, NuVasive, Stryker, ulrich Medical report financial results...Amedica, Ziptek regulatory updates...Arthrosurface, Nexxt Spine, Titan Spine clinical updates...BioPoly, Cartiva, ProSomnus SLeep Technologies, SI-BONE clinical updates

ProSomnus Sleep Technologies and BlueSleep Announce Enrollment and Preliminary data from the EFFECTS study

April 27, 2017 | Editor

EFFECTS It is the first study to objectively measure oral appliance effectiveness using compliance monitoring chips and consumer Sleep trackers. This study also uses Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT) as the frontline treatment of choice for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 21-April-17

April 21, 2017 | Blake Mossy

IMPLANET reports earnings...BioDirection, Cerapedics, Integra LifeSciences, Organogenesis funding updates...Amendia, DePuy Synthes, Medtronic merger and acquisition updates...LifeSpine regulatory updates...NuVasive, Vexim product launches...Bonutti Research, Zyga Technology clinical updates...7D enters into a collaboration with DB Surgical...AdvaMed appoints Nadim Yard as Chairman of the Board of Directors

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 13-April-17

April 13, 2017 | Blake Mossy

Ortho Kinematics secures funding...Audax Medical, Mazor Robotics regulatory updates...Anchor Orthopedics, ConforMIS, Inspired Spine, Simplify Medical , Ohio State University Researchers clinical updates...Aurora Spine receives new patent...DJO Global enters partnership with IPG...Spine Wave appointment updates

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 4-April-17

April 7, 2017 | Blake Mossy

IBS Investment Bank acquires a minority stake in The Progressive Orthopaedic Company...Amendica earnings update...Aesculap Implant Systems, Alphatec Spine, CellRight Technologies, MicroPort Orthopedics product introductions and updates...Medovex, Spineway distribution agreement updates...CyMedica Orthopedics announces enrollment in clinical trial...SI-BONE clinical updates...Alphatec Spine appoints two new sales executives

Alphatec Spine Launches Battalion Lateral System with Squadron Retractor to support Minimally Invasive Lateral Access Procedures

April 7, 2017 | Editor

Alphatec Spine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC) and a provider of spinal fusion technologies, announced that the Company has launched its new Battalion Lateral System with the Alphatec Squadron Lateral Retractor, and successfully completed initial patient surgeries including degenerative, multilevel and L4/L5 spinal segment cases.  With the launch of the Battalion Lateral System, the Company is well positioned to begin to compete in the $500M U.S. Lateral market.

IBS Investment Bank Acquires Interest in Progressive Orthopaedics

April 7, 2017 | Blake Mossy

IBS Investment Bank entered into an agreement to acquire a minority stake in The Progressive Orthopaedic Company, a manufacturer of implantable medical devices.

Alphatec Spine Adds Experienced Spine Executives to Sales Leadership Team

April 6, 2017 | Editor

Alphatec Spine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), and a provider of spinal fusion technologies, announced  the addition of two new sales executives with proven track records in the spine industry, naming James (Jim) Duffy as Area Vice President, U.S. Sales, South, and Greg Rhinehart as Area Vice President, U.S. Sales, East.  Drawing on their deep commercial spine experience, Messrs. Duffy and Rhinehart will be responsible for expanding the Company’s presence in the Southern and Eastern United States, respectively, including continuing to build dedicated sales agent relationships, targeting new customer and market opportunities, and providing service and support for existing surgeon customers.