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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...
Stryker to Acquire Wright Medical, Bolster Extremities Portfolio
Stryker announced their intention to acquire Wright Medical, effectively boosting their extremities portfolio and making them the clear second-largest player in the orthopedic market by revenue, according to our estimates. Wright Medical is expected to be purchased for $30.75 per share,...
Zimmer Biomet Gains Momentum on ROSA Knee and Increased Supply
Zimmer Biomet reports 3Q19 orthopedic revenue of USD $1,686.8MM, +3% vs. 3Q18.
Zimmer Biomet Launches TrellOss-TC Porous Titanium Interbody System
Zimmer Biomet launched the TrellOss™-TC Porous Titanium Interbody, completing its initial offering of porous titanium implants.
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...
Conformis and Stryker Enter Development, License and Distribution Agreement for PSI Knee Technology
Conformis and Stryker entered development, license and distribution agreements for patient specific instrument technology. 
Zimmer Biomet Recalls Certain Legacy Biomet Products
Zimmer Biomet voluntarily recalled various legacy Biomet products due to cleaning processes that could lead to elevated bacterial endotoxin and residual debris...
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
Zimmer Biomet Acquires SIG Medical
Zimmer Biomet has acquired SIG Medical, developer of the AdvantageRib fixation system.
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...
Zimmer Biomet Receives FDA Clearance of JuggerStitch Meniscal Repair
Zimmer Biomet was granted FDA 510(k) clearance for the JuggerStitch™ device for meniscal repair.
Zimmer Biomet Launching Persona Revision Knee
Zimmer Biomet will commence initial U.S. launch of the Persona® Revision Knee in coming weeks.
OMTEC Recap: Orthopedic Surgeons Waiting for Technology to Catch Up to Their Needs
By Mike Evers, ORTHOWORLD Materials, robotics and technology are constantly making the news, and many of the surgeons who spoke at OMTEC® 2019 are ready for the transformation that these enhancements can bring to the industry. But, based on their comments, the technologies themselves m...
Opportunity in Value-Based Care Lies in Impacting Quality
By Patrick Vega, M.S., Vizient The purpose of this quarterly column is to introduce and discuss key considerations for device companies from the perspective of their customers: hospitals, health systems and physicians. ...
Zimmer Biomet Gains FDA Approval for Tether Scoliosis Treatment
Zimmer Biomet received FDA approval for The Tether™, a vertebral body tethering system that offers an alternative to fusion in the treatment o...
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...
Momentum for Zimmer Biomet Knee Franchise in 2Q19
Zimmer Biomet reports 2Q19 revenue of USD $1,769.4MM, -1.4% vs. 2Q18.
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 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...
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.
BONESUPPORT is the Exclusive U.S. Distributor of CERAMENT
BONESUPPORT is now the exclusive distributor of CERAMENT® bone void filler in the U.S.
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