December 16, 2016

Study Results: InSpace in the Treatment of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears

Initial study results indicate that patients undergoing the InSpace™ procedure to treat massive rotator cuff tears experienced durable improvements in shoulder function and reductions in shoulder pain at one year.
December 13, 2016

Jury Finds in Favor of Arthrex vs. Smith & Nephew

Arthrex was granted US $17MM+ in damages following a jury finding of willful infringement by Smith & Nephew/ArthroCare on two Arthrex patents relative to knotless and cross-support technology.
November 10, 2016

Limited Launch of KATOR Suture Anchor

KATOR commenced limited launch of its KATOR Suture Anchor system and has completed the first surgical case.
August 26, 2016

KFx Medical Awarded Patent for Self-Punching Orthopaedic Anchors

KFx Medical was awarded a third patent (U.S. Patent No. 9,414,835) for self-punching/self-tapping orthopaedic anchors, designed to eliminate the need to drill a hole prior to insertion.
July 12, 2016

First U.S. Procedure with Cartiva Synthetic Cartilage Implant

The first commercial U.S. patient has received the Cartiva Synthetic Cartilage Implant following its FDA Premarket Approval for the treatment of great toe arthritis.
June 22, 2016

MedShape Invalidates Cayenne Medical Patent Claims

MedShape announced that a U.S. District Court ruled to invalidate key claims of a Cayenne Medical patent. Cayenne Medical agreed to withdraw allegations of patent infringement and end litigation on the matter, and MedShape withdrew challenges to the validity of Cayenne Medical's patent claims.
June 1, 2016

VirtaMed Introduces ArthroS Hip Module

VirtaMed is introducing the ArthroS™ hip arthroscopy simulator, a virtual reality surgical training interface.