Shoulder Replacement

August 31, 2021

AAOS Reports Trends, Outcomes from Joint Registries

AAOS Reports Trends, Outcomes from Joint Registries
Clinical data reports from the American Joint Replacement and Shoulder & Elbow Registry reports offer actionable information on patient care.
July 13, 2021

Stryker Launches Tornier Perform Humeral System

Stryker Launches Tornier Perform Humeral System
With Blueprint planning software and the Perform anatomic and reverse glenoid, the system has application in simple to complex shoulder arthroplasty cases.
May 3, 2021

Next Science Gains FDA 510(k) for Antimicrobial Solution

Next Science Gains FDA 510(k) for Antimicrobial Solution
XPERIENCE residual solution remains in the surgical site after closure and continues to help defend against pathogens for several hours.
April 28, 2021

Catalyst OrthoScience Debuts Archer R1 Reverse Shoulder

Catalyst OrthoScience Debuts Archer R1 Reverse Shoulder
As part of this milestone, the company is rebranding its stemless, ellipsoid anatomic system to the Archer CSR Total Shoulder System.
February 2, 2021

Exactech Launches Next-Gen ExactechGPS

Exactech Launches Next-Gen ExactechGPS
Next-generation ExactechGPS upgrades for knee and shoulder surgeries will occur throughout 2021 at no cost.
November 2, 2020

Olympus Acquires FH ORTHO

Olympus Acquires FH ORTHO
The acquisition underscores Olympus' plan to expand orthopedic minimally invasive surgery products, both organically and through mergers and acquisitions.
October 6, 2020

First US/EU Procedures using Equinoxe with VERASENSE

First US/EU Procedures using Equinoxe with VERASENSE
The first shoulder surgeons in the U.S. and Europe reported excellent experiences with the intraoperative wireless shoulder sensor, Equinoxe with VERASENSE.
September 30, 2020

DJO Launches AltiVate Anatomic CS EDGE Stemless Shoulder

DJO Launches AltiVate Anatomic CS EDGE Stemless Shoulder
The canal-sparing AltiVate Anatomic CS EDGE Shoulder is designed to provide a less invasive, more bone-sparing solution for shoulder replacement.
August 13, 2020

Integra Claws Back from Massive April Declines

Integra Claws Back from Massive April Declines
The company's orthopedic sales declined -49% in 2Q20 but recovered significantly from -80% declines in April. Integra expects improvement through 2H20.

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August 12, 2020

DJO Expects Improved Growth in 2020 Second Half

DJO Expects Improved Growth in 2020 Second Half
The company exited June down just -3% in its joint replacement business and expects sequential improvements to continue through 2020 and into 2021.

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June 3, 2020

Medacta Gains CE Mark for Shoulder Implants

Medacta Gains CE Mark for Shoulder Implants
The two components allow surgeons to widen clinical use of the system by addressing more patient morphologies and pathologies.
May 28, 2020

Conformis Settles Patent Dispute with Zimmer Biomet

Conformis Settles Patent Dispute with Zimmer Biomet
Conformis and Zimmer Biomet settled disputes related to patient-specific instrument patents for use with off-the-shelf knee, hip and shoulder implants.
March 12, 2020

Arthrosurface OVO with Inlay Glenoid Total Shoulder Study Update

Arthrosurface OVO with Inlay Glenoid Total Shoulder Study Update
Study results indicate that use of Arthrosurface's OVO® with Inlay Glenoid Shoulder Arthroplasty System to treat glenohumeral OA yielded improved clinical outcomes, no reoperations or radiographic loosening and a high rate of return to activity.
January 6, 2020

Medacta Gains FDA Clearance for MyShoulder Placement Guides

Medacta Gains FDA Clearance for MyShoulder Placement Guides
Medacta was granted FDA 510(k) clearance to market MyShoulder Placement Guides for use with the Medacta Shoulder and associated instrumentation.
October 9, 2019

Medacta Gains CE Mark for Lateralized Glenosphere

Medacta received CE Mark approval for a lateralized glenosphere component, expanding its range of reverse shoulder replacement options.
October 9, 2019

Arthrosurface OVO with Inlay Glenoid Total Shoulder Study Update

Results of a study of Arthrosurface's OVO® with Inlay Glenoid Shoulder Arthroplasty System demonstrated excellent clinical benefits, including pain relief and increased range of motion in patients with glenohumeral arthritis.
October 1, 2019

Zimmer Biomet Recalls Certain Legacy Biomet Products

Zimmer Biomet voluntarily recalled various legacy Biomet products due to cleaning processes that could lead to elevated bacterial endotoxin and residual debris.
July 18, 2019

