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NASS Review: Spinal Robotics, Enabling Technologies, 3D Printing and Biologics
By Mike Evers Enabling technology was the story of the North American Spine Society 2019 annual meeting (NASS), with the top spine players heavily featuring their robotic-assisted surgery ecosystems. These players are becoming clearer in their messaging about how their technologies inte...
Medical Device Industry Stakeholders Seek Permanent Repeal of Medical Device Tax
The Medical Device Manufacturers Association, the Advanced Medical Technology Association, the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance and numerous industry stakeholders are
Medtronic Initiates Clinical Trial for Infuse Bone Graft in TLIF
Medtronic commenced site recruitment in a prospective, randomized pivotal clinical trial on the use of Infuse™ Bone Graft in TLIF.
Medtronic Passes 1,000 Mazor X Stealth Cases, Shares New Procedural Solutions
Medtronic added new procedural solutions to its Surgical Synergy platform and announced over 1,000 cases using the Mazor X Stealth Edition™ surgical robot...
Orthopedic Public Companies Grow 2.6% YoY in Quarter
By Mike Evers The second quarter of 2019 brought incremental improvement over the first. Year over year revenue grew 2.6% in the quarter for the public companies reported herein compared to 1.1% last quarter. The five largest orthopedic players, which control 58% of the market, showed a...
Omar Ishrak to Retire as CEO of Medtronic
Medtronic Chief Executive Officer Omar Ishrak announced his intention to retire in the beginning of 2Q20. Geoff Martha, currently Executive Vice President of MDT’s ...
Medtronic FY1Q20 Spine Sales Driven by Mazor
Medtronic reports FY 1Q20 orthopedic revenue of USD $819.8MM, +4.5% vs. FY 1Q19.
Orthofix Names Jon Serbousek as Successor to Retiring President & CEO
Orthofix Medical named Jon Serbousek as President of its Global Spine business effective August 5, 2019, and successor to the retiring President and CEO, ...
FDA 510(k) Recap: Spinal Devices and Technologies from 1H19
By Julie A. Vetalice With the NASS 2019 Annual Meeting approaching, I thought it an ideal time to revisit spine products that have gained FDA 510(k) clearance in the first half of the year. (I’ve included booth numbers for companies that have already reserved their space at the ev...
The Spine Market: A Look at Past and Forecasted Performance
By Mike Evers, ORTHOWORLD  Spine is the largest individual segment that we track, accounting for 18.2% of the orthopedic industry’s overall revenue. Excluding biologics, sales of orthopedic spine products topped $9.3 billion in 2018, growing +2.7% vs. 2017. Growth in the segment ...
Medtronic Completes Acquisition of Titan Spine
Medtronic closed its acquisition of Titan Spine, developer of Endoskeleton® interbody devices and nanoLock® surface technology.
Fusion Robotics Gains Funding to Support Spinal Robotics System
Fusion Robotics closed a financing round for an undisclosed sum. Proceeds will support regulatory clearance and future commercialization of the com...
Orthopedic Market Forces to Watch: A Conversation with Ali Madani
By Carolyn LaWell In March, we attended the IMPLANTS Tutorials Session hosted by AVICENNE to gain additional perspective on the orthopedic device and contract manufacturing markets. Our market numbers, as well as thoughts on what’s driving the industry, were validated during the t...
Member Success Story: David Hovda, Simplify Medical
By Heather Tunstall As CEO of Simplify Medical, David Hovda continues to follow a path of compelling opportunities, wherever they may lead. His journey began as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, serving two tours of duty, followed by two years of academia. He attended Northwestern Universi...
Orthopedic Sales in Line with Seasonal Expectations for 1Q19
By Mike Evers The first quarter of 2019 brought modest growth to the orthopedic market, as expected seasonal softness and more competition in digital surgery platforms slowed sales for some of the largest players. The 25 companies listed herein had combined total orthopedic sales of $8....
Robotics Recap: Orthopedic Executives Remain Bullish
By Mike Evers   Despite normal seasonal softness in capital sales, the first quarter of 2019 was an active one for robotic and digital surgery developments. New entrants into the orthopedic robot market like Zimmer Biomet’s ROSA Knee may lead to longer buying cycles as ...
Global Orthopedic Market Revenue to Exceed $61 Billion in 2023
The global orthopedic market will exceed US $61 billion in revenue in 2023.
Medtronic Reports FY 4Q19 Orthopedic Revenue of $862.9MM, +4.9% vs. 4Q18
Medtronic reports FY 4Q19 orthopedic revenue of USD $862.9MM, +4.9%
Orthopedic Players Say Industry is Ripe for Business Model, Supply Chain Disruption
Emerging Implant Technologies (EIT), a German company focused on additive manufacturing of spinal fusion cages, fast tracked from its founding in 2014 to its
M&A Recap: Three 2Q Announcements in Spine
By Julie A. Vetalice and Mike Evers Of the 20 OEM-related merger/acquisition announcements we’ve covered in 2019, seven relate to the spine sector. Of those, three were announced in rapid succession within this quarter. Let’s see who bought whom, and what they got, in those ...
Future-Minded Orthopedic and Spine Surgeons Will Advise Industry Stakeholders and Manufacturing Community at OMTEC® 2019
Future-minded orthopedic and spine surgeons will advise industry stakeholders and the manufacturing community at OMTEC® 2019
Medtronic Enters Agreement to Acquire Titan Spine
Medtronic entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Titan Spine, a titanium spine interbody implant and surface technology company.
Orthopedic Industry Revenue Reaches $51 Billion in 2018
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Revenue Review: 4Q18 and Full Year 2018 Performance Highlights for Public Companies
By Mike Evers Below you’ll find a summary of the major 4Q18 and full year 2018 developments for publicly-traded orthopedic companies. Exhibits 1 and 2 show 4Q18 and full year performance, respectively.  Companies continue to refine their strategies to improve sales mix ...
4 Orthopedic Robotic and Surgical Tracking Companies to Watch
By Carolyn LaWell The proliferation of computer-assisted technology companies entering the joint replacement, spine and trauma markets indicates to us that industry believes that there's room for product introduction and adoption in robotic- and navigation-based surgery. Much ...
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