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Orthopedic and Dental Industry News

October 2003

Spine Tingling NASS BY EDITOR, OCTOBER 27, 2003

The North American Spine Society is the premier conference for the fastest growing sector of orthopedics. History was being made almost daily at this year's NASS Conference as scientists, surgeons and other participants wrestled with major therapeutic issues. This industry... more

dj Orthopedics Makes a Serious Strategic Move BY EDITOR, OCTOBER 15, 2003

Bottom line, by buying OrthoLogic's bone stim business, DJO is ratcheting up sales growth, profitability at the gross margin line, cash flows and, as the rating agencies noted late last week, debt levels - which hit new highs. Oh, and... more

It was indeed the Woodstock of Spine BY EDITOR, OCTOBER 15, 2003

All that was missing was mud and rain. We even had the crowds and chemical enhancements (basically caffeine). Certainly from the organizers perspective, crowded halls and rooms (standing room only usually) were mighty gratifying. From the attendees standpoint... we needed... more

Cementing its place in Orthopedics BY EDITOR, OCTOBER 8, 2003

Orthovita announced this week that it had been granted a patent covering 14 claims related to its ALIQUOT™ Micro Delivery System. ALIQUOT™ is a minimally invasive system to deliver the company's innovative and very interesting new product CORTOSS – which... more

Pre-Announcement Blues BY EDITOR, OCTOBER 8, 2003

Two major allograft suppliers, Regeneration Technologies and Osteotech, pre-announced 3rd quarter results last week and, as a result, endured fairly severe sell-offs. While the reasons given by each firm were different, the fact that it was these two suppliers caused... more


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