ExactechGPS Study Results: Knee and Shoulder Replacement

ExactechGPS Study Results: Knee and Shoulder Replacement
Study results indicate that use of Exactech's ExactechGPS® computer-assisted technology yielded an improved surgical experience in knee and shoulder joint reconstruction.
April 18, 2019

Shoulder Innovations Announces Long Term Data for Inset Glenoid

Shoulder Innovations' InSet Glenoid demonstrated long-term efficacy and safety in total shoulder replacement to reconstruct deficient, arthritic glenoid bone.
March 12, 2019

Exactech Acquires XpandOrtho

Exactech acquired XpandOrtho, a designer of soft tissue balancing instruments for knee replacement. 
January 10, 2019

Integra LifeSciences Launches Titan Reverse Shoulder System-S

Integra LifeSciences commenced full market launch of the Integra® Titan Reverse Shoulder System-S, featuring a new glenoid baseplate design.
November 29, 2018

LimaCorporate Launches SMR TT Hybrid Glenoid

LimaCorporate has grown its SMR Shoulder system with launch of the SMR TT Hybrid Glenoid component.
October 25, 2018

AAOS Launches Shoulder and Elbow Registry

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons launched the Shoulder and Elbow Registry in the U.S.
October 23, 2018

Shoulder Innovations Closes $2.5MM Funding

Shoulder Innovations closed a US $2.5MM round of funding to support new product development and growth of its inset glenoid platform technology.
September 21, 2018

Joint Reconstruction Expected to Continue with Steady Growth

Joint Reconstruction Expected to Continue with Steady Growth
The 1H18 performance of companies that make up ~80% of the joint reconstruction market achieved 4.1% growth vs. 1H17. These companies posted 2.4% growth in 1H17 vs. 1H16. Here is a look at past activity and future predictions for hip, knee and extremities.

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August 10, 2018

Wright Medical Reports 2Q18 Revenue

Wright Medical reported 2Q18 revenue of US $205.4MM, +14.3% from 2Q17, and 1H18 revenue of $403.9MM, +13.2% vs. 1H17.

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August 1, 2018

Zimmer Biomet Ortho Revenue +4% vs. 2Q17

ORTHOWORLD estimates Zimmer Biomet 2Q18 orthopaedic revenue of US $1,858.2MM, +3.5% vs. 2Q17, and 1H18 revenue of $3,714.8MM, +2.8% vs. 1H17.

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May 3, 2018

Stryker Posts 1Q18 Revenue

ORTHOWORLD estimates Stryker's 1Q18 orthopaedic revenue at US $1,724.9MM, +7.0% from 1Q17. 

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April 11, 2018

JRI Orthopaedics Acquired by AK Medical

JRI Orthopaedics, manufacturer of hip and shoulder reconstruction devices, was acquired by AK Medical for £16.7MM (~US $23.7MM). 
March 7, 2018

Medacta Launches MOTO Partial Knee, Modular Shoulder

Medacta launched the MOTO Medial Partial Knee, the modular Medacta Shoulder system and the MasterLoc LAT PLUS wedge stem.
March 6, 2018

Materialise Launches TRUMATCH Personalized Shoulder

Materialise introduced the TRUMATCH® Personalized Solutions Shoulder system, to be distributed by DePuy Synthes.
March 2, 2018

Integra LifeSciences Posts 4Q17, 2017 Revenue

ORTHOWORLD estimates Integra LifeSciences' 4Q17 orthopaedic revenue at US $27.42MM, +7.3% from 4Q16, and 2017 revenue of $107.8MM, +8.6% vs. 2016.

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November 8, 2017

Wright Medical 3Q17 Revenue +8% YoY

Wright Medical reported 3Q17 revenue of US $170.5MM, +8.4% from 3Q16, and YTD revenue of $527.4MM, +6.0% vs. the prior year.

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October 31, 2017

Integra LifeSciences Posts 3Q17 Revenue

ORTHOWORLD estimates Integra LifeSciences' 3Q17 orthopaedic revenue at US $26.2MM, +4.8% from 3Q16, and year-to-date revenue of $80.3MM, +9.1% vs. the prior year.

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October 26, 2017

Medacta Receives FDA Clearance for Anatomic and Reverse Shoulders

Medacta received FDA 510(k) clearance to market Anatomic and Reverse Shoulder components for its modular Medacta Shoulder system. U.S. launch will occur in 1Q18.
August 9, 2017

Exactech Posts 2Q17 Revenue

Exactech posted 2Q17 revenue of US $67.3MM, +1.8% vs. 2Q16, and 1H17 revenue of $136.8MM, +4.1% vs. 1H16.

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August 7, 2017

Wright Medical 2Q17 Revenue

Wright Medical reported 2Q17 revenue of US $179.7MM, +5.3% from 2Q16, and 1H17 revenue of $356.9MM, +5.0% vs. 1H16.

