Surgical Planning

Medtronic to Acquire Medicrea

Medtronic to Acquire Medicrea
Medicrea announced that it entered into an agreement to be acquired by Medtronic at a price of €7 (USD $8.01) per share with a 2020 estimated close date.

Orthopedic Industry Revenue Reaches $51 Billion in 2018

Orthopedic Industry Revenue Reaches $51 Billion in 2018
According to our estimates published in THE ORTHOPAEDIC INUSTRY ANNUAL REPORT, orthopedic industry revenue reached $51 billion worldwide in 2018 and grew 3.5% over 2017. Results were mixed among the largest companies as some stumbled operationally while others overperformed, due in part to early adoption of technology and entry into high-growth segments. Common strategic themes present in 2018 that will continue as part of the industry's narrative in 2019 and beyond include connected ecosystems of products, flagship technology (e.g. robotics), portfolio-wide pull through and a growing shift to outpatient procedures.

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K2M Launches Balance ACS to Improve Patient Outcomes

K2M introduced Balance ACS™, a platform to drive quality outcomes for spine patients, and announced partnerships with 3D Systems and an acquisition of e-Fellow™ data collection technology.

Ortho Kinematics Launches VMA-Align Diagnostic Module to Support Patient Selection

Ortho Kinematics launched VMA-Align, a diagnostic module that provides detailed spinal alignment measurements within the Vertebral Motion Analysis (VMA) product. The data is intended to assist in patient selection and planning for lumbar fusion.