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ORTHOKNOW® - June 15, 2006
QUARTERLY REVIEW 1Q06 Sales: Recon Sags, Biologics Continue Strong In last month’s OrthoKnow, we looked at the 1Q06 performance for the largest companies in the business. Growth slowed, to be sure, particularly in hip and knee segments, a dynamic we saw among the smaller companies as well. M...
BARE BONES® - April 15, 2006
CONMED LINVATEC launched powered surgical instrument and sports medicine products, including the battery-powered MPower™ surgical instrument system with “robust” torque for large bone surgery, capable of speeds up to 1,500 rpm for procedures in the hand and foot; the electric MicroPow...
ORTHOKNOW® - March 15, 2006
Despite Slowing Growth in Some Segments, Business Remains Healthy In last month’s OrthoKnow, we looked at performance for the largest joint replacement companies in the business. We noted their growth in recon had slowed but overall, things still looked pretty good. We can say the same, now, ...
ORTHOKNOW® - November 15, 2005
QUARTERLY REVIEW Recon Stumbles, but All Else Does Okay Shirley A. Engelhardt, Founding Member, The Institute for Orthopaedics™ Wall Street is all abuzz regarding slowed sales of joint replacement (aka recon) products. Two of the three largest orthopaedic companies posted their slowest q...
BARE BONES® - October 15, 2005
OSTEOBIOLOGICS (OBI) signed an exclusive agreement whereby CONMED LINVATEC will distribute OBI.s cartilage and bone repair products, based on porous PolyGraft® material, for ex-U.S. sports medicine and arthroscopy procedures. OBI will retain distribution in the U.S. and internationally in market ...
ORTHOKNOW® - August 15, 2005
THE TACTICAL EDGE Mixed Sales Results Continue Through 2Q Based on quarterly sales announcements made before our print deadline, we see a repeat of first quarter results for many companies and the market overall. That is, hip growth slowed, knee and sports medicine growth remained steady, trauma an...
ORTHOKNOW® - May 15, 2005
TACTICAL EDGE. 1Q Brings Mixed Results: Growth slows in hips and biologics, picks up in knees and screams in spine stimulators, by Shirley A. Engelhardt. Based on results for the vast majority of publicly traded companies in the orthopaedic universe, the quarter brought good, bad and ugly resu...
BARE BONES® - March 15, 2005
CONMED LINVATEC introduced 7 new products, including the Pinn-ACL® CrossPin for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction; ThRevo™ triple-loaded suture anchor (pending 510(k) clearance); Pre-threaded Herculine™ nonabsorbable suture and the Hall® PowerProMax™ Battery Powere...
ORTHOKNOW® - March 15, 2005
TACTICAL EDGE. Smaller Companies Fared Well in 2004; Not much slowdown in growth seen. Shirley A. Engelhardt, Founding Member, The Institute for Orthopaedics. All but a handful of publicly traded companies in the orthopaedic universe have reported 4Q04 and full year 2004 results. Most did pretty ...
ORTHOKNOW® - November 15, 2004
Growth Appears to Be Slowing. Shirley A. Engelhardt, Founding Member, The Institute for Orthopaedics™. Based on results from all publicly traded companies in the orthopaedic universe, third quarter 2004 appears to have brought with it some slowing of revenues. Exhibit 1 summarizes growth over...
ORTHOKNOW® - October 15, 2004
5 SKUs vs. Thousands of SKUs: Vioxx vs. Orthopaedics. On September 30, 2004, Merck & Co., Inc. voluntarily withdrew its arthritis and pain medication, Vioxx, from the market worldwide. In a clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of Vioxx 25mg in preventing the recurrence of colorectal polyps, use...
ORTHOKNOW® - August 15, 2004
Still Looking Good. Shirley A. Engelhardt, Founding Member, The Institute for Orthopaedics. Once again, companies posted solid revenue growth in most segments of the orthopaedic market, although currency effects did cause some slowdown in growth vs. 1Q04 for some companies. All told, however, the m...
ORTHOKNOW® - May 15, 2004
ORTHOPAEDIC COMPANIES' 1Q SALES…LOOKING GOOD SO FAR. Shirley A. Engelhardt, Founding Member, The Institute for Orthopaedics. The first quarter of 2004 brought continued strong sales increases for most publicly traded orthopaedic companies, although some companies’ growth appears to be slo...
