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Wright’s Dedication to Extremities Strategies Brings Questions of What’s Next
By Carolyn LaWell Wright Medical’s divestiture of its large joint portfolio to Corin Orthopaedics officially turns Wright into the extremities company that it set out to become years ago, and leads to the question: What’s next in their M&A strategy?
Medtronic Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Cement-Augmented Pedicle Screws
Medtronic received FDA 510(k) clearance to market the CD Horizon® Fenestrated Screw Set, indi...
Medtronic Received FDA Approval for 2-Level Prestige LP Cervical Disc
Medtronic affirmed FDA Premarket Approval of the Prestige LP™ Cervical Disc to treat disc disease...
Zimmer Biomet to Acquire Medtech Surgical Robotics Company
Zimmer Biomet announced its plans to acquire Medtech, provider of surgical systems including the 
Medtronic Launches Products in Minimally Invasive OLIF Platform
Medtronic launched the Pivox™ Oblique Lateral Spinal System with Lateral Plate for ...
Zimmer Biomet Completes Acquisition of LDR
Zimmer Biomet completed its acquisition of LDR in a transaction valued at ~US $1.0BB.
Mazor Robotics Debuts Mazor X Guidance Platform for Spine Surgery
Mazor Robotics unveiled the Mazor X guidance platform for spine surgery, and announced Medtronic
Medtronic Prestige LP Cervical Disc Receives 2-Level FDA Approval
Medtronic's Prestige LP cervical disc received FDA Premarket Approval for 2-level cervical disc replace...
NuVasive Settles Patent Litigation With Medtronic
NuVasive has agreed to settle its ongoing patent litigation with Medtronic and some of its
1H16 Funding Recap: Spine Remains Dominant Market for Investments
ORTHOWORLD reported 18 funding announcements in 1H16, compared to 23 in 1H15. Similar to recent years, the spine market was the largest target for funding. Half of the announcements in 1H16 were made by companies seeking to commercialize products for spinal indications, while three more have prod...
1H16 M&A Recap: Big Players Make Moves
During 1H16, seven of the eight largest orthopaedic device companies confirmed or completed acquisitions or divestitures spanning nearly every orthopaedic market segment. Most notably, Stryker and Zimmer Biomet both announced three orthopaedic-related acquisitions, with Zimmer Biom...
Medtronic's Analyst Day Highlights Spine, Joint Recon Strategies
By Julie Vetalice In its Analyst Day presentations on June 6, Medtronic (MDT) announced the acquisition of Responsive Orthopedics, a star...
Medtronic Acquires Responsive Orthopedics
Medtronic acquired Responsive Orthopedics, a start-up focused on sales of low-cost hip and knee replacements. A primary knee
Zimmer Biomet Acquiring LDR
Zimmer Biomet entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LDR for US $37/share in cash, for a transaction valued at ~$...
Medtronic Reports FY4Q16 Revenue
Medtronic posted FY4Q16 spinal revenue of US $737.0MM, -0.8% vs. FY4Q15. (U.S. $520.0MM, +0.8%; ex-U.S. $217.0MM, -4.4%...
Computer-Assisted Technologies Gain Traction in Orthopaedics
By Hannah Corcoran The use of computer-assisted surgery systems that incorporate robotics, surgical planning and navigation have the potential to bring reproducible results to orthopaedics through imaging, alignment and guidance tools that control surgical variable...
Medtronic Announces U.S. Launch of Spine Essentials
Medtronic commenced U.S. launch of Spine Essentials™, implants and instruments designed to lend efficie...
Mazor Robotics Signs Commercial and Investment Agreements With Medtronic
Mazor Robotics entered into strategic agreements with
LDR Reports 1Q16 Revenue
LDR posted 1Q16 revenue of US $42.4MM, +8.4% from 1Q15. (U.S. $33.9MM, +8.3%; ex-U.S. $8.5MM, +8.8%) Growth is as-repor...
Medtronic Presents Results of 7-year Study on 2-level Prestige LP Cervical Disc
Seven-year follow-up data demonstrated favorable clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction for Medtronic's
Orthopaedic Industry Surpassed $46 Billion in 2015

Demographics and Distribution: Finding the Best Foreign Market for a Device
Companies that achieve success in their home market are frequently compelled to expand to international soil to take advantage of desirable demographics and less competition. Many feel that it’s a natural progression. However, selecting the right market for your product, and setting up an...
Ortho Kinematics Receives CE Mark for Vertebral Motion Analysis
Ortho Kinematics received CE Mark approval for its Vertebral Motion Analysis (VMA) technology. Commerciali...
SpineSource Launches Expandable Lumbar Interbody Cage in U.S.
SpineSource commenced U.S. launch of the titanium alloy L-Varlock Lumbar Cage, reportedly the only expandabl...
Independent Peer-Reviewed 5-Year Follow-Up: 2-Level Cervical Disc Replacement vs. ACDF
Results from 5-year clinical study comparing cervical total disc replacement (LDR's Mobi-C) with anterio...
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