Surgical Planning

December 22, 2021

Johnson & Johnson to Market Ortoma Navigation in Japan

Johnson & Johnson to Market Ortoma Navigation in Japan
The Ortoma Treatment Solution includes OTS Hip Plan and OTS Hip Guide for pre-op planning, intra-op navigation and post-op follow-up of surgical procedures.
October 25, 2021

Medtronic Launches Mazor X in Canada

Medtronic Launches Mazor X in Canada
The Mazor platform is the first dedicated robotic assisted spine surgery platform being launched in Canada.
September 28, 2021

Corin releases CorinRegistry Clinical Data Analytics

Corin releases CorinRegistry Clinical Data Analytics
Corin delivers the cornerstone of their data science program, building clinical intelligence through integrated digital and robotic technologies.
September 24, 2021

Explorer Surgical Adds Remote Case Observation Feature

Explorer Surgical Adds Remote Case Observation Feature
The Explorer Live digital platform launched its training platform with remote case observation features to train and support sales teams.
September 1, 2021

Smith+Nephew Debuts RI.HIP NAVIGATION Software

Smith+Nephew Debuts RI.HIP NAVIGATION Software
The company will expand the Real Intelligence digital ecosystem and CORI Surgical System with total hip arthroplasty.
August 18, 2021

What Orthopedic Executives Said About 2Q21

What Orthopedic Executives Said About 2Q21
Second-quarter commentary from ortho executives focused on acquisitions, knee replacement sales performance and enabling technology's impact.

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August 17, 2021

Globus Medical Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for Excelsius3D

Globus Medical Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for Excelsius3D
The 3-in-1 platform consolidates 360 cone-beam CT, fluoroscopy and high-res digital radiography, eliminating the need for multiple imaging systems in one procedure.
August 12, 2021

RSIP Vision Announces New Module for Orthopedic Surgery

RSIP Vision Announces New Module for Orthopedic Surgery
The technology supports quantitative measurements of bones and implants to optimize implant positioning and improve patient outcomes.
July 8, 2021

Explorer Surgical Expands Offerings into Robotic Surgery

Explorer Surgical Expands Offerings into Robotic Surgery
The cloud-based digital platform is expanded to robotic surgery including orthopedic procedures, offering video capabilities and robust data collection.
June 21, 2021

Enhatch Raises Funding to Support Intelligent Surgery

Enhatch Raises Funding to Support Intelligent Surgery
In coming months, Enhatch will announce key product enhancements that will accelerate the automation and adoption of patient specific technologies.
June 21, 2021

Milestone Case with nView s1 Imaging System

Milestone Case with nView s1 Imaging System
nView medical unveils true-map navigation and files for FDA approval as its breakthrough imaging system reaches its 50th surgery milestone.
June 1, 2021

PeekMed Raises Funding to Support International Expansion

PeekMed Raises Funding to Support International Expansion
PeekMed seeks to growth in Europe and North America, and proceeds will also focus on further development of 3D AI planning and Deep Learning.
June 1, 2021

Paragon 28 Acquires Assets of Additive Orthopaedics

Paragon 28 Acquires Assets of Additive Orthopaedics
The acquisition includes FDA approved, 3D-printed Patient Specific Talus Spacer for the Treatment of Avascular Necrosis for Humanitarian Use.
May 27, 2021

First Case with FH ORTHO e-ORTHO Shoulder Software

First Case with FH ORTHO e-ORTHO Shoulder Software
The case employed an Arrow Prime shoulder replacement in which e-ORTHO 3D planning software was used for preoperative technique planning.
April 21, 2021

8 Orthopedic Companies New On Our Radar

8 Orthopedic Companies New On Our Radar
These companies recently received notable FDA 510(k) clearances, funding or launched products and studies. We highlight robotics/digital, spine and orthobiologic applications.

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April 6, 2021

Corin Launches OPSInsight Hip Planning Software

Corin Launches OPSInsight Hip Planning Software
The dynamic planning software enables surgeons to plan optimized component placement using patient-specific anatomy and biomechanical analysis.
March 19, 2021

Surgalign Embraces New Paradigm for 2021

Surgalign Embraces New Paradigm for 2021
The company embarked upon a strategic shift from an implants to a digital services, built upon the technology acquired with HoloSurgical.

