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Zimmer Receives Conditional Clearance from the European Commission to Acquire Biomet BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MARCH 30, 2015

The European Commission (EC) cleared Zimmer's proposed $13.4 billion cash/stock acquisition of Biomet, on the condition that the combined company sell three of its European businesses. Under the terms of the conditional clearance by the EC, Zimmer will need to... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 27-Mar-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, MARCH 27, 2015

Funding news from Flower Orthopedics; OrthoSensor... Zimmer cleared for Biomet acquisition in Japan...Product News from Cayenne Medical; ConfirMIS; Depuy Synthes; DJO Surgical; Exactec; Intellijoint Surgical; Medacta; New Era Orthopedics (NEO); Smith & Nephew; Stryker; X-spine; Zyga Technology... Regulatory approval for K2M... Clinical news from FORCE-TJR; Implanet... Distribution agreements from Depuy; Synergy Disc Replacement... more

Robotics Coming to a Head at Strategics BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MARCH 27, 2015

At the 2015 American Academy of Orthopaedics (AAOS) annual meeting this week, Stryker announced that it received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for a total hip arthroplasty application for its MAKO surgical robotic system. With this approval, Stryker will now... more

FORCE-TJR Completes Database Tracking Implant Performance and Patient Function BY MATTHEW JAFFE, MARCH 27, 2015

FORCE-TJR (Function and Outcomes Research for Comparative Effectiveness in Total Joint Replacement) completed their database tracking implant performance and improvement of patient pain and physical function. The project identified and modeled risk adjusted benchmarks, including patient risk factors, and other... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 19-Mar-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, MARCH 19, 2015

Blue Belt Technologies Announces First Navio Case Performed in Australia and First Navio-assisted GRU Unicompartmental Knee Replacement (Global Orthopaedics Technology)...Bacterin, K2M report financial results...Implanet equity offering... M.H. Carnegie acquired Simplify Medical... Regulatory news from Silver Bullet Therapeutics, Simplify Medical... Product Updates from Blue Belt Technologies, Zimmer... Legal news from Biomet...Bacterin distribution agreement more

Researchers in Development of New Antimicrobial Nanotechnology to Address Orthopedic Implant Infection BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MARCH 19, 2015

A team of biomedical engineers at NC State University are in the process of developing battery-activated, antimicrobial nanotechnology built directly into orthopedic implants in order to address the risks of Surgical Site Infections (SSI's). SSI's occur due to bacteria such... more


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