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Articles Tagged "orthopaedic implants"

Adaptive Corp. Receives Platinum Designation in Dassault Systèmes Partner Program

by BONEZONE | Feb 2018

  The software company is being recognized for its efficiency, strategic alignment and commitment.... Read more »

Surgeon Touts Benefits of Molybdenum-Rhenium in Spinal Applications

by BONEZONE | Feb 2018

Dr. Kornelis Poelstra's researcn shows that molybdenum-rhenium (MoRe) offers greater strength in smaller implants compared to cobalt-chrome, titanium and stainless steel.... Read more »

IHI Ionbond Announces Series of Strategic Investments

by BONEZONE | Jan 2018

New coating equipment will be utilized as well as new cleaning facilities in its coating center... Read more »

Arcamed Acquires Veracity Medical Solutions

by BONEZONE | Jan 2018

The merger expands Arcamed’s capabilities to include contract manufacturing of instruments and implants.... Read more »

Antibacterial Benefits of PEKK Detailed in Study of 3D-Printed OsteoFab Structures

by BONEZONE | Dec 2017

Oxford Performance Materials says that study results reveal superior antibacterial properties of PEKK structures compared to PEEK surfaces.... Read more »

Study: Rotation Medical Bioinductive Implant Promotes Consistent Rotator Cuff Healing, Mitigates Tear Progression

by BONEZONE | Dec 2017

The study also shows the bioinductive implant increases tendon thickness for intermediate- to high-grade partial thickness tears.... Read more »

Knight Mechanical Testing and A-kit America Announce Merger

by BONEZONE | Dec 2017

The combined company – called JTL America – will offer expanded mechanical and analytical testing capabilities for the orthopaedic and automotive industries.... Read more »

Computational Modeling and Simulation Expanding in Orthopaedic Device Life Cycles

Computational modeling and simulation (CM&S) can revolutionize medical devices by accelerating innovation and providing evidence of long-term safety.... Read more »

Lima Corporate Reaches Milestone for SMR Modular Shoulder

by BONEZONE | Sep 2017

Lima Corporate reaches 100,000 implant milestone for SMR shoulder system since launch in 2002.... 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 »

Proxy Biomedical Rebrands as Aran Biomedical

by BONEZONE | Apr 2017

The company seeks to leverage new facilities and an advanced technology portfolio to serve orthopaedic and other industries.   ... Read more »

Silver Ions Found Effective in Fighting Infections while Forming Bone

by BONEZONE | Mar 2017

An international team of researchers developed a scaffold that could prevent or kill MRSA and support bone tissue formation.... Read more »

HD Surgical Acquires Assets from PAK Manufacturing

by BONEZONE | Nov 2016

The transaction positions HD Surgical as one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of forged and machined instrumentation.... Read more »

Additive Manufacturing: A Snapshot of Recent Actions

by BONEZONE | Oct 2016

The unknowns of additive manufacturing have held up some companies from fully committing to its adoption. But, this hasn’t stopped them from progressing and making significant investments. Here's some action from the last few months.... Read more »

Jarvis Surgical Honored With State Economic Impact Award

by BONEZONE | Oct 2016

During 2015, the company invested $1.7 million in a 15,000-square-foot facility and supported the creation of 15 new jobs.... Read more »

5 Questions on the Adoption of Additive Manufacturing

by BONEZONE | Aug 2016

The orthopaedic industry has become more invested in additive manufacturing, as demonstrated by product launches, partnerships and FDA’s recent guidance document on the technology. But, what do surgeons think about it?... Read more »

Third Party Reviews – Is This the Real Deal?

by BONEZONE | Jun 2016

Companies with simpler products like arthroscopes and surgical instruments could consider a regulatory route that doesn't start with FDA and instead utilize the Third Party Review program. The benefits to doing so include speeding time to market and saving time and resources for more complex 510(k) ... Read more »

Invibio Settles FTC Antitrust Allegations Concerning PEEK Market

by BONEZONE | May 2016

Invibio, the first company to sell implant-grade polyetheretherketone or PEEK, agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that it violated antitrust law by using long-term, exclusive contracts to maintain a market monopoly.... Read more »

Trauma Surgeon Develops Fixation Platform, Looks to Future Innovations

by BONEZONE | May 2016

Thomas “Toney” Russell, M.D., an orthopaedic trauma surgeon and President and CEO of Innovision, developed the N-force fixation platform to meet his own clinical needs in optimal fixation of fractures in the extremities and pelvis. The N-force system was a massive regulatory endeavor for a surge... Read more »

