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The First “No-Touch” Pre-Sterilized Pedicle Screw System, by Spinal Balance

Written on March 23, 2017 at 12:57 am, by

While at AAOS I had the pleasure of meeting with Don Kennedy, Director of Marketing, and Marcel Ingels, Associate Design Engineer of Spinal Balance. The two gentlemen walked me through a demo of Libra, a true “No-Touch” pre-sterilized pedicle screw system that I found to be truly refreshing in many ways. Most pre-sterile screws are

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Corin Group Launches Optimized Positioning System (OPS™) for Hip Replacement at AAOS

Written on March 21, 2017 at 4:21 pm, by

Every patient moves differently, and now surgeons can take this into account when performing hip replacement surgery thanks to a new technology from Corin Group that helps determine the best positioning of an implant and its components based on how patients really move during daily activities. Corin announced the U.S. launch of its Optimized Positioning

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Aquaroll

Written on November 10, 2016 at 10:24 pm, by

Who says patients can’t enjoy their physical therapy treatment! Aquaroll is truly the junction between creativity, innovation, and PT. Get on the fast track to recovery. – aquarollUSA <style type=”text/css”> .wpb_animate_when_almost_visible { opacity: 1; }</style> Aquaroll® can greatly accelerate post-operative recuperation from hand or foot surgery. We cannot enter the new age of healthcare embracing

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Corin MetaFix™ Collared Launches Worldwide

Written on September 9, 2016 at 7:45 pm, by

Corin is delighted to announce the worldwide launch of the new MetaFix™ collared stem. The design of the new MetaFix™ collared stem is based on the MetaFix™ collarless stem. Collared and collarless have the same key design features, with the exception of the medial calcar collar and shorter neck lengths in the smaller size stems.

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PacHealth Partners now distributing AttenuTech Radiation Safety Supplies

Written on May 11, 2016 at 5:35 pm, by

PacHealth Partners is thrilled to announce local distribution of AttenuTech, a leading supplier of mobile barriers, aprons, gloves, and eyewear that will provide a deeper level of radiation protection during OR and imaging procedures. AttenuTech supplies all the Essentials for Safe Imaging® important products and devices that protect medical personnel and patients during medical imaging procedures where

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3D PRINTED BONE PUTTY INVENTED AT PITT

Written on October 20, 2015 at 4:13 pm, by

The conventional treatment for broken bones involves the use of metal pins and screws to hold the injured bones together until they can heal. Now researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have invented a putty that can be used in a 3D printer to better repair broken and fractured bones without the use of metal

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Upcoming Article in The Spine Journal Shows Titanium-Coated PEEK Interbody Fusion Devices Generate Debris During Simulated Impaction into Disc Space

Written on October 14, 2015 at 12:58 am, by

MEQUON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, today announced that a new biomechanical study demonstrates that titanium coated polyetheretherketone (PEEK) implants are susceptible to the generation of particulate debris during impaction into the disc space. Conversely, the Company’s Endoskeleton® titanium interbody fusion devices showed no

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Nexxt Spine Announces Major Manufacturing Milestones

Written on October 12, 2015 at 5:32 pm, by

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Vertera Spine receives FDA clearance for porous PEEK interbody fusion device: 5 takeaways

Written on October 8, 2015 at 6:21 pm, by

Vertera Spine, a developer of medial spine devices, received FDA clearance for its COHERE Cervical Interbody Fusion Device. Here are five takeaways:   1. COHERE is composed of the company’s PEEK Scoria biomaterial, a porous surface technology.   2. COHERE is the first FDA-cleared spine device completely made of PEEK and contain porosity.   3.

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Nexxt Spine NASS Booth 1927

Written on September 24, 2015 at 4:18 pm, by

Please join us at Booth 1927 to preview the NanoMatrixx implant technology