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Articles Tagged "product launch"

GE Additive Debuts Concept Laser M2 Series 5

by BONEZONE | Nov 2019

This latest iteration of the M2 machine delivers increased part quality, consistency and productivity with enhanced usability and maintainability.   ... Read more »

Smith+Nephew Launches OR30 Dual Mobility Hip

by BONEZONE | Nov 2019

OXINIUM Technology is the first advanced bearing material available to support modular dual mobility throughout the entire offering.   ... Read more »

Total Joint Orthopedics and CeramTec Launch Novel Femoral Head

by BONEZONE | Nov 2019

Pre-clinical testing of the implant shows that the anatomically contoured design retains the same joint stability and dislocation resistance as currently available head designs.   ... Read more »

Zimmer Biomet, CarboFix and Aegis Spine Make Post-NASS Announcements

by BONEZONE | Oct 2019

Zimmer Biomet introduced its first porous titanium implants to be additively manufactured. Aegis added expandable cages to its portfolio, and CarboFix launched another device made from carbon fiber.    ... Read more »

Brainlab, Epica, Onkos Surgical Launch New Surgical Enabling Tools

by BONEZONE | Oct 2019

Brainlab is back with more robotic technology, Epica’s mobile CT imaging is cleared for human use applications and Onkos enhances joint sparing tumor procedures.   ... Read more »

NASS Review: Spinal Robotics, Enabling Technologies, 3D Printing and Biologics

by Mike Evers | Oct 2019

Enabling technologies were the story of the North American Spine Society 2019 Annual Meeting, with the top spine players prominently featuring an array of robotic-assisted surgery ecosystems.   ... Read more »

Knee Replacement Launches: ATTUNE Cementless, Persona Revision and Sterizo Total Knee

by BONEZONE | Sep 2019

Knee segment leaders DePuy Synthes (#3) and Zimmer Biomet (#1) enhanced their offerings and noted that their new knee systems combined with their robotic-assisted systems will boost revenue. Smaller player Fuse Medical launched its next-generation total knee platform and announced further product la... Read more »

Trauma: A Regulatory and Product Launch Recap

by BONEZONE | Sep 2019

The number of companies in the trauma space may surprise you since the largest orthopedic players—DePuy Synthes, Stryker, Zimmer Biomet and Smith & Nephew—seem to dominate the news. In anticipation of the OTA Annual Meeting this week, and in response to your requests for continued coverage o... Read more »

Medacta Enters U.S. and Australian Sports Medicine Markets

by BONEZONE | Aug 2019

Medacta is introducing the Mecta®Lock PEEK Suture Anchor and the Mecta®Screw PEEK Interference Screw in Australia and the U.S. following regulatory clearance of these products.   ... Read more »

Maxx Orthopedics' First Successful Procedure with Libertas Hip Replacement

by BONEZONE | May 2019

The Libertas total hip replacement system comprises cemented and cementless femoral stems, cementless acetabular cups designed for use with highly crosslinked polyethylene modular liners and either Biolox delta or cobalt chrome head options in multiple head diameters and offset options. ... Read more »

In2Bones Launches TriWay TTC Nail Arthrodesis System and Soft Tissue Release System

by BONEZONE | May 2019

The new TriWay TibioTaloCalcaneal (TTC) Nail Arthrodesis System from In2Bones represents an alternative to traditional cannulated systems used by foot and ankle surgeons to enhance performance, stability and reliability during hindfoot and ankle fusions.   ... Read more »

Exactech Announces First Surgeries Using InterSep Bone Void Filler

by BONEZONE | Apr 2019

Exactech's InterSep 100% synthetic calcium sulfate bone void filler provides surgeon flexibility with its bead and paste options. InterSep may be used in a variety of bone and joint replacement surgeries, including infected bone sites.   ... Read more »

Atlas Spine Launches HiJak AC Expandable Interbody

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019

HiJak addresses complex cervical conditions, and can adjust both height and lordosis to restore balanced sagittal alignment.    ... Read more »

Royal Philips Launches Zenition Mobile C-Arm

by BONEZONE | Feb 2019

Zenition addresses hospital challenges as image-guided MIS procedures increase. Philips' MetalSmart software automatically adjusts the contrast and brightness of images to improve image quality when metal objects such as implants are present, which is especially useful in orthopedic applications.... Read more »

