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Top 10 Takeaways from Orthopedics in 2019
 
Entry Into Joint Replacement a Major Step in Globus Medical’s Evolution
By Mike Evers In October, we sat down with leaders from Globus Medical to discuss their surprising entrance into the joint replacement market and robotics’ role in orthopedic surgery. As a quick refresher, during 2Q19 Globus Medical announced that it had acquired substantially all...
Enabling Technology and Integrated Selling Strategies Drove Orthopedic Growth in the Third Quarter
The third quarter of 2019 brought some standout performances from large players like Stryker, Medtronic, NuVasive and Globus Medical. DePuy Synthes and Zimmer Biomet made incremental progress in returning to market growth. Notably, the top performing players all have well-established enabling tec...
Globus Medical Double-Digit Growth Driven by Spinal Hardware and ExcelsiusGPS
Globus Medical reports 3Q19 revenue of USD $196.2MM, +15.9% vs. 3Q18.
CMS Increases Medicare Physician Payment for Minimally Invasive SI Joint Fusion
CMS increased the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for CPT® Code 27279, Arthrodesis Sacroiliac Joint, under which minimally invasive sacroiliac j...
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
Globus Medical Launches AUTOBAHN IM Nails
Globus Medical introduced the AUTOBAHN® system of intramedullary nails to treat fractures in the tibia and femur.
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...
Stryker Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire Mobius Imaging and Cardan Robotics
Stryker enters definitive agreement to acquire Mobius Imaging and Cardan Robotics for $500MM in cash.
Globus Up +12.2% in 2Q19 on Spine Implant Sales
Globus Medical posts 2Q19 revenue of USD $194.5MM, +12.2% vs. 2Q18.
Globus Medical Acquires StelKast, Hip and Knee Device Company
Globus Medical (GMED) acquired StelKast, manufacturer of implants and instruments for hip and knee replacement, for USD $24.1MM in ca...
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 ...
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 ...
Globus Medical Launches AERIAL Expandable Interspinous Fixation
Globus Medical introduced AERIAL™, a minimally invasive expandable interspinous fixation system.
Globus Medical ExcelsiusGPS Shows 99% Screw Placement Success
Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS® robotic navigation system demonstrated a 99% success rate in pedicle screw placement ...
Globus Medical Reports 1Q19 Revenue of $182.9MM, +4.9% vs. 1Q18
Globus Medical posts 1Q19 revenue of USD $182.9MM, +4.9% vs. 1Q18.
Orthopedic Industry Revenue Reaches $51 Billion in 2018
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Globus Medical Launches FORTIFY Variable Angle Expandable Spacer
Globus Medical introduced FORTIFY VA™, a variable angle corpectomy spacer that provides up to 16 degrees of angulation.
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 ...
Globus Medical Reports 4Q18 Revenue of $195.9MM, +11.3% vs. 4Q17
Globus Medical posts 4Q18 revenue of USD $195.9MM, +11.3% vs. 4Q17, with 2018 full ye...
Globus Medical's SECURE-C Disc Covered by Anthem
Globus Medical's SECURE-C® cervical disc is now covered by Anthem in the U.S.
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