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Zebra Medical gains FDA clearance for vertebral fracture detector
Medical Imaging, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics, Spine

Zebra Medical Vision Granted FDA Approval for AI Vertebral Fracture Detector

May 20, 2020
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......
Nevro Senza Omnia spinal cord stimulation device for chronic pain relief
Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics, Spine

Nevro Corp. Gains CE Mark for Spinal Cord Stimulation Device

May 19, 2020
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......
CMS Recommends Reopening Healthcare in Areas of Low COVID-19 Cases
Cardiology, COVID-19, Dental, Endoscopy, Orthopedics

CMS Recommends Reopening Healthcare in Areas of Low COVID-19 Cases

April 21, 2020
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is reissuing new guidelines for states and regions seeing declining and stabilizing COVID-19 infection rates and recommending healthcare facilities in these areas to resume providing elective procedures to patients without COVID-19 symptoms. On March 18, 2020, the CMS announced they would postponing non-essential medical and surgical procedures......
CMS Recommends Postponing Non-Essential Medical, Surgical, and Dental Procedures
Cardiology, COVID-19, Dental, Endoscopy, Industry News, Orthopedics

CMS Postponing Non-Essential Medical, Surgical, and Dental Procedures

March 24, 2020
CMS Postponing Non-Essential Medical, Surgical, and Dental ProceduresAt the White House Task Force Press Briefing last week, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that all non-essential medical, surgical and dental procedures would be postponed until further notice in order to shift priorities to treating those affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The decision......
NuVasive recalls scoliosis treatment devices
Orthopedics, Spine

NuVasive Recalls Scoliosis Treatment Devices

March 23, 2020
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......
OrthoPediatrics Launches Large Fragment Cannulated Screw System
Large Joints, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics

OrthoPediatrics Launches Large Fragment Cannulated Screw System

March 16, 2020
OrthoPediatrics Launches Large Fragment Cannulated Screw SystemOrthoPediatrics announced the limited U.S. launch of its Large Fragment Cannulated Screw System. The design is engineered to improve treatment for children with slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) and children with large bone or large fragment fractures such as fractures of the femoral neck, tibial plateau, intercondylar femur, subtalar......
Interview with ATRO Medical CEO on Trammpolin® Meniscus Prosthesis
Large Joints, Orthopedic Soft Tissue, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics

Interview with ATRO Medical CEO on Trammpolin® Meniscus Prosthesis

March 9, 2020
Interview with ATRO Medical CEO on Trammpolin® Meniscus ProsthesisMeniscal tears can happen from a sudden forceful impact or twisting of the knee, which frequently occurs in athletic injuries. Depending on the lesion type, size, vascularization and location, doctors can asses if the tear can be repaired by suturing, or if the damaged parts need to......
iData will be attending AAOS 2020
Orthopedics

iData Research is Attending AAOS 2020

March 2, 2020
iData Research is thrilled to be attending the 2020 AAOS conference. We will be offering exclusive discounts on our market intelligence reports for our clients that stop by at Booth #509. It’ll be a great opportunity to meet our clients in person and for you to take advantage of the AAOS Pricing! Even if you......
FDA Approves Medicrea's Patient-matched Spinal Interbody Cages
Orthopedics, Spine

Medicrea’s Patient-matched Interbody Cages FDA Approved

February 24, 2020
Medicrea’s Patient-matched Interbody Cages FDA ApprovedMedicrea has announced FDA clearance for their UNiD® IB3D Patient-Matched interbody cages which will be added to their UNiD® Adaptive Spine Intelligence (ASI) platform. The 3D-printed titanium implant is the first of its kind to offer such a wide range of customizability in regards to cage dimensions and endplate morphology. The......
In2Bones launches Avenger system for radial head replacement surgery in US
Orthopedics, Small Joints

