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Articles Tagged "hip"

Corin Increases Footprint with Acquisition of Global Orthopaedic Technology

by BONEZONE | Oct 2018

Global Orthopaedic Technology (GOT), which bills itself as the largest Australian-owned orthopaedic implant designer and manufacturer, was established in 1999 and serves Australia and the U.S.—two markets in which Corin has an established presence.... Read more »

b-ONE Ortho Gains FDA 510(k) Clearance for Total Hip

by BONEZONE | Sep 2018

The b-ONE™ cementless total hip system is the company’s first product following a US $20.0MM round of Series A financing.... Read more »

Robotics in Orthopaedic Surgery: Answers to Three Questions

by BONEZONE | May 2018

We examine the players and products, address data and adoption, and look at who is driving the push toward the technology.... 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 »

Knee and Hip Manufacturers Focus on Additive, Materials, Robotics

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

Among our takeaways from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting include the trend that products must correlate to better patient outcomes and more efficient (quicker, less expensive) procedures.... Read more »

French Court Rules in Favor of CoorsTek Medical in Ceramic Hip Suit

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

CeramTec attempted to block the manufacture and sale of CoorsTek’s CeraSurf®-p pink ceramic component.... Read more »

The Contribution of Biomaterials to the Dawning of the Age of the Forgotten Hip

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

Primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) has undergone 25 years of product development, thanks to contributions from a host of materials technologies. We look back at the history and also look forward to predict advancements.... Read more »

Smith & Nephew’s eCAP Shows 97% Decrease in Readmission Rates

by BONEZONE | Feb 2018

The initiative is designed to mitigate risk associated with readmissions in value-based healthcare reimbursement models.... Read more »

Consensus Orthopedics’ TracPatch Targets Efficiency in Post-Op Care

by BONEZONE | Jan 2018

TracPatch data provides the healthcare provider with anytime, anywhere insight into a patient’s recovery, allowing for immediate care adjustments.... Read more »

Polymer Designed for Jet Bearings Used in Hip and Knee Replacement

by BONEZONE | Jan 2018

M.M.A. Tech’s MP-1, originally developed for NASA, was recently implanted during hip and knee replacement procedures in Israel. After finalizing its clinical trials and gaining market access, the company plans to become a supplier to device companies.... Read more »

AAOS to Launch Orthopaedic Registries, Integrate With AJRR

by Robert Meyer | Nov 2017

As data plays an increasingly important role in orthopaedics, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announced plans to create registries for a broad range of conditions and procedures.... Read more »

DePuy Synthes Adds Hip Replacement Navigation through JointPoint Co-market Agreement

by BONEZONE | Sep 2017

DePuy Synthes entered into an exclusive U.S. agreement with JointPoint to co-market a surgical navigation platform for total hip replacement, beginning in 2H17.... Read more »

MicroPort Orthopedics Launches Procotyl Prime Acetabular Cup

by BONEZONE | Sep 2017

MicroPort Orthopedics launched the Procotyl Prime acetabular cup, the next step in the evolution of the Dynasty Acetabular Cup System. The device received FDA 510(k) clearance at the end of 2Q17.  ... Read more »

Plasma Biotal Opens India Facility for HA Coatings

by BONEZONE | Aug 2017

The entity will supply HA coatings, packaging and sterilization to the Indian orthopaedic device market and international mid-tier market.... Read more »

3D-Printed Model Reduces Surgery Time, Cost

by BONEZONE | Aug 2017

A new study has shown potential for a cost savings of $2,700 when using a 3-D printed model for surgical planning. The savings are derived from a 25% reduction in surgery time when the 3-D printed models were used. ... 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 »

Rosler Launches New Machine for Total Joint Finishing

by BONEZONE | Jun 2017

Rosler launches new machine to cut cycle times, while creating complex geometries for total joint implants.    ... 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 »

Hip: New Standards Set to Measure Taper Junction Geometry

by BONEZONE | 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 »

AJRR Releases Annual Report on Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

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 »

Consumers Union Seeks Warranties to Support Hip, Knee Implants

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 »

Need for Data in Unproven Implants

by BONEZONE | Aug 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 »