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Musculoskeletal News Roundup 8-Oct-15 BY BLAKE MOSSY, OCTOBER 8, 2015

SpineGuard reports financial results...Xtant Medical receives grant...Integra closes acquisition of Tornier product lines...Medtronic frees up $9.3 billion in overseas capital...ConforMIS, Innov'spine, MicroPort, Vertera Spine regulatory updates...Atlas Spine, ECA Medical, Episurf, Exactech, Life Spine, Smith & Nephew, Vertebral Technologies product updates... Orthopedic Innovations license agreement with DJO Global... BONESUPPORT clinical results...Stephen Ubl steps down as CEO of AdvaMED more

Medtronic Restructuring Frees Up $9.3B in Assets for General Corporate Purposes BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 7, 2015

As part of its $47 billion acquisition of Covidien PLC, Medtronic re-domiciled its legal headquarters from Fridley, MN to Ireland earlier this year. The company cites that this move enhances spending flexibility and confidence its ability to meet financial commitments.... more

Stephen Ubl to Step Down from AdvaMed to Join PhRMA BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 7, 2015

Stephen Ubl, the current President & CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the leading lobbyist/trade group for the medical device industry, will step down from his post at AdvaMed (effective October 15th) to join the Pharmaceutical Research &... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 1-Oct-15 BY BLAKE MOSSY, OCTOBER 1, 2015

Naovis Spine receives NIH grant...EOS image acquisition...Lima to acquire certain Zimmer systems...Wright Medical/Tornier merger completed...SpineGuard product approval...Alphatec Spine Launches Alphatec Neocore Osteoconductive Matrix in the U.S...Bone Therapeutics, Cartiva, Ellipse Technologies, Exactech, K2M, Sonoma Orthopedics, Stryker product updates...NovaBone receives patent...Bonutti Skeletal enters settlement with Zimmer Biomet...Xenco Medicalstudy results...Lima, NOVADAQ, OrthoCyte collaboration agreements more

Alphatec Spine Launches Alphatec Neocore Osteoconductive Matrix in the U.S. BY EDITOR, OCTOBER 1, 2015

Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a global provider of spinal fusion technologies, announced that the first patient surgical implantation of the Alphatec Neocore Osteoconductive Matrix, a synthetic scaffold for the regeneration of bone, was... more

Wright Medical and Tornier Complete Merger BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 1, 2015

Wright Medical and Tornier announced the completion of all-stock merger between the two companies. The transaction was first announced in October 2014. Under the terms of the merger agreement, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tornier merged with and into Wright Medical... more


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