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Zimmer Biomet’s Spin Off, ‘NewCo’ is Taking Over The Spinal and Dental Market

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Zimmer Biomet’s Spin Off, ‘NewCo’ is Taking Over The Spinal and Dental Market
Zimmer Biomet recently announced they will be initiating a spin-off of their spine and dental businesses into a new, independent, publicly-traded company called 'NewCo'. Zimmer Biomet plans to have this transaction complete by mid-2022 through structures of tax redistribution of newly issued NewCo shares to ZB shareholders. From Seeking Alpha, the businesses that fall under
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Medtronic’s MIS Drill Received FDA Approval Ahead Of Schedule

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Medtronic’s MIS Drill Received FDA Approval Ahead Of Schedule

Medtronic has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the use of navigated interbody high-speed drills with the Robotic Guidance System. Even in the midst of the COVID19 pandemic the company has received the clearance earlier than anticipated. This system now integrates the surgical planning software with robotic guidance. Spinal instruments

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World Spine Day 2020 – BACK ON TRACK

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World Spine Day 2020 – BACK ON TRACK

October 16th is the official World Spine Day, organized and coordinated by the World Federation of Chiropractors. This year’s theme is Back On Track, celebrating people being able to reactivate and revitalize their bodies by getting out and focusing on effective spine care. World Spine Day is celebrated to raise awareness around the prevention and

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Vivex Publishes Initial Clinical Results of VIA Disc Injectable Treatment

Vivex Publishes Initial Clinical Results of VIA Disc Injectable Treatment

Vivex is a company based out of Atlanta, Georgia, that specializes in regenerative medicine. Vivex has developed the VIA Disc, an innovative injectable treatment for degenerative disc disease. The first major clinical study regarding this treatment was conducted recently, with promising results. Lower back pain is the leading cause of work disability in the world

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Sirakoss Ltd. granted 510(k) FDA clearance for Osteo3 ZP Putty

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Sirakoss Ltd. granted 510(k) FDA clearance for Osteo3 ZP Putty

The FDA has granted 510(k) clearance for the Osteo3 ZP Putty from Sirakoss Ltd. Sirakoss is based out of Aberdeen, Scotland, and originated from research conducted out of the University of Aberdeen. Sirakoss produces nanosynthetic bone regeneration products, providing an alternative to other devices used in spine and trauma bone grafts. Products such as these

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Moving Forward in the Spine Surgery Industry – COVID-19 Impacts

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Moving Forward in the Spine Surgery Industry – COVID-19 Impacts

From the onset of COVID-19, changes were made to various facets of healthcare systems, including the Spine Surgery industry. Many of these changes were adopted in a reactionary manner, in order to protect those at risk. However, it has become evident that some of these changes bear issues that must be addressed to ensure optimal

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First Augmented Reality Spinal Surgery Completed in U.S. with Augmedics XVision Spine System

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First Augmented Reality Spinal Surgery Completed in U.S. with Augmedics XVision Spine System

Augmedics, a company based out of Chicago, gained FDA approval for the sale of its XVision Spine System in the U.S. in December 2019. Now, this technology has been used for its first spine surgery in the U.S. Using the patient’s CT scan data, the XVision Spine System provides a 3-dimensional visualization of the patient’s

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Zebra Medical Vision Granted FDA Approval for AI Vertebral Fracture Detector

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Zebra Medical Vision Granted FDA Approval for AI Vertebral Fracture Detector

Zebra Medical Vision, based in Israel, has recently been granted FDA 510(k) approval for its artificial intelligence product that detects vertebral compression fractures. There currently exists a major problem with under-detection and under-reporting of vertebral compression fractures. Zebra Medical Vision states that a large proportion of these fractures remain unreported or missed. This can have

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Nevro Corp. Gains CE Mark for Spinal Cord Stimulation Device

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Nevro Corp. Gains CE Mark for Spinal Cord Stimulation Device

Nevro Corp., a medical device company located in Redwood City, California, has earned a CE mark for its product the Senza Omnia, which provides spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for pain relief. Existing research suggests that SCS generally provides positive outcomes for patients. A recent literature review funded by Nevro Corp. found that 10kHz SCS, in

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NuVasive Recalls Scoliosis Treatment Devices

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NuVasive Recalls Scoliosis Treatment Devices

NuVasive recalls scoliosis treatment devices NuVasive voluntarily issued an Urgent Field Safety Notice (FSN) last month recalling the MAGEC System Model X. The magnetically controlled growing rod devices, designed to brace the spine during growth and minimize the progression of scoliosis, were recalled after post-implantation separation of the actuator end cap was observed in the

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