Trauma Ankle/Foot/Toe

WishBone on a Mission to Bridge the Gap in Pediatric Orthopedics

WishBone on a Mission to Bridge the Gap in Pediatric Orthopedics
CEO Nick Deeter says that 95% of children continue to receive adult orthopedic products that were never intended for them nor cleared by FDA for use in children. WishBone seeks to change the paradigm of pediatric orthopedics with its child-focused implants and sterile packaged disposable kits.

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Stryker Launches AxSOS 3 Ankle Fusion System

Stryker Launches AxSOS 3 Ankle Fusion System
The ankle fusion titanium plate system is intended for the fusion of the tibio-talar joint, with streamlined instrumentation and updated screw offerings.

TriMed Launches ASET Foot Plating

TriMed Launches ASET Foot Plating
TriMed expanded its fixation portfolio with the new ASET™ Foot Plating System to treat common forefoot and mid-foot indications.

MedShape Shares DynaNail Mini Early Results

MedShape's DynaNail Mini® is now in full market release for subtalar fusion, and has been implanted by over 50 orthopedic surgeons in over 50 U.S. hospitals.

Centric Medical Launches MTP Plating System

Centric Medical commenced commercial launch of the MTP Plating System, comprising plates, screws and other fixation components to stabilize bone segments in foot/ankle.

Foot and Ankle Implant Opportunities Lie in Design, Technique Improvements

The world of foot and ankle is vibrant and full of opportunity to solve real problems. Honesty in implant improvement must take place at the design stage. Foot and ankle has the trifecta of implants. Depending on the case, I need hardware, soft tissue reconstruction and a biologic enhancer. This is unique in orthopaedics, and the company that wins recognizes the problem to be solved in its totality and not just a piecemeal approach.

Flower Orthopedics: FlowerCube Study Results

Study results indicate that use of Flower Orthopedics' FlowerCube implant and instrument system in first metatarsal phalangeal joint fusion at an ASC resulted in a 33% decrease in intraoperative time and $1,300 savings in reimbursement costs, while providing equivalent clinical outcomes.

OSSIO Gains FDA Clearance for OSSIOfiber Bone Pin

OSSIO received FDA 510(k) clearance to market OSSIOfiber bone pins, made of a bio-integrative material designed to provide stability and secure bone fixation that will leave no hardware behind. 

Globus Medical Unveils FDA-Cleared Trauma Products

Globus Medical debuted its FDA-510(k)-cleared trauma products, comprising fracture plates, compression and cannulated screws, intramedullary nails and external fixation. 

Trauma and Spine Markets Gain New FDA Clearances

In 1H17, 23 orthopaedic companies from 11 countries received their first 510(k), according to FDA. We call your attention to these companies to assist you with identifying startups, as well as ex-U.S. companies entering the U.S. market.

Paragon 28 Launches Baby Gorilla Mini Foot/Ankle Plate

Paragon 28 launched the Baby Gorilla® Mini Plating System, designed to suit procedures that require narrower plates and smaller screws for small bones in the foot and ankle.

Stryker to Acquire Instratek

Stryker entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Instratek, provider of implants and minimally invasive soft tissue recession instrumentation for foot, ankle and upper extremity procedures.

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

Strategic orthopaedic-related 510(k)s issued in May 2016 include: Navio Indication for TKA (Blue Belt Technologies), Enza Zero-profile Anterior Interbody Fusion System (Camber Spine), CSR Shoulder System (Catalyst OrthoScience*), Stropp/Single Tunnel Repair of Plantar Plate (CrossRoads Extremity), Cervical Interbody Fusion System (Evolution Spine*), Flip Button Suture Anchor (First Ray), Neofuse HA Enhanced PLIF/TLIF (HT Medical*), HC Spinal System (Hung Chun Bio-S*)

Acumed Launches Ankle Plating System 3

Acumed launched the Ankle Plating System 3, comprised of 7 plate families that span the lateral, medial, and posterior malleoli, and used in combination with the Acumed Small Fragment Base Set.