In2Bones launches Avenger System for Radial Head Replacement Surgery

February 17, 2020
In2Bones launches Avenger Radial Head Prosthesis System for primary and revision radial head replacement surgery. The prosthesis, which restores elbow joint function, is the first radial head implant to include sterile, single-use instrumentation. Severe radial head fractures, commonly resulting from elbow trauma, require radial head replacement surgery. Single-use instrumentation is much more readily available for......
In2Bones, a global extremity company, announced FDA clearance for their Quantum Total Ankle.
Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics, Small Joints

In2Bones’ Quantum Total Ankle Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

February 10, 2020
In2Bones, a global extremity company, receives FDA 510(k) clearance for its Quantum Total Ankle. The ankle replacement is designed to improve the mobility and stability for patients suffering from arthritis. The implant’s talus has a dual radius of curvature which improves dorsi and plantar flexion. Unlike other total ankles, the vertical stem in the tibia......
Magnetic Microbots Deliver Stem Cells to Regenerate Knee Cartilage
Orthopedics

Magnetic Microrobots Deliver Stem Cells to Regenerate Knee Cartilage

February 3, 2020
Magnetic Microrobots Deliver Stem Cells to Regenerate Knee Cartilage Researchers at South Korea’s Chonnam National University and Korea Institutes of Medical Microrobotics have developed microrobots that successfully regenerate knee cartilage in rabbits. The microrobots are injected and once correctly positioned can be held in place magnetically by wrapping a magnetic band around the knee. In......
Bone Bandage Soaks up Adenosine Molecules to Speed Up Repair
Orthopedic Biomaterials

Adenosine-Sequestering Bone Bandage Accelerates Bone Repair

January 27, 2020
Researchers at Duke University have developed an adenosine-sequestering bone bandage able to naturally trap adenosine at the site of a break, accelerating recovery and improving bone repair. The research team observed an increase in adenosine levels in patients with bone injuries, however, the amount available to the break site may be limited depending on the......
Augmedics's AR surgical guidance system XVision
Orthopedics, Robotics & Navigation Devices, Spine

XVision Spine – The First Augmented Reality (AR) Surgical Guidance System

January 20, 2020
Augmedics as announced that is has gained FDA 510(k) clearance for XVision Spine in the U.S. XVision Spine is an augmented reality (AR) surgical guidance system that helps surgeons better visualize the patient’s spinal anatomy. XVision projects critical navigation data onto the surgeon’s retina, enabling the surgeon to focus solely on the patient without having......
3D model of patient's hip created by RSIP Vision's AI-Based Total Hip Replacement Solution
Orthopedics, Soft Tissue Repair

RSIP Vision Release AI-Based Total Hip Replacement Solution

January 13, 2020
RSIP Vision, Israeli global leaders in artificial intelligence (AI), image processing technology and computer vision release AI-based total hip replacement solution. The AI algorithm creates a 3-D model of the patient’s hip to design an exact replacement. The algorithm is designed to make surgical planning more accurate and efficient by using complex segmentation and landmark......
Mergers & Acquisitions, Orthopedics, Small Joints

Conventus Orthopaedics Acquires Intrafuse LLC

December 30, 2019
Coventus Orthopaedics, Inc., a medical device company whose focus is on continuous development of fracture treatment, announced this month that they have acquired all the assets of IntraFuse, LLC. IntraFuse has developed proprietary intramedullary implants for minimally invasive repair of bone fractures and are known for their FlexThread impants, which are FDA cleared and protected......
Conformis Hip System - iData
Large Joints, Orthopedics

Conformis FDA Approval for Next-Generation Hip System

December 16, 2019
The hip is a ball-and-socket joint, with the head of the femur constituting the ball that articulates with the acetabular fossa, which is the socketed surface of the pelvis. The arrangement allows for a wide degree of motion. Since it is a load-bearing joint, the hip is susceptible to degenerative joint disease, which is commonly......
Augmedics's AR surgical guidance system XVision
Orthopedics, Spine

