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Articles Tagged "extremities"

FDA 510(k) Recap: Joint Replacement Updates and Line Extensions

by BONEZONE | Apr 2020

To date in 2020, joint replacement players like Arthrex, Conformis, DePuy Synthes, Medacta, Zimmer Biomet and others have gained FDA 510(k) clearance for a variety of updates and line extensions for their knee, hip and shoulder devices.    ... Read more »

Extremity Medical Gains FDA Clearance for KinematX Total Wrist

by BONEZONE | Mar 2020

The device is specifically designed to negate common risks of radial implants, such as limited range of motion, subluxation, distal component failure and osteolysis.   ... Read more »

In2Bones Gains FDA Clearance for Quantum Total Ankle

by BONEZONE | Feb 2020

The clearance marks the company’s entrance into the total ankle replacement market and complements its products for upper and lower extremities.    ... Read more »

5 Questions on Engineering, Extremities and Experience with Paragon 28's CTO

by Heather Tunstall | Jan 2020

Not everyone can credit a decades-long career to their dog. But Frank Bono, CTO and CO-Founder of Paragon 28, Inc. does exactly that. He shares what he learned at startups, offers advice for the next generation of engineer hires and shares his thoughts on extremities reconstruction, the last orthope... Read more »

Strategic Initiatives: CrossRoads Extremity Builds Portfolio, Mathys and BREHM to Co-Market Products

by BONEZONE | Dec 2019

A growing extremities company grows even more, and two well-established joint replacement players collaborate globally on components for hip replacement.   ... Read more »

Stryker Boosts Extremities Portfolio with Wright Medical Acquisition

by Mike Evers | Nov 2019

Stryker entered a definitive agreement to purchase Wright Medical, speeding the company's path to leadership in extremities. ... Read more »

Carolina Precision Technologies Acquires Renchel Tool

by BONEZONE | Sep 2019

Renchel Tool focuses on complex orthopedic instruments and implants as well as aerospace/petro-chemical applications.   ... Read more »

Loci Orthopaedics Gains Funding for Thumb Base Joint Implant

by BONEZONE | Aug 2019

The company was awarded a €2.5 million grant, received a U.S. patent and entered into a new technology license agreement.   ... Read more »

DJO Launches AltiVate Reverse Short Stem Shoulder in the U.S.

by BONEZONE | Jul 2019

The bone-sparing short-stem with a 135° neck-shaft angle sits entirely within the humerus, supporting ease of conversion from anatomic to reverse shoulder arthroplasty.   ... Read more »

HealthpointCapital Acquires Majority Stake in CrossRoads Extremity Systems

by BONEZONE | May 2019

The investment supports growth of CrossRoads' Active Stabilization portfolio of lower-extremity implant systems for orthopedic and podiatric surgeons.  ... Read more »

FDA 510(k) Recap: Shoulders and Ankles

by BONEZONE | May 2019

Shoulders and ankles comprise the largest share of the extremities joint reconstruction segment. Arthrex, Catalyst OrthoScience, DJO, Exactech, Stryker and Zimmer Biomet have continued to grow their offerings of these devices in 2019 to keep extremities replacement momentum going.    ... Read more »

Acumed Acquires Elbow Arthroplasty Technology

by BONEZONE | Apr 2019

The move complements the company's robust portfolio of upper extremity plates and joint replacement devices.   ... Read more »

Integra LifeSciences Announces First Procedures with XT Revision Total Ankle

by BONEZONE | Dec 2018

Integra XT represents one of the first FDA-cleared devices indicated specifically for revision arthroplasty. The system features include an augmented posterior sloped talus to address subsidence by rebuilding posterior talar height and a design that mimics natural ankle kinematics.... 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 »

Foot and Ankle Implant Opportunities Lie in Design, Technique Improvements

by BONEZONE | Dec 2018

David Kay, M.D., a foot/ankle surgeon, shares what he see in his crystal ball regarding plates, biologics and total ankle replacement: "We have a lot of unfinished work. Observe and listen to surgeons, sterile processing, material handlers and supervisors. Suspend your view of the world to see the p... 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 »

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 »

Musculoskeletal New Ventures Conference Offers Insights on Funding, Startups

by BONEZONE | Sep 2018

Orthopaedic professionals can expect to hear about technologies being commercialized by 22 companies along with insight from long-term investors during the conference, held October 23-24 in Memphis, Tennessee.... Read more »