Historically, total ankle replacements have had low success rates compared to the more popular knee, hip and shoulder replacements. To put this into context, knee replacements have a success rate of nearly 96%, while ankle replacements succeed only 78% of the time, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Patients opt for ankle fusion […]
Seventeen orthopedic companies have announced the closure of new funding rounds since the end of July, bringing the total announcements we’ve tracked to 28 by mid-September. The number of funding disclosures demonstrates investment interest in orthopedics’ smaller companies and novel technologies even amongst COVID-19s hit on the industry. Completion of seed series accounted for most […]
CEO Nick Deeter says that 95% of children continue to receive adult orthopedic products that were never intended for them nor cleared by FDA for use in children. WishBone seeks to change the paradigm of pediatric orthopedics with its child-focused implants and sterile packaged disposable kits.