Cervical Spine System from DePuy Synthes

December 9, 2019
DePuy Synthes, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has launched a new device into the cervical fixation market. Their latest offering, Symphony occipito-cervico-thoracic system, is designed for patients undergoing cervical fusion surgery. It improves the surgical process with a design that stabilizes the spine during procedure. Register to receive a free Spinal Implants Market Analysis,......
Phasix ST Hernia Mesh - iData
Endoscopy, Soft Tissue Repair

C.R. Bard Hernia Repair Device FDA Cleared

December 5, 2019
Register to receive a free Soft Tissue Repair Market Analysis, Size and Trends Report synopsis and brochure. The Phasix ST Mesh also comes with the Echo 2 Positioning System for ventral hernia repair as a secondary option to a permanent mesh. This system allows for a more accurate and reliable mesh placement for minimally invasive......
OrthoPediatrics Logo iData
Orthopedic Soft Tissue, Orthopedics

PediFoot System from OrthoPediatrics

December 2, 2019
A first in pediatric orthopedics, the FDA cleared OrthoPediatrics pediatric-specific system for treating foot deformities. The company has announced the launch of this system in the United States in November of 2019. Register to receive a free Small Bone and Joint Devices Market Analysis, Size, Trends Report synopsis and brochure. The PediFoot system utilizes smaller......
F1 MPS Pedicle Screw System iData
Orthopedics, Spine

DeGen Medicals Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure

November 25, 2019
Pedicle screws are devices that provide a means of stabilizing a spinal level during a fusion procedure.  They stabilize the spine while it fuses and heals after a spinal fusion procedure. These devices are implanted using a minimally invasive technique, which results in a faster procedure and quicker recovery time. Register to receive a free......
OR30 Dual-Mobility Product Photo iData
Large Joints, Orthopedics

Smith & Nephew Launches New Hip Arthroplasty Device

November 18, 2019
Hip arthroplasty is a form of treatment for patients suffering osteoarthritis. The Disease is degenerative and is generally irreversible, which causes paint and impacts quality of life. Smith & Nephew has developed an industry first in the hip replacement market with their OR30 Dual Mobility System. Register to receive a free Large Joint Devices Market......
Women Running On Track Field iData
Orthopedic Soft Tissue, Orthopedics, Press Release

Global Investment in Sports Medicine Leads to Growth in ACL/PCL and Meniscus Repair

November 18, 2019
Countries like Japan investing $3.67 billion in the Tokyo 2020 summer games are one of many factors increasing the awareness and importance of sports medicine. Knee-related injuries are one of the most common types in professional sports. What’s more, iData Research has found that athletes undergo ACL, PCL and meniscal surgical repairs every year more......
Evolut PRO+ TAVR System iData
Orthopedics

FDA Approval of Medtronic TAVR System

November 13, 2019
As a global leader in heart valve therapy, Medtronic recently announced the FDA approval of its Evolut PRO+ System. This clearance provides a new form of treatment for patients suffering symptomatic severe aortic stenosis with a low risk of surgical mortality. Register to receive a free Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Market Analysis, Size and Trends......
NUVIS Single-Use, HD, Battery Operated Arthroscope Product iData
Arthroscopy, Orthopedics

Integrated Endoscopy Global Launch of Arthroscope

November 11, 2019
Irvine-based Integrated Endoscopy has begun global distribution of their FDA-cleared NUVIS single-use, HD, battery operated arthroscope. Their low-cost endoscope is the first offering of its kind in the market for arthroscopic surgeries in the United States. The unique selling point of the NUVIS single-use arthroscope is that it alleviates any issues related to safety and......
Zebra Medical gains FDA clearance for vertebral fracture detector
Medical Imaging, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics, Spine

Zebra Medical Vision Granted FDA Approval for AI Vertebral Fracture Detector

May 20, 2020
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...
Nevro Senza Omnia spinal cord stimulation device for chronic pain relief
Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics, Spine

