Arthroscopy Equipment

April 13, 2022

Lazurite Enters Agreement with CHAMPS Group Purchasing

Lazurite Enters Agreement with CHAMPS Group Purchasing
The Center for Health Affairs is the leading advocate for Northeast Ohio hospitals. Its CHAMPS GPO business affiliate serves more than 20,000 members nationwide.
June 29, 2021

Via Surgical Gains FDA 510(k) for TissueTak Tendon Anchor

Via Surgical Gains FDA 510(k) for TissueTak Tendon Anchor
This is the first closed-loop suture fixation for soft tissue to soft tissue repair of certain types of injuries, designed for less-invasive procedures.
June 25, 2021

Indago Rebrands to Lazurite, Raises Funding

Indago Rebrands to Lazurite, Raises Funding
Funds will support pre-submission testing of the ArthroFree transformative wireless camera system.
November 17, 2020

Smith+Nephew 2-Year NOVOSTITCH Study

Smith+Nephew 2-Year NOVOSTITCH Study
NOVOSTITCH Meniscal Repair Systems achieved 82.6% success rate for difficult to repair horizontal cleavage tears at two year follow-up.
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 30, 2020

ConMed’s Recovery Blunted by Slow Capital Sales

ConMed’s Recovery Blunted by Slow Capital Sales
The company's revenue declined -7.4% in 3Q20 as capital sales remain slow, and the lack of team sports activity depresses sports medicine procedure volumes.

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February 27, 2020

Bioretec Gains CE Mark for Activa IM-Nail, Activa Screw

Bioretec Gains CE Mark for Activa IM-Nail, Activa Screw
Bioretec received approval under the CE Mark for two bioresorbable devices, the Activa IM-Nail™ and the ActivaScrew™ Interference TCP screw.
January 31, 2020

Maruho Medical Acquired Valeris Medical

Maruho Medical Acquired Valeris Medical
Maruho Medical acquired Valeris Medical, whose soft tissue repair products will complement Maruho's itto Continuous Suture Passer.
May 13, 2019

Smith & Nephew Launches New FLOW 90 Wand

Smith & Nephew Launches New FLOW 90 Wand
Smith & Nephew commenced U.S. launch of the WEREWOLF FLOW 90 Wand, part of the COBLATION system for minimally invasive dissection and removal of soft tissue.
May 13, 2019

Tenex Health Gains FDA Clearance for TX-Bone

Tenex Health Gains FDA Clearance for TX-Bone
Tenex Health received FDA 510(k) clearance to market TX®-Bone ultrasonic technology to remove bone and calcific tissue.
January 14, 2019

Trice Medical Closes $18.3MM Financing Round

Trice Medical closed a US $18.3MM Series C Extension financing round. Funds will support worldwide commercialization of mi-eye 2 and mi-ultra minimally invasive orthopaedic diagnostic tools, as well as product development.
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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December 7, 2017

DePuy Synthes Introduces PUREVUE HD Visualization

DePuy Synthes introduced the PUREVUE™ high-definition visualization system for minimally invasive endoscopic surgery.
November 8, 2017

Smith & Nephew 3Q17 Orthopaedic Revenue +3% YoY

ORTHOWORLD estimates Smith & Nephew 3Q17 orthopaedic revenue of US $793.2MM, +3.3% from 3Q16, and YTD revenue of $2,454.1MM, +2.4% vs. the prior year.

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April 28, 2017

Stryker Reports 1Q17 Revenue +6%

ORTHOWORLD estimates Stryker's 1Q17 orthopaedic revenue at US $1,612.3MM, +6.0% from 1Q16.

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February 3, 2017

Trice Medical Partners with Pacific Medical

Trice Medical entered into an agreement with Pacific Medical for multi-state distribution of the mi-eye 2™ in-office arthroscopic diagnostic tool in the U.S.
January 19, 2017

Bovie Medical Enters Sales Partnership with ConMed

Bovie Medical entered into a global sales channel partnership agreement with CONMED for its PlazXact™ Ablator, which will be marketed as the UltrAblator Bipolar® series effective in late 1Q17.
October 6, 2016

Trice Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for mi-eye 2

Trice Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for mi-eye 2
Trice Medical received FDA 510(k) clearance to market mi-eye 2, a disposable needle with integrated camera to support diagnosis of joint injury. 
September 12, 2016

Orthofix Enrolls First Patient in Knee OA Study

Orthofix enrolled the first patient in a study evaluating use of Physio-Stim pulsed electromagnetic field technology to treat knee osteoarthritis.
August 10, 2016

Strategic Orthopaedic-related 510(k)s issued in July 2016

Strategic orthopaedic-related 510(k)s issued in July 2016 include: Integra External Fixation System (Ascension Orthopedics/Integra); CorticaLink Spinal Fusion Platform (FacetLink dba LinkSpine); Lumbar Interbody Fusion Device (Keos*); MectALIF Anterior Standalone Intervertebral Fusion Device (Medacta); Cure Anterior Cervical Plate (Meditech Spine); Cannulated Screw (Miami Device Solutions); Belvedere Lateral Plating System (NeuroStructures); NEO Arthroscope (Prosurg)