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March 16, 2021

Ortoma Granted Patent for Surgical Planning

Ortoma Granted Patent for Surgical Planning
The U.S. patent protects the Ortoma Guide system, including accessories for navigated surgery.
March 11, 2021

Medacta Debuts MySpine for S2-Alar-Iliac Fixation

Medacta Debuts MySpine for S2-Alar-Iliac Fixation
MySpine S2AI supports solid pelvis fixation via screws inserted in the second sacral vertebra that protrude through the ala until the ilium walls.
March 10, 2021

Cuptimize Gains 510(k) for Cup Placement Software

Cuptimize Gains 510(k) for Cup Placement Software
The proprietary software is designed to identify and treat spinopelvic motion abnormalities in total hip replacement.
February 15, 2021

Corin Appoints David Floyd as Interim CEO

Corin Appoints David Floyd as Interim CEO
Mr. Floyd's extensive industry experience includes roles at AxioMed Spine, Abbott Spine, DePuy Orthopaedics and Stryker Orthopaedics.
February 2, 2021

Corin Launches OMNIBotics 2.7 for Total Knee Replacement

Corin Launches OMNIBotics 2.7 for Total Knee Replacement
First clinical cases have occurred with Corin's OMNIBotics 2.7, upgrading the robotic-assisted platform for use in total knee arthroplasty.
January 26, 2021

GOeasy Signs Agreement for AI Pre-Op Planning

GOeasy Signs Agreement for AI Pre-Op Planning
GOeasy and PeekMed signed a global agreement to offer the first fully-automated AI-based pre-op planning solution.
December 14, 2020

Corin’s OPS Reaches 20,000 Case Milestone Worldwide

Corin’s OPS Reaches 20,000 Case Milestone Worldwide
Corin's pre-operative planning technology for total hip replacement reached a significant milestone. Plans underway to launch next generation software.
December 14, 2020

Ortoma Launches OTS 5 Surgical Planning System

Ortoma Launches OTS 5 Surgical Planning System
The Ortoma Treatment Solution, based on AI, is a platform for for orthopedic implant planning and placement, has marketing clearance in Europe and the U.S.
December 8, 2020

Smith+Nephew Launches Data Analytics Platform, RI.INSIGHTS

Smith+Nephew Launches Data Analytics Platform, RI.INSIGHTS
RI.INSIGHTS is a global data analytics platform designed to advance the standard of care for robotics-assisted joint replacement procedures.
December 8, 2020

Zebra Medical Gains FDA 510(k) for AI Technology

Zebra Medical Gains FDA 510(k) for AI Technology
The company's AI solution extracts 3D bone reconstruction from x-ray scans at the same quality as CT, enabling use of standard X-rays for surgery planning.
September 15, 2020

Smith+Nephew Partners for Remote Procedural Support

Smith+Nephew Partners for Remote Procedural Support
Smith+Nephew is the first orthopedic company to work with the Avail System and bring remote collaboration to facilities across its customer base.
September 15, 2020

RSIP Vision Launches Knee Segmentation AI Module

RSIP Vision Launches Knee Segmentation AI Module
The artificial intelligence technology leads to precise surgery and optimal knee implant positioning, resulting in improved quality of life for patients.
August 28, 2020

Medtronic Takes Market Share from Peers in 2Q20

Medtronic Takes Market Share from Peers in 2Q20
The company believes it outperformed peers and took at least half a point of share in the second calendar quarter on the strength of its technology.

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August 27, 2020

Wenzel Spine Acquires Statera Spine

Wenzel Spine Acquires Statera Spine
Statera Spine offers pre-operative diagnostics and quantitative data software to inform treatment decisions for spine patients.
August 25, 2020

Bodycad Completes First Case of BC Fine Osteotomy

Bodycad Completes First Case of BC Fine Osteotomy
The company completed its first case in Canada of the lateral open wedge distal femoral osteotomy for the treatment of knee malalignment.
August 19, 2020

Medartis Keeps Pace with Priorities Amid COVID

Medartis Keeps Pace with Priorities Amid COVID
Despite the impact of COVID, the company forged ahead with its priorities, including expanding its U.S. business and accelerating its innovation pipeline.

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July 15, 2020

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.
June 26, 2020

Curexo Signs Sales Agreement with Meril

Curexo Signs Sales Agreement with Meril
Meril Healthcare in India will sell at least 53 CUVIS-joint artificial joint surgical robots within the next five years.
May 7, 2020

3D-Side Launches Customize Software in the U.S.

