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September 2016

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 29-Sept-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

Amplitude Surgical acquires remaining stake in Unimplant...Stryker enters agreement to aquire Instratek...Zimmer Biomet acquisition updates...AxioMed, Phygen, Regentis Biomaterials, SI BONE regulatory updates...Amendia, Spineology, ulrich medical product introductions and updates...Rotation Medical publishes clinical results...Spineology expands distribution with Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation... more

Amplitude Surgical Acquires the Remaining 40% Stake in Unimplant BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Amplitude Surgical exercised the company's call option to acquire the remaining (40%) minority interests in its Brazilian subsidiary, Unimplant, for approximately €4.1 million ($4.6 million). Amplitude develops medical devices for lower-limb orthopedic procedures in the hip, knee and extremities segments,... more

Zimmer Biomet to Acquire Clinical Graphics BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Zimmer Biomet entered into an agreement to acquire Clinical Graphics, B.V., a Dutch imaging company that specializes in 3-D range-of-motion simulation technology to help surgeons make treatment decisions for common hip conditions requiring early intervention. Clinical Graphics develops 3-D interactive... more

Stryker To Acquire Instratek BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Stryker entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Restore Surgical LLC, which conducts business as Instratek. Instratek's product portfolio consists of staple and hammertoe implants and minimally invasive soft tissue recession instrumentation for foot, ankle and upper extremity... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 22-Sept-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

GE enters agreement to acquire Arcam AB and SLM Solutions...Life Spine, K2M, NuVasive, RTI regulatory updates...Bioventus, Zimmer Biomet product introduction and update...Band-LOK announces first clinical case...Inspired Spine, Integra LifeSciences clinical updates...Researchers at Duke University publish clinical study more

Researchers Demonstrate that Brain-machine Interfaces Utilized with Robotic Limbs Can Help Paraplegics Regain Partial Sensation and Muscle Control, and Therefore Walk Again BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Researchers at Duke University published results of a clinical study in which they restored partial sensation and muscle control in the lower limbs of eight people who had been paralyzed from spinal cord injuries by utilizing brain-controlled robotics. The participants... more

GE to Acquire Both Arcam AB and SLM Solutions for an Aggregate $1.4B BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

GE entered into agreements to acquire Arcam AB and SLM Solutions Group, two suppliers of additive manufacturing equipment, for approximately $1.4 billion in aggregate. Both transactions will be structured as a public tender offer for all of the outstanding shares... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 15-Sept-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Ferring Pharmaceuticals acquires worldwide rights (excluding Japan) to Seikagaku's Condoliase Product...StemCells announces merger with Microbot Medical ...Stryker enters agreement to acquire Instratek...Zimmer Biomet acquires Clinical Graphics...Meditech Spine regulatory update...Progenerative Medical intellectual property update...Implanet, OrthoFix clinical updates...Medovex, Vertebral Technologies, VEXIM distribution updates more

StemCells and Microbot Medical Announce Merger BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

StemCells, Inc. and Microbot Medical Ltd. entered into a definitive merger agreement, in order to pursue the development of robotics based medical devices for the treatment of cerebrospinal fluid and gastrointestinal disorders, as well as other conditions. StemCells is in... more

Ferring Pharmaceuticals to Acquire Worldwide Rights (excluding Japan) to Seikagaku's Condoliase Product BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

Ferring Pharmaceuticals entered into an agreement to acquire the worldwide rights (excluding Japan) to Seikagaku Corporation's SI-6603 (condoliase) product, a chemonucleolytic injection therapy for the treatment of radicular leg pain caused by lumbar disc herniation. Lumbar disc herniation occurs when... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 8-Sept-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016

Alphatec, In2Bones Global, Stryker merger and acquisition updates...VEXIM regulatory update...Flower Orthopedics launches next-generation product...Rotation Medical publishes clinical results more

Stryker to Acquire Ivy Sports Medicine BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, SEPTEMBER 7, 2016

Stryker's Endoscopy division entered into an agreement to acquire Ivy Sports Medicine, LLC, a company that develops minimally invasive meniscal repair solutions. Under the terms of the transaction, Stryker acquires Ivy's product portfolio which consists of the company's Collagen Meniscus... more

Alphatec Holdings Completes Sale of International Business to Globus Medical BY EDITOR, SEPTEMBER 5, 2016

Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a provider of spinal fusion technologies, announced the completion of the previously announced sale of its international operations and distribution channel to Globus Medical (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal implant... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 1-Sept-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2016

Medtronic earnings update...Rivanna secures funding...Biotec product update...IMPLANET, KFx Medical intellectual property updates...Intralink-Spine reports clinical results...Intersect receives reimbursement coverage...Misonix appointment updates more


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