BARE BONES® - April 15, 2004
Through a strategic co-marketing agreement, CONMED INTEGRATED SYSTEMS will extend its Digital SMART OR™ integrated operating room suite to include eTrauma’s OrthoPACS® digital communications product for storage of pre-, intra- and postoperative images. (CONMED Corporation, 3/10/04)
ORTHOKNOW®, Special AAOS Meeting Edition - April 15, 2004
COMPANY/PRODUCT NEWS. ARTHROCARE (ARTC) launched Perc-D®X and Perc-D XL SpineWands™, designed for use during DISC Nucleoplasty®. The devices have application in the treatment of contained herniated discs in obese and overweight patients, and for tissue ablation in larger discs of the spin...
ORTHOKNOW® - March 15, 2004
WOW! Shirley A. Engelhardt, Founding Member, The Institute for Orthopaedic Enlightenment When revenues generated by orthopaedic products worldwide increased 16% from 2001 to 2002, we all shook our heads in amazement. Growth was accelerating at rates we hadn’t witnessed since the late 1980s dur...
ORTHOKNOW® - December 15, 2003
2003: THE YEAR IN REVIEW. ORTHOPAEDIC INDUSTRY REACTS TO CHANGING DYNAMICS. John A. Engelhardt, Founding Member, The Institute for Orthopaedic Enlightenment. We saw more action in the orthopaedic space in 2003 than in any year in recent history. While the data aren’t in yet, we expect overall g...
ORTHOKNOW® - November 15, 2003
GROWTH CONTINUES. Shirley A. Engelhardt, Founding Member, The Institute for Orthopaedic Enlightenment. For 3Q03, most companies continued to post double-digit growth across most market segments. Exhibit 1 summarizes company results for the quarter, as disclosed publicly, while the remainder of thi...
ORTHOKNOW® - August 15, 2003
STILL GROWING. Shirley A. Engelhardt, Founding Member, The Institute for Orthopaedic Enlightenment. According to company press releases and earnings calls for 2Q03, we’re witnessing continued solid growth in most segments of the orthopaedic market. Exhibit 1 summarizes company results for the...
ORTHOKNOW® - June 15, 2003
ZIMMER #1? NOT! Shirley A. Engelhardt, Founding Member, The Institute for Orthopaedic Enlightenment. …“regulators may object to creating the world’s biggest orthopedics company” [Zimmer + Centerpulse] (Dow Jones Business News, 5/20/03). “Zimmer bids to become world’s ...
ORTHOKNOW® - May 15, 2003
ZMH SHAKES THINGS UP. ZMH shakes things up. Dateline: May 20, 2003. Based on this morning's news, we've prepared the following graphical representation of what the combination of #3 Zimmer (ZMH) and #8 Centerpulse (CEP) would do to the global standings across segments of the orthopaedic market world...
BARE BONES® - April 15, 2003
CONMED completed its ~$48MM acquisition of BIONX IMPLANTS. (See Bare Bones, 2/03.) Bionx generated ~$18MM in 2002 sales. (CONMED Corporation, 3/10/03)
ORTHOKNOW® - April 15, 2003
SNN AND CEP: ONWARD AND UPWARD. Shirley A. Engelhardt, Founding Member, The Institute for Orthopaedic Enlightenment. In 1997, Zimmer (ZMH) sat on the throne as reigning leader of the global orthopaedic marketplace, with more than $1 billion in sales. Then, BristolMyers/Squibb divested of Linvatec/...
BARE BONES® - February 15, 2003
CONMED entered into an agreement to acquire BIONX IMPLANTS in a cash transaction, with the total purchase price to reach $48MM. For the 9 months ended 9/30/02, Bionx generated revenues of $13.6MM. (CONMED Corporation and Bionx Implants, Inc., 1/13/03)
BARE BONES® - September 15, 2002
CONMED’s LINVATEC subsidiary completed a co-exclusive distribution agreement with DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS, through which DePuy will distribute Linvatec’s Hall® Surgical line of PowerPro® battery powered surgical instruments in the U.S. ConMed will continue to distribute these products thr...
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