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Orthopedic and Dental Industry News

February 2017

Alphatec’s Arsenal Deformity Adolescent Scoliosis (AIS) System Launched in Limited Markets in the U.S. BY EDITOR, FEBRUARY 28, 2017

Alphatec Spine, Inc., (ATEC), a global provider of spinal fusion technologies, announced today that the Company has launched its new Arsenal Deformity Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) System and has successfully completed initial patient cases. The limited release further expands the... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 24-Feb-17 BY BLAKE MOSSY, FEBRUARY 24, 2017

Wenzel Spine announces acquisition...Corin Group, GS Medical, Paragon 28 product introductions and updates...VEXIM completes enrollment in clinical study...Active Implants appoints Ted Davis as CEO...Xtant Medical appoints Carl O'Connell as CEO more

Active Implants appoints Ted Davis as CEO BY BLAKE MOSSY, FEBRUARY 24, 2017

Active Implants appointed Ted David as company President Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Davis will succeed Henry Kylce, who will continue his role as Chairman of the Board. Prior to Active Implants, Mr. Davis served as CEO of MicroPort Orthopedics... more

Wenzel Spine Announces Aqcuistion of OsteoMed's Interspinous & Facet Fixation Product Platforms BY BLAKE MOSSY, FEBRUARY 24, 2017

Wenzel Spine completed its acquisition of OsteoMed's PrimaLOK SP Interspinous Fusion System and PrimaLOK FF Facet Fixation System. The patented PrimaLOK SP and FF platforms include a polyaxial interspinous process device and percutaneous facet screw system which is designed for... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 17-Feb-17 BY BLAKE MOSSY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017

Centric Medical regulatory updates...DePuy Synthes and LifeNet Health, K2M, Navovis product introductions and updates...Episurf receives two patents from the State Intellectual Property Office in China...Alphatec appoints David H. Mowry to its board of directors...HealthpointCapital interviews Dr. Michael Gelb on his new book "GASP: Airway Health-The Hidden Path To Wellness" more

Interview with Dr. Michael Gelb on His New Book "GASP: Airway Health - The Hidden Path To Wellness" BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, FEBRUARY 14, 2017

Can you tell us about your background and how you got interested in Sleep Medicine? When I took over NYU's Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders and Orofacial Pain program in 1989, I met two dental sleep specialists that changed my... more

Alphatec Spine Announces Appointment of David H. Mowry to its Board of Directors BY EDITOR, FEBRUARY 14, 2017

Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a provider of spinal fusion technologies, announced that its board of directors has appointed David H. Mowry as a member of the board of directors effective February 8, 2017.... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 10-Feb-17 BY BLAKE MOSSY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017

Entellus Medical raises $37.2M through public offering...Spinal Simplicity regulatory updates...ChoiceSpine, Zimmer Biomet product introductions and updates...SpineGuard receives patent from USPTO...AxioMed, BioRestorative clinical updates... Vertebral Technologies distribution updates...RTI Surgical appoints new CEO more

Entellus Medical Raises $37.2M Through Public Offering BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, FEBRUARY 6, 2017

Entellus Medical secured $37.2 million through a public offering of 2,353,530 shares of its common stock at $0.001 a share and 1,176,470 shares at $17.00 per share. Under the terms of the offering, the company has given its underwriters a... more

RTI Surgical Appoints Camille Farhat as CEO BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, FEBRUARY 6, 2017

RTI Surgical appointed Camille Farhat as company Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective March 15, 2017. Mr. Farhat will succeed the current Interim CEO, Robert Jordheim, who will resume his role as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to RTI, Mr. Farhat served... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 2-Feb-17 BY BLAKE MOSSY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017

Exactech announces restructuring divestiture...OsteoMed acquires OT Medical's InstaFix Shape Memory Staple System...Zimmer Biomet receives expanded coverage...Paragon 28, SeaSpine product introductions and updates...Merete, Vericel clinical updates...VEXIM intellectual property updates...SpineSource enters distribution agreement with Kisco International more

Exactech Announces Restructuring of Spine and Biologics Business and Divestiture of Spine Assets BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, FEBRUARY 1, 2017

Exactech announced a restructuring of its Spine and Biologics business which prompted a divestiture of its spine products business to ChoiceSpine, a U.S.-based developer of medical devices for the treatment of spinal disorders and deformities. The company undertook restructuring charges... more


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