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Musculoskeletal News Roundup 18-Jul-14 BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JULY 18, 2014

Blue Belt receives FDA 510(k) clearance for patellofemoral joint (PFJ) application for Navio system...Johnson & Johnson, Medicrea, SpineGuard, Stryker report financial results...Trice closes first Series B financing tranche...St. Jude to acquire NeuroTherm...Ellipse Technologies receives recommendations...Synergy Biomedical receives product clearance...Biomet, Cayenne, DePuy Mitek, Titan Spine launch products...Biorestorative Therapies, Misonix, VertiFlex announce clinical results...HSS tops the U.S. News & World Report's list of best orthopedic hospitals more

Blue Belt Technologies Receives 510(k) Clearance for Patellofemoral Joint Replacement Application BY EDITOR, JULY 17, 2014

Blue Belt Technologies has received FDA clearance to market their latest surgical application for the Navio Surgical System, patellofemoral joint (PFJ) replacement surgery. The PFJ application expands the Navio Surgical System’s indications from unicondylar knee replacement to offer the full... more

Hospital for Special Surgery Tops List of Best Orthopedic Hospitals BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JULY 16, 2014

U.S. News & World Report released their annual list of the best orthopedic hospitals in the country this week, and New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery topped the list once again. The only change in the top five from... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 11-Jul-14 BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JULY 10, 2014

Blue Belt enters commercial agreement with Smith & Nephew to support their JOUNEY UNI knee system on Blue Belt's Navio system...Rotation Medical financing...Mariel Therapeutics to acquire Stryker's BMP-7 assets...Biomet issued subpoena...Dallen Medical receives product clearance...Breg, Exactech, RTI launch products...Cartiva, Paradigm Spine publish clinical results...MicroPort enters development agreement with MB Innovations more

Blue Belt enters into a commercial agreement with Smith & Nephew to bring the JOURNEY UNI Knee to the Navio Surgical System BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JULY 10, 2014

Blue Belt Technologies, a robotics-assisted surgical technology company, today announced a world-wide commercial agreement with Smith & Nephew, a global medical technology business, to support their JOURNEY UNI knee system on Blue Belt’s Navio Surgical System. The Navio system has... more

Mariel Therapeutics to Acquire Stryker's BMP-7 Assets BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JULY 9, 2014

The biopharmaceutical company, Mariel Therapeutics, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Stryker's Bone Morphogenetic Protein-7 (BMP-7) assets, intended for the potential treatment of osteoarthritis (OA), chronic kidney disease (CKD) and other organ fibrosis conditions, lupus, and obesity. BMP-7, which... more


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