Medline launched the UNITE® Foot Plating system, ARROW-LOK® Digital Fusion system and DBM putty/demineralized cancellous sponge products.
Zimmer Biomet received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Unite3D™ Bridge Fixation System, 3D-printed technology designed for use in foot and ankle arthrodesis.
RTI Surgical entered into an agreement with Oxford Performance Materials, gaining exclusive license for use of OsteoFab® additive manufacturing technology for spinal applications across the U.S.
National Government Services issued a positive local coverage determination for MIS SI joint fusion, including SI-BONE's iFuse procedure, effective 4/1/16.
Wenzel Spine received FDA 510(k) clearance to market VariLift®-LX as a lumbar interbody fusion device for standalone use.
Regentis Biomaterials closed a US $15MM Series D investment round. Funds will primarily support a pivotal U.S. clinical trial of GelrinC®, a cell-free implant for the treatment of articular knee cartilage injuries.
MX Orthopedics received FDA 510(k) clearance to market the dynaMX™ Compression Staple, a superelastic Nitinol-based device.
Studies concluded that, for patients with 2-level degenerative disc disease, cervical total disc replacement appears to be highly cost-effective vs. ACDF, and supports greater quality of life at less cost.
Tyber Medical commenced full market launch of its TyWedge™ Osteotomy Wedge System, featuring TyPEEK® proprietary titanium plasma-sprayed PEEK coating specifically indicated for fusion.
Ellipse Technologies withdrew its plans for a US $75MM initial public offering, filed in 4Q15, in light of its pending acquisition by NuVasive.