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Orthopedic and Dental Industry News

January 2015

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 30-Jan-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, JANUARY 29, 2015

CONMED, Stryker, Vexim, Zimmer report earnings... Medtronic completes its acquisition of Covidien... Blue Belt Technologies recieved CE Mark for STRIDE... Regulatory news from DePuy Synthes Spine, Orthocell, Spinal Elements... Product update from Active Implants more

Blue Belt Technologies Announces CE Mark for STRIDE Unicondylar Knee System BY EDITOR, JANUARY 29, 2015

Blue Belt Technologies, a medical device company specializing in solutions for orthopedic surgery, received CE Mark for their STRIDE Unicondylar Knee System. The CE Mark allows Blue Belt Technologies to begin marketing and distributing STRIDE, their proprietary knee system, alongside... more

AcceleDent Wins Two Prestigious Awards for Orthodontic Device's Sleek Design, Ease of Use BY EDITOR, JANUARY 26, 2015

OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc. announced that the company's groundbreaking AcceleDent device is a recipient of the GOOD DESIGN Awards Program and the Best in Biz Awards. Both awards are prestigious in their own right as the GOOD DESIGN awards have been... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 22-Jan-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, JANUARY 22, 2015

Johnson & Johnson report earnings... K2M proposes follow-on offering... Exactech acquried BlueOrtho... Regulatory approvals for 3D Medical Concepts, Dymicron, ECA Medical Instruments, K2M... Blue Belt Technologies 2014 Commercial Performance... Product Updates from Flower Orthopedics, Integra LifeSciences... KFx Medical legal news... Amedica distribution agreement... more

Blue Belt Technologies Announces 2014 Results BY EDITOR, JANUARY 20, 2015

Blue Belt Technologies, a medical technology company specializing in robotic solutions for orthopedic surgery, announced the results of a strong commercial performance in 2014, their first full year of commercialization. In 2014, Blue Belt sold 33 Navio Surgical Systems in... more

Exactech Acquires BlueOrtho for Up to $12M BY MATTHEW JAFFE, JANUARY 20, 2015

Exactech entered into an agreement to acquire BlueOrtho SAS, a French-based computer-assisted surgical technology company, for up to €10.0 million ($11.8 million). Under the terms of the transaction, Exactech will pay €2.0 million ($2.3 million) at the deal closing, and... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 16-Jan-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, JANUARY 15, 2015

Integra LifeSciences M&A... Cerapedics, Spinal Simplicity, Valorem Surgical regulatory news... OrthoCell, Silver Bullet therapeutics intellectual property news... Amedica reorganization... NuVasive Chief Operating Officer appointment more

Groundbreaking Orthodontic Device that Speeds up Treatment Now Available in 2,000 Locations BY EDITOR, JANUARY 15, 2015

OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc. announced that the company's groundbreaking AcceleDent device is now available in 2,000 orthodontic locations across the U.S. An FDA-cleared medical device that works in conjunction with orthodontics, AcceleDent speeds up treatment by as much as 50 percent... more

Integra LifeSciences Acquires Metasurg's Product Portfolio BY MATTHEW JAFFE, JANUARY 15, 2015

Integra LifeSciences completed the acquisition of Metasurg's product portfolio. Metasurg revenues were $6 million in 2013, representing double digit growth over the prior year. Integra expects the acquisition to minimally impact 2015 profits and anticipates that the portfolio will return... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 09-Jan-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, JANUARY 9, 2015

Biomet, Implanet Reported Financial Results... Wellbe Funding... SI-Bone, Newclip Technics, Cartiva, PorOsteon Regulatory News... MicroPort, Bone Therapeutics Product Updates... Amedica Clinical Results... Collagen Solutions supplying to Globus Medical more

Researchers Develop Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment that Eliminates the Need for Drugs BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JANUARY 9, 2015

Researchers at the at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam are assessing a new treatment methodology for rheumatoid arthritis that can eliminate the need for patients to take drugs. The novel treatment involves a pacemaker-style bioelectronics device that is implanted... more

OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc. Secures $5 Million Equity Financing to Continue Rapid Growth BY EDITOR, JANUARY 8, 2015

OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc. announced that it closed on a $5 million equity financing. OrthoAccel Technologies, manufacturer of AcceleDent®, the first and only noninvasive FDA-cleared, Class II medical device that speeds up orthodontic treatment by as much as 50 percent, continues... more


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