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Articles Tagged "sports medicine"

FDA 510(k) Recap: First Clearances in 2020

by Julie A. Vetalice | Sep 2020

We profile five companies that received their first FDA 510(k) clearances in 2020. Three of these companies are headquartered outside of the U.S. and these clearances mark their entry into the market. ... Read more »

White Paper | How to Choose the Right Bioresorbable Polymer and Technology for Your 3D-Printed Implant

by BONEZONE | Sep 2020

The combination of 3D printing technologies with bioresorbable medical polymers represents a cutting-edge approach to enable patient-specific implants that can be printed rapidly for reconstructive surgeries and other orthopedic applications. This paper reviews the suitability of bioresorbable polym... Read more »

White Paper | OsteoFab Demonstrates a Robust Material Alternative for Spine and Sports Medicine Products

by BONEZONE | Jul 2020

As the pendulum swings away from traditional material solutions, OsteoFab PEKK provides orthopedic device companies with a robust alternative for craniomaxillofacial, spine and sports medicine products. This white paper reviews the OXPEKK polymer used in OsteoFab, the analytical and mechanical ... Read more »

Smith+Nephew Launches INTELLIO Connected Tower for Sports Medicine

by BONEZONE | Jun 2020

The new INTELLIO Connected Tower Solution wirelessly connects and remotely controls multiple Sports Medicine systems from outside the sterile field.   ... Read more »

Embody Raises Funds for Soft Tissue Repair Technology

by BONEZONE | May 2020

Funds will support commercial launch and postmarket clinical studies of the Tapestry system to treat serious tendon and ligament injuries.   ... Read more »

Arthroscopy Pumps Targeted in New FDA Guidance

by Carolyn LaWell | Feb 2020

FDA released draft guidance for 510(k) submissions of arthroscopy pump tubing sets intended for multiple use after receiving reports of backflow of patient fluids.... Read more »

FDA 510(k) Recap: 9 First Clearances and Line Extensions

by Julie A. Vetalice | Jan 2020

This month’s recap highlights devices of interest that received first clearances from companies new on our radar, like Augmedics, Avanti Orthopaedics, NanoOrtho, Nebula Surgical and Sonex Health, and the latest devices from Integra, Think Surgical, ExsoMed and Pantheon Spinal.... Read more »

Anika Therapeutics to Acquire Parcus Medical and Arthrosurface

by BONEZONE | Jan 2020

The transactions diversify the company's revenue mix while expanding its product portfolio and pipeline.   ... Read more »

4 New Technologies in Spine, Joint Replacement, Trauma, Sports Medicine

by BONEZONE | Dec 2019

Small and mid-sized orthopedic companies bolstered their portfolios at year-end with products to help grow revenue in the coming year.   ... Read more »

Evonik Signs Global Agreement, Expands RESOMER Portfolio

by BONEZONE | Nov 2019

The move positions RESOMER as the reportedly largest, most differentiated portfolio of functional biomaterials for implantable devices.   ... Read more »

Pristine Surgical Enters Sports Med Market with Single-Use Surgical Imaging System

by Heather Tunstall | Nov 2019

Pristine Surgical is expected to launch to market an arthroscope that includes a single-use digital imaging platform in the first half of 2020. The company's technology includes inventory management capabilities, patient engagement tools, pre- and post-op communications and training compon... Read more »

Sports Medicine Product Updates: CoNextions Medical and Fuse Medical

by BONEZONE | Sep 2019

In keeping an eye on lesser-known companies, we noticed two up-and-comers to share. These small startups are increasingly appearing in the news.   ... Read more »

Cortland Biomedical Launches Facility to Manufacture Custom Textile Structures

by BONEZONE | Sep 2019

The facility is strategically designed by engineers to create biomedical textiles for limitless applications.   ... Read more »

Active Implants Gains FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for NUsurface Meniscus

by BONEZONE | Sep 2019

Breakthrough Device Designation is designed to ensure that patients and providers have timely access to vital devices. If cleared by FDA, NUsurface would be the first artificial meniscus in the U.S. market.   ... Read more »