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August 1, 2017

Integra LifeSciences 2Q17 Orthopaedic Revenue

ORTHOWORLD estimates Integra LifeSciences' 2Q17 orthopaedic revenue at US $37.3MM, +34.1% from 2Q16, and 1H17 revenue of $68.5MM, +27.1% vs. 1H16.

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June 22, 2017

New Exactech Joint Recon Systems Used in Japan

Exactech announced the first clinical use in Japan of recently-approved systems for shoulder, knee and hip reconstruction.
May 9, 2017

Wright Medical’s 1Q17 Revenue

Wright Medical reported 1Q17 revenue of US $177.2MM, +4.7% from 1Q16. (U.S. $132.1MM, +6.1%; ex-U.S. $45.0MM, +0.6%)

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May 4, 2017

Exactech Posts 1Q17 Revenue

Exactech posted 1Q17 revenue of US $69.5MM, +6.5% vs. 1Q16. (U.S. $47.6MM, +7.0%; ex-U.S. $21.8MM, +5.2%)

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May 1, 2017

Integra Posts 1Q17 Revenue

ORTHOWORLD estimates Integra LifeSciences' 1Q17 orthopaedic revenue at US $31.2MM, +19.6% from 1Q16.

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April 21, 2017

3D Skeleton Reconstruction Research Drives Attention to Orthopaedics

The Trillennium Man was made with 3D scans of knees, hips and shoulders compiled into morphs that show the change in joint shape over the last 350 million years, and what joints might look like 4,000 years from now.
April 11, 2017

DJO Global Partners with IPG

DJO Global's Surgical Division partnered with IPG on delivery of its products to IPG's health plan clients and patients.
March 13, 2017

DJO Global Launches AltiVate Anatomic Shoulder

DJO Global launched the AltiVate™ Anatomic Shoulder, featuring P2, a proprietary “porous porous” coating designed to provide superior bone ingrowth.
February 16, 2017

Medacta Enters Shoulder Surgery Market

Medacta entered the upper extremities reconstruction market with completion of the first procedure using the Medacta Shoulder. Launch is slated for 2018.
February 16, 2017

Zimmer Biomet Recalls Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder

Zimmer Biomet is recalling the Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder due to a higher rate of fracture occurrence than was stated in the labeling.
January 26, 2017

BioPoly Granted Two New US Patents

BioPoly was granted two additional U.S. patents addressing its material, orthopaedic devices and methods of implantation. 
January 3, 2017

DePuy Synthes Acquires Interventional Spine Expandable Cage Technology

DePuy Synthes entered into an asset purchase and development agreement with Interventional Spine, addressing expandable fusion cages and a facet screw system for open and percutaneous spine surgery.
December 22, 2016

AxioMed/DSM Extend Terms on Exclusive License Agreement

AxioMed modified terms of a previously-signed 15-year exclusive license agreement with DSM Biomedical, holder of the patent on polymer technology used in AxioMed's viscoelastic disc replacement. 
December 21, 2016

Limited U.S. Launch for Carevature’s Spinal Decompression System

Carevature commenced limited U.S. launch of Dreal™ products for spinal decompression. Full launch is slated for 2017. The system is also available for sale in the EU.
September 6, 2016

Catalyst OrthoScience Receives $0.93MM Investment

Tamiami Angel Fund II invested US $0.9MM in Catalyst OrthoScience, developer of a shoulder resurfacing system. 
August 9, 2016

Biomedical Structures Acquired by Confluent Medical Technologies

Biomedical Structures, manufacturer of biomedical textile implants with application in orthopaedics, was acquired by Confluent Medical Technologies, a contract manufacturer of Nitinol components and kyphoplasty balloons. Terms were not disclosed.
August 2, 2016

Corin and FX Solutions Expand Distribution Agreement

Corin expanded its distribution agreement with FX Solutions to include U.S. marketing of Humelock™ II Cementless and Cemented Anatomical and Reversible Shoulders.
May 24, 2016

Integra LifeSciences Launches Fin-Lock™ Glenoid

Integra LifeSciences launched the Integra® Fin-Lock™ Glenoid for the Titan™ Modular Shoulder System to address glenoid component loosening and failure in total shoulder arthroplasty. 
April 7, 2016

Bodycad Introduces Bodycad OnCall Custom Orthopaedic Restorations

Bodycad introduced Bodycad OnCall™, personalized, individually-manufactured orthopaedic restorations for complex cases, particularly oncology, revision and osteotomy applications.
February 18, 2016

Materialise, Mathys to Collaborate on Shoulder Guide System

Materialise entered into an agreement with Mathys for use of 3D surgical planning software and patient-specific surgical guides with Mathys' shoulder replacement systems.