Year in Review: Orthopaedic Companies New on Our Radar in 2018

by BONEZONE | Dec 2018

The companies highlighted here (either brand new or new to us) represent all five major market segments and comprise a broad geographical mix: Denmark, Finland, Israel, Italy, The Netherlands and the United States.... Read more »

In2Bones: 4Q18 Product Launches Focus on Fracture Repair, Foot Deformities

by BONEZONE | Dec 2018

These three products include a transparent PEEK implant for pediatric and adult flat foot deformity; titanium-alloy bone plates, also featuring a transparent PEEK hub and a plating system for ankle fracture repair/ osteotomies.... Read more »

FDA 510(k) Highlights from 2018: Shoulder and Ankle Joint Replacement Products on Tap

by BONEZONE | Nov 2018

Several of these clearances reflect additions of stemless/short stem, glenoid components and reverse applications, as well as additively-manufactured and porous/porous-coated designs, allowing companies to offer a wider array of products. ... Read more »

NASS Preview: 14 Spine Products That Caught Our Attention

by BONEZONE | Sep 2018

Between now and NASS 2018, we expect to hear more about new spine products that use additive manufacturing, more variations on PEEK and titanium and more expandable interbody designs. The 14 companies highlighted are already on board.... Read more »

510(k) Recap: New Products from Companies You Know

by BONEZONE | Aug 2018

We provide a recap of how companies including Additive Orthopedics, Arthrex, Corin, DJO, Exactech, Orthofix, Wright Medical, Zimmer Biomet and more are supporting new product launches and maintaining their growth.... Read more »

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 »

TKRs, Associated Products Among Strategic Announcements, Launches at AAOS 2018

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

In addition, companies including Stryker, Smith & Nephew and DePuy Synthes have launched some of their latest technologies in hip, biologics, spine and more.... Read more »

Teleflex Medical OEM Announces New Suture Technology

by BONEZONE | Nov 2017

This may reduce tissue strangulation in applications where tissue pull-through may be a concern.... Read more »

ECA Medical Launches Sterile-Packed, Disposable Instrument Kit for One- & Two-Level Fusions

by BONEZONE | Nov 2017

The single-use instrument sets are available for immediate OEM branding and market adoption.... Read more »

CoorsTek Medical Announces First Human Implantation of New Sacroiliac Fusion System

by BONEZONE | Oct 2017

The system received FDA 510(k) clearance in December 2016.... Read more »

Zimmer Biomet Launches Persona Partial Knee

by BONEZONE | Sep 2017

Zimmer Biomet commenced global launch of the Persona® Partial Knee at the end of August. This is the first significant jointly-developed new product for the combined ZBH entity.... 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 »

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 »

AAOS 2016 Recap: Product Launches and Clearances

by Hannah Corcoran | Mar 2016

Industry trends such as bundled payments, additive manufacturing and robotics were hot topics at this year’s AAOS Annual Meeting.... Read more »

Teleflex Medical OEM Introduces Force Fiber OrthoTape Braid

by BONEZONE | Dec 2015

Teleflex Medical OEM has launched Force Fiber® OrthoTape™ Braid, an ultra-strong/ultra-thin tape, to its suture product line, and received a Hong Kong Patent for Force Fiber® Suture.... Read more »

AAOS Recap: CAS and Robotic Technology Popular Product Launches

by Carolyn LaWell | 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 »

DSM Expands Dyneema Purity Fiber Portfolio with the Release of Dyneema Purity Radiopaque Fiber

by BONEZONE | Sep 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 »

Mitigate Patent Infringement Risk with an FTO

by John W. Boger, Esq. | Oct 2013

Performing an FTO search is a critical tool when developing or getting ready to launch a new product. Here's how to execute the three-stage process.... Read more »

OEM/Supplier Issues Roundtable, Part II: Orthopaedic Industry Leaders Weigh in on Commercialization Challenges

by The Advisory Panel | Jan 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 »

Teleflex Medical OEM Expands Popular Force Fiber Line of Sutures

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 »

Teleflex Medical OEM’s New Rod Cutter Reduces Operating Effort By More Than 50%

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 »

Innovation, Advanced Development, IP & Competency: Four Inescapable Product Development Trends

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 »

Integrating Internal Strategies to Impact a Successful Product Launch

by BONEZONE | Aug 2011

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 »