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October 28-29 - Musculoskeletal New Ventures Conference

November 5-8 - American Academy of Implant Dentistry

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Oct 29 @ 8:30 AM ET - Dentsply International

Oct 29 @ 5:00 PM ET - K2M Group Holdings, Inc

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Musculoskeletal News Roundup 24-Oct-14 BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 24, 2014

Exactech, Stryker, Victrex, Zimmer report financial results...ZipLine Medical financing...Bone Biologics reverse merger...Materialise acquires OrthoView...SafeWire receives European regulatory product approval...Aesculap, Bacterin, Medtronic, Orthopaedic Implant Company, X-spine Systems launch products...Expanding Orthopedics receives patent...Bacterin, Cerapedics study results...Aurora Spine enters partnership with Sentio...Osiris enters partnership with Arthrex...CMS releases Open Payments database...Life Spine relocates HQ...Seikagaku establishes U.S. office...Mazor Robotics appointment more

Materialise Acquires OrthoView for Up to $12.3M BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 24, 2014

Materialise NV entered into an agreement to acquire the U.K.-based OrthoView Holdings Limited, a leading provider of 2-D digital pre-operative planning and templating solutions for orthopedic surgeons for an enterprise value of up to £7.6 million ($12.3 million), or 2.3x... more

Mazor Appoints CEO of U.S. Subsidiary BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 23, 2014

Mazor Robotics appointed Christopher Prentice, the company's current Senior Vice President, America & Global Marketing, as the CEO of Mazor Robotics, Inc., the U.S.-based subsidiary of Mazor Robotics. Mr. Prentice joined Mazor in 2010 after holding leadership positions with Johnson... more

HealthpointCapital Readership Survey + Win an Amazon Gift Certificate! BY EDITOR, OCTOBER 20, 2014

We want to hear from you. We're conducting a short readership survey to help shape our blog coverage and better report on the news that matters to you. It should take you about a minute, since there are no open-ended... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 16-Oct-14 BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 16, 2014

Johnson & Johnson reports financial results...Update on Zimmer's acquisition of Biomet...Becton Dickinson to Acquire CareFusion...Bioventus to acquire OsteoAMP product line...Breg to merge with United Orthopedic Group...FDA guidance on custom medical devices...Episurf, Precision Spine receive product approval...Aurora Spine, Globus, Spine Wave, Smith & Nephew launch products...Aastrom Biosciences corporate changes...VEXIM initiates trial...nanoMAG's new agreement...Amedica's new distribution agreement with Spinal Kinetics more

FDA Issued Final Guidance on Custom Medical Devices BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 15, 2014

The FDA issued a new final guidance document intended to clarify the process by which manufacturers of "custom" medical devices can comply with federal regulations. While much of the final guidance is identical to the January 2014 draft, there have... more


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