Nevro Corp. Gains CE Mark for Spinal Cord Stimulation Device

May 19, 2020
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...
CMS Recommends Reopening Healthcare in Areas of Low COVID-19 Cases
Cardiology, COVID-19, Dental, Endoscopy, Orthopedics

CMS Recommends Reopening Healthcare in Areas of Low COVID-19 Cases

April 21, 2020
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is reissuing new guidelines for states and regions seeing declining and stabilizing COVID-19 infection rates and recommending...
CMS Recommends Postponing Non-Essential Medical, Surgical, and Dental Procedures
Cardiology, COVID-19, Dental, Endoscopy, Industry News, Orthopedics

CMS Postponing Non-Essential Medical, Surgical, and Dental Procedures

March 24, 2020
CMS Postponing Non-Essential Medical, Surgical, and Dental ProceduresAt the White House Task Force Press Briefing last week, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)...
NuVasive recalls scoliosis treatment devices
Orthopedics, Spine

NuVasive Recalls Scoliosis Treatment Devices

March 23, 2020
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...
OrthoPediatrics Launches Large Fragment Cannulated Screw System
Large Joints, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics

OrthoPediatrics Launches Large Fragment Cannulated Screw System

March 16, 2020
OrthoPediatrics Launches Large Fragment Cannulated Screw SystemOrthoPediatrics announced the limited U.S. launch of its Large Fragment Cannulated Screw System. The design is engineered to improve...
Interview with ATRO Medical CEO on Trammpolin® Meniscus Prosthesis
Large Joints, Orthopedic Soft Tissue, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics

Interview with ATRO Medical CEO on Trammpolin® Meniscus Prosthesis

March 9, 2020
Interview with ATRO Medical CEO on Trammpolin® Meniscus ProsthesisMeniscal tears can happen from a sudden forceful impact or twisting of the knee, which frequently occurs...
iData will be attending AAOS 2020
Orthopedics

iData Research is Attending AAOS 2020

March 2, 2020
iData Research is thrilled to be attending the 2020 AAOS conference. We will be offering exclusive discounts on our market intelligence reports for our clients...
FDA Approves Medicrea's Patient-matched Spinal Interbody Cages
Orthopedics, Spine

Medicrea’s Patient-matched Interbody Cages FDA Approved

February 24, 2020
Medicrea’s Patient-matched Interbody Cages FDA ApprovedMedicrea has announced FDA clearance for their UNiD® IB3D Patient-Matched interbody cages which will be added to their UNiD® Adaptive Spine...
In2Bones launches Avenger system for radial head replacement surgery in US
Orthopedics, Small Joints

In2Bones launches Avenger System for Radial Head Replacement Surgery

February 17, 2020
In2Bones launches Avenger Radial Head Prosthesis System for primary and revision radial head replacement surgery. The prosthesis, which restores elbow joint function, is the first...
In2Bones, a global extremity company, announced FDA clearance for their Quantum Total Ankle.
Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics, Small Joints

In2Bones’ Quantum Total Ankle Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

February 10, 2020
In2Bones, a global extremity company, receives FDA 510(k) clearance for its Quantum Total Ankle. The ankle replacement is designed to improve the mobility and stability...
Magnetic Microbots Deliver Stem Cells to Regenerate Knee Cartilage
Orthopedics

Magnetic Microrobots Deliver Stem Cells to Regenerate Knee Cartilage

February 3, 2020
Magnetic Microrobots Deliver Stem Cells to Regenerate Knee Cartilage Researchers at South Korea’s Chonnam National University and Korea Institutes of Medical Microrobotics have developed microrobots...
Bone Bandage Soaks up Adenosine Molecules to Speed Up Repair
Orthopedic Biomaterials

