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Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 2-Aug-12 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, AUGUST 2, 2012

ANIK, ARTC, DJO, EXAC, MAKO, RTIX, SNN, SMA, WMGI report 2Q:12 ... Medtronic launches Aquamantys3 BSC 9.1S Bipolar Sealer with Cutting ... NewVert completes biomechanical testing for Octopus Spinal Annular Repair System ... Spinal Elements introduces Lucent Ti-Bond ... Benvenue Medical completes KAST enrollment ... TranS1 announces study results more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 24-May-12 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, MAY 24, 2012

Medtronic reports earnings ... AxioMed closes Series D round ... Mazor launches C-OnSite ... BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee announces bundled payments for hip and knee replacements ... Baxano completes enrollment on iO-Flex study ... Benvenue announces Board appointments more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 7-Aug-08 BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, AUGUST 7, 2008

Earnings Alphatec Spine, Inc. reported consolidated revenues for 2Q:08 of $23.9 million, an increase of 27% from the $18.8 million reported in 2Q:07. U.S. revenues for 2Q:08 were $19.4 million, an increase of 20% from the $16.2 million reported in... more

Musculoskeletal Allograft Quiz BY EDITOR, NOVEMBER 8, 2006

February 2010 update: This report is no longer available for purchase. Learn more here. Even though processor scandals have tainted the allograft business, human bone graft isn't going away anytime soon. It's too important to spinal fusion and many other... more

Musculoskeletal Allograft in the U.S. Research Report - Sample Chapter BY EDITOR, NOVEMBER 8, 2006

February 2010 update: This report is no longer available for purchase. Learn more here. This is a sample chapter from our new research report on Allograft. Learn more about the report here, and purchase and download it for $279 from... more

LifeCell Reports Record 2Q:06 Earnings, Citing Growth of AlloDerm Sales BY TODD BARTELS, JULY 28, 2006

LifeCell Corporation, a maker of regenerative human tissue products, yesterday reported record 2Q:06 financial results. Product revenues were $35.7 million for the quarter, up 60% from the $22.3 million reported in 2Q:05. Growth in product revenues can be attributed to... more

A Surgeon's Look at Costs In Total Joint Arthroplasty BY LAING RIKKERS, MARCH 31, 2006

One of the most informative sessions at AAOS was a section of the Health Policy Update Symposium delivered by William L. Healy, M.D. of the Lahey Clinic. Healy gave real-life examples of the complicated and delicate balance of hospital economics,... more

Orthopedic News Roundup 3-Nov-05 BY HUYEN NGUYEN, NOVEMBER 3, 2005

We wrap up this quarter with aggregated earnings and sales in the public orthopedic sector of $560 million and $5 billion, respectively, as a few more companies reported this week. For 3Q:05, orthopedic sales were up by 13% ($5.0 billion... more

Orthopedic News Roundup 20-Oct-05 BY HUYEN NGUYEN, OCTOBER 20, 2005

Some orthopedic stocks declined as two of the big five ortho-companies reported their 3Q:05 earnings this week. Stryker Corp. and DePuy (division of JNJ) both reported top line sales growing at 14%. On Tuesday, Stryker reported below street's estimates by... more

MTF Withdraws Bid for Osteotech BY JOHN MCCORMICK, OCTOBER 18, 2005

Last night Osteotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTE) communicated that Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation ("MTF") has withdrawn its $6.25 a share bid. Today many shareholders voted with their feet and the stock has dropped by $1 a share to $3.88 (or over 20%).... more

Osteotech: Hostile to Shareholders? BY JOHN MCCORMICK, AUGUST 30, 2005

As many of you now know, the venerable (and world's largest) non-profit tissue bank Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) announced on Monday that is had proposed to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Osteotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTE) for $6.25... more

MTF Extends its Dominance of Allograft Industry BY ROBIN R. YOUNG CFA, NOVEMBER 22, 2004

For an undisclosed amount, MTF Foundation (a non-profit 501(c) 3 corporation) has agreed to purchase the $40 million (annual revenue) allograft business of the American Red Cross. With this purchase, MTF will account for, we estimate, approximately 45% of the... more

A Random Walk Down the Academy's Halls BY JOHN CHOPACK, MARCH 22, 2004

Stryker Corp. (SYK:NYSE), in similar fashion to last year, brought and introduced a majority of its operational leaders of its various operating divisions. However, a significant portion of the analyst meeting, especially Q&A, centered around Stephen MacMillan, President & COO,... more


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