The exhibit floor is open at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons meeting, and the news is pouring in. Since Monday, we've seen Corin's U.S. launch of the Optimized Positioning System for hip replacement, Stryker's official launch of Mako for total knee and the rebranding of Soft Tissue Regeneration (now Biorez).
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Here's more from the floor.
- Exactech | Booth #1433, showcasing numerous products including revision systems, ExactechGPS and its latest clinical data
- Hospital for Special Surgery | Booth #2934, launched the Center for the Advancement of Value in Musculoskeletal Care. Five core functions all focus on delivery and analysis of value, including development of new CME courses, research, analytic capabilities and so forth. (Read more here.) HSS also confirmed that a significantly shortened 7-question patient survey is a valid tool for assessing outcomes following total knee revision. (It's called KOOS Jr.)
- Smith & Nephew | Booth #5133, hosting demonstrations of the NAVIO hand-held robotics-assisted total knee arthroplasty system ahead of its slated 2Q17 launch.
- Zimmer Biomet | Booth #4333, touting 50 new products and guided tours for the official launch of Signature Solutions
Don't forget to stop by Booth #1508, and spend some time with Carolyn, Fran and Mike.