HSS Launches First Study Testing Cell Therapy for Rotator Cuff Surgery

by BONEZONE | Sep 2019

The Hospital for Special Surgery has launched a clinical trial of an experimental engineered cell therapy that aims to promote better healing of rotator cuff tears after surgery.   ... 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 »

FDA 510(k) Recap: Large Players Notch Sports Medicine and Orthobiologics Clearances

by Julie A. Vetalice | Jul 2019

Arthrex, CONMED, DePuy Synthes and Zimmer Biomet are among the companies that received FDA 510(k) clearances in June.... Read more »

Teleflex Medical OEM Opens EPIC Medtec Center to Accelerate Suture/Fiber Device Innovation

by BONEZONE | Jun 2019

EPIC Medtec facilities bring together engineering talent and integrated capabilities to help develop market-ready products, reduce technical risk and get devices to market faster.  ... Read more »

Embody Develops Biointegrative Collagen-based Implant for Soft Tissue Injuries

by Heather Tunstall | Jun 2019

Embody utilizes a novel additive manufacturing process to develop its Tapestry biomaterial. The company anticipates commercial launch in 2020 for its Achilles and rotator cuff scaffolds and a 2022 timeline for ACL repair.... Read more »

9 Orthopedic Companies that Recently Received Funding

by Carolyn LaWell | May 2019

Funding 2019 has driven research & development and regulatory activity for companies working to get their first product on the market and those seeking to expand globally. Familiar names like Intrinsic Therapeutics and Graftys, as well as new companies like HAPPE Spine and Magnesium Develop... Read more »

Burst of Orthopedic M&A at the Close of 1Q19

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019

Companies are taking strides to connect their devices with technologies that support improved patient outcomes. That connection can come in the form of M&A activity—which certainly applies to transactions announced over the month of March in joint replacement. In other segments, companies... Read more »

Atreon Orthopedics Receives FDA Clearance for Rotator Cuff Regeneration Device

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019

The Rotium Bioresorbable Wick supports the regeneration of healthy tendon in the healing of rotator cuff injuries.... Read more »

Stryker Acquires OrthoSpace, Rotator Cuff Repair Device

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019

The InSpace device for treatment of massive irreparable rotator cuff tears is a biodegradable sub-acromial spacer, which is designed to realign the natural biomechanics of the shoulder.   ... Read more »

FDA 510(k) Recap: AQrate, ROSA and First Clearances

by BONEZONE | Feb 2019

In January, Globus Medical and Zimmer Biomet received key robotic FDA 510(k) clearances, while five companies within the spine, sports medicine and trauma markets received their first clearances.       ... Read more »

AAOS Preview: First-Time Exhibitors, New Offerings on the Exhibit Floor

by Julie A. Vetalice | Feb 2019

Each year, of the hundreds of exhibitors slated to be at the annual American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons meeting, I select a few you may not know. After you've gone to look at the robots, here are some other companies to meet.... Read more »

Trice Medical Acquires SegWAY Orthopaedics

by BONEZONE | Feb 2019

The transaction creates the first company to offer product lines for minimally invasive orthopedic diagnostics and surgical solutions.... Read more »

FDA 510(k) Recap: Companies Gaining First Clearances in 2018 and 2019

by BONEZONE | Jan 2019

Products highlighted here — representing the spine, joint reconstruction, trauma and arthroscopy/soft tissue segments — include a total hip, cervical plate, interbody fusion system, lumbar fusion system, spacer, pedicle screw systems and more. ... Read more »

Orthopaedic Investors Prioritize Care Delivery, Post-Revenue Companies

by BONEZONE | Nov 2018

Investors who spoke during October's Musculoskeletal New Ventures Conference (MNVC) pointed to extremities, sports medicine, digital health and the hospital supply chain as areas that remain particularly attractive for innovation.... Read more »

Smith & Nephew Adds to Sports Medicine Portfolio with Rotation Medical Acquisition

by BONEZONE | Nov 2017

Rotation Medical’s collagen-based bioinductive implant for rotator cuff repair boosts Smith & Nephew’s arthroscopy/soft tissue portfolio and focus on regenerative medicine.... Read more »