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Articles Tagged "joints"

Spine, Joint Recon Product Launches Focus of Top Orthopaedic Companies

by Julie Vetalice | Jun 2018

The 1H18 product launches by the top orthopaedic companies were largely focused on the market segments of spine and joint reconstruction. We offer a list of new products and their descriptions. ... Read more »

Study: Indentations on Artificial Femoral Heads Could Improve Implant Longevity

by BONEZONE | May 2018

By simulating the textured surface of cartilage, researchers from the University of Arkansas and the Czech Republic have found that using prostheses with square micro-dimples could extend the life of hip implants.... Read more »

Orthopaedic Industry Reaches $49.3 Billion, Grows 3.7%

by BONEZONE | May 2018

Of note is the growth of the 20 largest orthopaedic device companies, which combined comprise 76% of the market.... Read more »

Extremities Players Seek to Bolster Shoulder Revenue with Stemless Implants

by BONEZONE | Apr 2018

Exactech’s FDA-cleared Equinoxe is competition for Wright Medical and Zimmer Biomet’s offerings. The three are the only FDA-cleared stemless shoulders in the U.S.... Read more »

Articulus Bio Gains Funding, Focusing on Total Ankle Replacement

by BONEZONE | Jan 2018

The company is addressing the issue of wear debris and seeks capital to collect data on sub-assembly components of its Tendonoid™ Web Joint technology.... Read more »

Startup Aims to Monitor Joint Loosening and Infection with Implantable Sensors

by BONEZONE | Jan 2018

Synergistic Biosensors is working with RTI International and the North Carolina State University Department of Computer Sciences to develop a patent-pending system that detects micron shifts through an implanted sensor.... Read more »

Hip and Spine: New Players Receive FDA 510(k)s

by BONEZONE | Jul 2017

Of the 56 orthopaedic-related 510(k)s that FDA released in June, we share observations and insights on two total hips, one interbody fusion system and a pedicle screw system.... Read more »

May 510(k) Review: New Players in SI Joint Fusion, Hip Recon

by BONEZONE | Jun 2017

Of 56 products gaining clearance under FDA's Orthopedic Panel in May, we highlight the following four: a locking plate, next-gen meniscus repair implant, SI joint fusion device and new total hip.... Read more »

R&D Recap: Leading Orthopaedic Device Company Product Initiatives

by BONEZONE | Jun 2017

Acquisitions, divestitures, market entries and exits have contributed to the shaping of product portfolios of the orthopaedic industry’s larger players, in recent years. We review their product development initiatives over the last 18 months to offer a good look at your competitors’ strateg... Read more »

Orthopaedic Industry Revenue Reaches $48.1 Billion

by BONEZONE | May 2017

Orthopaedic industry revenue reached $48.1 billion worldwide in 2016 and grew at 3.2%, ~$1.5 billion over 2015, according to our estimates published in the ORTHOPAEDIC INDUSTRY ANNUAL REPORT®. ... Read more »

Material Scientist Predicts Hip and Knee Advancements

by BONEZONE | May 2017

Surgical assistance technologies and services to track episodes of care have dominated joint reconstruction product development conversations in recent years, as players seek to innovate in a space that already claims highly successful procedures and implants.... Read more »

Exactech Divests Spine Assets

by BONEZONE | Mar 2017

ChoiceSpine expands breadth of product and global distribution with acquisition.... Read more »

Scientists Engineer Stem Cells to Regrow Cartilage

by BONEZONE | Dec 2016

Scientists have programmed stem cells to grow cartilage on a 3D woven scaffold shaped like a femoral head. The technology’s first focus is hip arthritis.... Read more »

2016: The Year in Products and Services

by BONEZONE | Dec 2016

What are you working on for 2017? How do your daily tasks align with overall growth objectives? We look forward to sharing your successes in these pages next year. Until then, let’s reflect on what fueled momentum this year.... Read more »

Medical Device Testing Services Expands Orthopaedic Capabilities

by BONEZONE | Sep 2016

The contract test lab now offers spine and knee wear testing.... Read more »

U.S. Registry Offers New TJR Data

by BONEZONE | May 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Study: U.S. Demand for Total Joint Replacement Remains Steady

by BONEZONE | May 2014

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Manufacturing Implants with Residual Compression

by Doug Hornbach | May 2013

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

UHMWPE for Total Joint Arthroplasty: Past, present and future

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Wireless Implantable Sensors with No Electrical Connections Enable the Next Generation of Smart Orthopaedic Implants

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Study suggests that nanodiamond coatings are safe for implants

by BONEZONE | Mar 2012

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »