Hip Replacement

Naviswiss Receives New Funding

Naviswiss Receives New Funding
Naviswiss closed a CHF 5 million (USD $5 million) round of private equity funding to support product development and entrance into new markets with its surgical navigation for joint replacement procedures.

Surgeon Insight: The Future of the Anterior Approach in Hip Replacement

DePuy Synthes announced the Anterior Advantage Matta Method in 1Q19. The namesake of the program, Joel Matta, M.D., is a surgeon at The Steadman Clinic, Co-founder and Chairman of the Anterior Hip Foundation and a pioneer of the anterior approach. He began using the anterior approach in the late '90s and has remained dedicated to the technique, noting that it results in tissue preservation and shorter recovery time. More than two decades later, he remains committed to teaching and advancing the anterior approach.

Zimmer Biomet’s Apple Watch Collaboration Latest Example of Industry’s Focus on Digital Health

Zimmer Biomet and Apple have co-developed mymobility, an Apple Watch app designed to facilitate connection between hip and knee replacement patients and their surgical care teams. We believe that the announcement is indicative of forthcoming multi-industry digital health collaborations and products that will seek to shape orthopaedic care primarily in hip and knee recon.

New Total Knee and Hip Products Focus on Additive, Materials, Robotics

Orthopaedic device manufacturers' ability to gain market share in the total knee and hip reconstruction spaces will be dependent upon their response to the shift of procedures to ambulatory surgery centers an uptick in bundled payments and any or all measures focused around cost. That was the message we took away from our conversations at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.

Strategic Orthopaedic-related 510(k)s Issued in June 2017: Hip Recon and Spine Devices

Strategic orthopaedic-related 510(k)s issued in June 2017 include: Telix K Interbody System (Biedermann Motech); iTotal Hip Replacement (ConforMIS); Tranquil Interbody System (Nexus Spine); PHA S1 Spinal System (Phamedica); Total Hip Arthroplasty Device (Responsive Orthopedics/Medtronic); Interbody Fusion System (Spinal Analytics & Geometrical Implant); Channel Cervical Interbody System (Summit Spine); Coalesce Lumbar Interbody Fusion System (Vertera Spine)


Lima Corporate was awarded three new Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel ratings for hip implants in the U.K. The ratings are intended to indicate that a device's clinical performance falls in line with National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines for implant survivorship.