X-ray vision is typically associated with B-level science fiction. But it's also a fairly accurate description of what surgeons can experience while using Augmedic's xvision spine system.
Surgeon entrepreneurs launch the Journal of Orthopaedic Experience & Innovation that highlights clinical, economic and industry innovations.
The company has developed a number of fundamental technologies to eliminate the cables that are currently endemic to endoscopic procedures.
As healthcare costs increase, TendoNova says that its competitive advantage is offering a low-cost solution that can be used in a low-cost setting.
Benjamin Reinmann, M.D., says that the joint replacement market is moving away from the implant toward services driven by technology and keeping value-based patient care on the radar.
Fusion Robotics seeks to introduce the world's first portable spinal robotic navigation offering. It can easily fit within a suitcase for simple travel. The full system comprises five parts, including a laptop, USB localizing camera, O.R. table mounting arms, and a four-pound robot.
“Muvr is a full-stack recovery company,” said Robert Winder, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Muvr Labs. “That means that we have physical therapists to treat patients; we have technology that assists in the treatment of the patients, including wearable sensors and an app; and we also have technology that helps physical therapists get scheduled and optimize the route that therapists take when they're going to treat patients in their homes.”
Startup Spotlight: Carmell Therapeutics Takes Regenerative Medicine to the Next Level with Controlled Degradable Biologic
For years, orthobiologics and other forms of regenerative medicine have sought to mimic and enhance the body's natural ability to heal itself. Carmell Therapeutics has a new approach to that end-goal. The company's proprietary process is designed to bind and cross-link regenerative factors in lyophilized platelet-enriched plasma into solid and semi-solid plasma-based materials to accelerate healing in bone, tendon and wound care.
Over the last five decades, the orthopedic career of Hendrik Delport, M.D., Ph.D. has evolved from surgeon to researcher to teacher to innovator. He says further advancement in total knee arthroscopy requires a change in surgeon performance, not in device design.
Not everyone can credit a decades-long successful 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 and large orthopedic corporations, offers advice for the next generation of new hires and shares his thoughts on extremities reconstruction, the last orthopedic frontier.