Shoulder Replacement

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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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.

FDA Clears Compatibility of ZBH Nexel Total Elbow with the Comprehensive Segmental Revision System

Zimmer Biomet (ZBH) received FDA 510(k) clearance for compatibility of the Nexel™ Total Elbow with the Comprehensive® Segmental Revision System. This marks the 1st submission by ZBH to establish compatibility of two separate ZBH implant systems.