Surface Treatments: Microporous Structures, Nanoscale and Additive Manufacturing

by Chris Mosby | Apr 2016

Coatings and surface treatments that encourage bony ingrowth are as popular now as ever. The technologies that allow for such growth, however, are changing. As additive-manufactured implants and nanotechnology allow for new forms of coatings, companies are starting to experiment with these technolog... Read more »

Evonik invests in SYNOSTE start-up in Düsseldorf and Helsinki

by BONEZONE | Jan 2016

Evonik has invested in the start-up company SYNOSTE and now holds a minority share in the medical device company based in Düsseldorf, Germany and Helsinki, Finland. SYNOSTE, founded in 2012, has developed an implant for minimally invasive treatment of leg length discrepancy that is manufactured... Read more »

Materials in Motion

by Carolyn LaWell | Oct 2015

Orthopaedic manufacturers and their supplier partners are adopting different strategies for how materials are surface treated and manufactured in order to enhance device performance.... Read more »

Surgeon Seeks to Market 3D Printed Implants on Demand

by Hannah Corcoran | Sep 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 »

CMS Targets Hip and Knee Reimbursement

by BONEZONE | Aug 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 »

New Factors Challenge Traditional Testing Requirements

by Hannah Corcoran | Aug 2015

For orthopaedic device manufacturers, new concerns are cropping up during the device testing process due to regulatory changes and the emergence of new materials and technologies in the industry.... Read more »

Product Spotlight: Arthroscopy and Soft Tissue Repair

by Julie Vetalice | 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 »

New Software and Manufacturing Techniques Push Custom Implant Expansion

by Hannah Corcoran | 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 »

OMTEC 2015 Preview: Meet 25 Longtime Exhibitors

by BONEZONE | Apr 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 »

Materials a Major Driver in Implant Innovation

by Carolyn LaWell | Feb 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 »

Researchers Study Nanostructures to Allow Biocompatibility Between Metal and Human Bone Tissues

by BONEZONE | Jan 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 »

Zoning In with Mark Augusti

by BONEZONE | Dec 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 »

Unique Device Identification (UDI): Many Questions Remain

by Karen Conway | Dec 2014

FDA issued its final rule requiring medical device manufacturers to assign and label products with UDIs more than a year ago. However, many questions remain for orthopaedic and spine manufacturers.... Read more »

21 Notable Products from 2014

by BONEZONE | Dec 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 »

FDA Extends UDI Compliance Date for Certain Orthopaedic Implants

by BONEZONE | Dec 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 »

Preparation for Spinal Reclassification Under Way, Despite Pending EU Regulations

by Carolyn LaWell | Nov 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 »

Surgeons Share Spine Device Trends and Challenges

by Hannah Corcoran | Oct 2014

Spine surgeons discuss trends that excite them, their biggest challenges when using devices and what they want you to know when working with them to collectively improve spinal care.... 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 »

IlluminOss Presents Novel Approach to Fracture Fixation

by BONEZONE | Apr 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 »

Researchers Develop Surface Treatment to Reduce Infection

by BONEZONE | Mar 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 »

Phillips Precision Medicraft Appoints Jack Neenan as VP, Sales and Business Development

by BONEZONE | Nov 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 »

ALCprecision Now Named Precipart

by BONEZONE | Oct 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 »

Vistek Medical Completes Corporate Re-Branding Initiative

by BONEZONE | Oct 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 »

New Initiative Combines Industrial 3D Printing with Free Medical-Implant Design Software

by BONEZONE | Oct 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 »

Micropulse Growing in Whitley County, Indiana

by BONEZONE | Oct 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 »

Orthopedic Implantable Device made by Maetta Sciences MIM Technology Receives FDA Clearance

by BONEZONE | Oct 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 »

Strategic Orthopaedic-related 510(k) Update

by BONEZONE | Jun 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 »

Bone Substitutes: Swapping Autograft for Bioactive Glass

by BONEZONE | Jun 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 »

Lessons Learned From Metal-on-Metal Implants

by Robert Packard | Mar 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 »

FDA Releases New Requirements for Combination Products

by BONEZONE | Mar 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 »

Breakthrough in NiTiNOL Use in Implants

by BONEZONE | Feb 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 »

DiFusion, Evonik Working To Develop CleanFUZE

by BONEZONE | Oct 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 »

Trends in Innovation and R&D Investment - OMTEC 2012 Opening Panel Discussion

by BONEZONE | Jul 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 »

The Orthopaedic Industry in Five Years - OMTEC 2012 Opening Panel Discussion

by BONEZONE | Jul 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 »

Metal-on-Metal Hips in the News

by BONEZONE | Jun 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 »

New Technology to Track Movement and Durability of Implants in Hip and Knee Replacement Patients

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 »