Adenosine-Sequestering Bone Bandage Accelerates Bone Repair

January 27, 2020
Researchers at Duke University have developed an adenosine-sequestering bone bandage able to naturally trap adenosine at the site of a break, accelerating recovery and improving...
Augmedics's AR surgical guidance system XVision
Orthopedics, Robotics & Navigation Devices, Spine

XVision Spine – The First Augmented Reality (AR) Surgical Guidance System

January 20, 2020
Augmedics as announced that is has gained FDA 510(k) clearance for XVision Spine in the U.S. XVision Spine is an augmented reality (AR) surgical guidance...
3D model of patient's hip created by RSIP Vision's AI-Based Total Hip Replacement Solution
Orthopedics, Soft Tissue Repair

RSIP Vision Release AI-Based Total Hip Replacement Solution

January 13, 2020
RSIP Vision, Israeli global leaders in artificial intelligence (AI), image processing technology and computer vision release AI-based total hip replacement solution. The AI algorithm creates...
Mergers & Acquisitions, Orthopedics, Small Joints

Conventus Orthopaedics Acquires Intrafuse LLC

December 30, 2019
Coventus Orthopaedics, Inc., a medical device company whose focus is on continuous development of fracture treatment, announced this month that they have acquired all the...
Conformis Hip System - iData
Large Joints, Orthopedics

Conformis FDA Approval for Next-Generation Hip System

December 16, 2019
The hip is a ball-and-socket joint, with the head of the femur constituting the ball that articulates with the acetabular fossa, which is the socketed...
Augmedics's AR surgical guidance system XVision
Orthopedics, Spine

Cervical Spine System from DePuy Synthes

December 9, 2019
DePuy Synthes, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has launched a new device into the cervical fixation market. Their latest offering, Symphony occipito-cervico-thoracic system, is...
Phasix ST Hernia Mesh - iData
Endoscopy, Soft Tissue Repair

C.R. Bard Hernia Repair Device FDA Cleared

December 5, 2019
Register to receive a free Soft Tissue Repair Market Analysis, Size and Trends Report synopsis and brochure. The Phasix ST Mesh also comes with the...
OrthoPediatrics Logo iData
Orthopedic Soft Tissue, Orthopedics

PediFoot System from OrthoPediatrics

December 2, 2019
A first in pediatric orthopedics, the FDA cleared OrthoPediatrics pediatric-specific system for treating foot deformities. The company has announced the launch of this system in...
F1 MPS Pedicle Screw System iData
Orthopedics, Spine

DeGen Medicals Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure

November 25, 2019
Pedicle screws are devices that provide a means of stabilizing a spinal level during a fusion procedure.  They stabilize the spine while it fuses and...
OR30 Dual-Mobility Product Photo iData
Large Joints, Orthopedics

Smith & Nephew Launches New Hip Arthroplasty Device

November 18, 2019
Hip arthroplasty is a form of treatment for patients suffering osteoarthritis. The Disease is degenerative and is generally irreversible, which causes paint and impacts quality...
Women Running On Track Field iData
Orthopedic Soft Tissue, Orthopedics, Press Release

Global Investment in Sports Medicine Leads to Growth in ACL/PCL and Meniscus Repair

November 18, 2019
Countries like Japan investing $3.67 billion in the Tokyo 2020 summer games are one of many factors increasing the awareness and importance of sports medicine....
Evolut PRO+ TAVR System iData
Orthopedics

FDA Approval of Medtronic TAVR System

November 13, 2019
As a global leader in heart valve therapy, Medtronic recently announced the FDA approval of its Evolut PRO+ System. This clearance provides a new form...
NUVIS Single-Use, HD, Battery Operated Arthroscope Product iData
Arthroscopy, Orthopedics

Integrated Endoscopy Global Launch of Arthroscope

November 11, 2019
Irvine-based Integrated Endoscopy has begun global distribution of their FDA-cleared NUVIS single-use, HD, battery operated arthroscope. Their low-cost endoscope is the first offering of its...
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