3D-Side Launches Customize Software in the U.S.
3D-Side announces U.S. launch of Customize, the web-based platform to efficiently communicate, produce and design patient-specific implants.
April 30, 2020

OrthoGrid and nView Partner on OR Efficiency

OrthoGrid and nView Partner on OR Efficiency
The companies will pair alignment and guidance technology with real-time 3D imaging to increase surgical accuracy and efficiency in the OR.
March 18, 2020

7 Digital Tools We Wanted to See at AAOS

7 Digital Tools We Wanted to See at AAOS
Robotic systems would have undoubtedly received major play at the Annual Meeting. We pulled together recent strategic activity to provide greater insight.
January 7, 2020

Medicrea Awarded 7 New U.S. Patents

Medicrea Awarded 7 New U.S. Patents
Medicrea was issued seven additional U.S. patents related to its proprietary UNiD™ Adaptive Spine Intelligence technology platform.
December 19, 2019

DePuy Synthes, Zebra Medical to Partner on AI in Orthopedics

DePuy Synthes, Zebra Medical to Partner on AI in Orthopedics
Zebra Medical Vision and DePuy Ireland entered into a global co-development and commercialization agreement to bring artificial intelligence opportunities to orthopedics.
December 17, 2019

RSIP Vision Launches AI-Based Total Hip Replacement Technology

RSIP Vision debuted an artificial intelligence-based total hip replacement solution that provides an automated 3D structure of the hip joint for surgical planning.
October 21, 2019

First Cases with hipEOS 3.0 and Intellijoint HIP Smart Navigation

First patient cases have occurred using EOS Imaging's hipEOS 3.0 surgical planning software delivered by Intellijoint HIP®, Intellijoint Surgical's smart navigation system.
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.
July 10, 2019

NuVasive Launches Pulse Integrated Technology Platform for Spine Procedures

NuVasive launched the Pulse integrated platform, designed to improve workflow, reduce surgical variability and increase reproducibility of outcomes in all types of spine procedures. A spine robotics module will be unveiled in 3Q19.
April 23, 2019

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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April 18, 2019

Medicrea Gains Additional FDA Clearance for Surgical Planning Software

Medicrea enhanced the UNiD ASI (Adaptive Spine Intelligence) platform with addition of a device selection and surgical planning service, integrating a complete database of all Medicrea spine implants.
April 15, 2019

EOS imaging Introduces EOSlink 3D Surgical Planning Software

EOS imaging launched EOSlink to integrate EOSapps pre-op surgical planning software with tools like navigation and robotics-based systems for spine, total hip and total knee procedures.
September 14, 2018

Globus Medical Acquires Nemaris, Surgimap Software

Globus Medical is acquiring Nemaris, developer of Surgimap® software used to preoperatively plan spine surgery. Terms were not disclosed.
August 2, 2018

NuVasive 2Q18 Revenue +8.5% vs. 2Q17

NuVasive reported 2Q18 revenue of US $281.6MM, +8.5% vs. 2Q17, and 1H18 revenue of $542.1MM, +6.6% vs. 1H17.

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July 27, 2018

NuVasive Gains FDA Clearance for Pulse Surgical Automation

NuVasive received FDA 510(k) clearance to market Pulse surgical automation, the foundation for the company's Surgical Intelligence system.
February 9, 2018

Episurf Gains U.S. Patent for 3D Assessment Tool

Episurf Medical received a Notice of Allowance from the USPTO addressing 3D-based assessment of joint lesions.
December 15, 2017

Wright Medical Acquires BLUEPRINT Partner, IMASCAP

Wright Medical acquired IMASCAP, developer of the technology that drives BLUEPRINT™ 3D surgical planning software, for US $88.8MM in cash, stock and milestone payments.
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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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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June 19, 2017

Medicrea Receives FDA Clearance for UNiD HUB Digital Portal

Medicrea received FDA 510(k) clearance for UNiD™ HUB, a data-driven digital portal that employs Adaptive Spine Intelligence for surgical planning.
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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April 12, 2017

FDA Clearance for Mazor X Align Software

Mazor Robotics received FDA clearance to market Mazor X Align™ software for use in spinal deformity correction planning. Initial launch will occur in mid-2Q17.
February 15, 2017

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.
July 26, 2016

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.
April 12, 2016

EOS imaging Receives FDA Clearance for spineEOS

EOS imaging received FDA clearance to market spineEOS, online 3D planning software for spine surgery based on stereo-radiographic 2D/3D imaging. 
March 14, 2016

Medicrea Launches UNiD Lab Support for Patient-Specific Spine Surgery

Medicrea has launched UNiD™ Lab Services, including real-time support for pre-op planning of spinal procedures, order fulfillment for the UNiD patient-specific rod and detailed post-op analysis. 
March 3, 2016

BrainLab Adds Auto-Knee to traumaCad 2.5

Brainlab introduced Auto-Knee, a new feature of traumaCad 2.5 that supports pre-op planning of knee arthroplasty by automatically registering anatomical landmarks.
February 23, 2016

OrthoGrid to Introduce New HipGrid Drone Accessories

At AAOS 2016, OrthoGrid will introduce new HipGrid® Drone™ accessories to address C-arm distortion and magnification issues during surgical planning for total hip arthroplasty.
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.