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Latest orthopaedic industry news on orthopaedic companies, devices, implants & technology trends.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a Class I recall of the Zimmer Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder device. 

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NEW DELHI: Hospitals, nursing homes and clinics that implant cardiac stents cannot claim margins on the life-saving devices, says the government. The decision is expected to break the nexus between manufacturers, doctors and hospitals that have led to "unethical" markups in the prices of these stents. A cardiac stent is a wire mesh tube used to clear blockages in coronary arteries and prevent heart attacks. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority on February 14 slashed stent prices by over 75%. Including VAT, drug eluting stents (DES) and bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVS) will now only cost heart patients Rs 31,080, while bare metal stents (BMS) would cost Rs 7,623.

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The global spinal implants and spinal devices market is growing, due to increasing demand for minimally invasive surgeries, increasing number of hospitals and surgical centers, and commercial applications in areas, such as nucleus arthroplasty, stem cell technology and artificial disk replacement. The spinal fusion and fixation technology dominates the market and the non-fusion/ motion preservation technology segment is expected to grow with the fastest rate during the forecast period, due to increasing demand for minimally invasive surgical procedures among patients and development of technologically advanced non-fusion devices. The massive unexplored market in the spinal implants and spinal devices industry of the developing economies is creating abundant growth opportunities for the global spinal implants and spinal devices surgery market.

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Dallas, TX, February 18, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The Global medical aesthetics market is expected to reach USD 16.1 billion by 2024 from USD 8.33 billion in 2016, at a CAGR of 8.6% in the forecast period 2017 to 2024. The new market report contains data for historic years 2014 & 2015, the base year of calculation is 2016 and the forecast period is 2017 to 2024. The global medical aesthetic devices market is segmented on the basis of product type, application, end-user, distribution channel and geography. On the basis of product type the market is segmented into Aesthetic Laser devices which is further sub divided into Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing, Ablative Skin Resurfacing Devices, Non-Ablative Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing; Energy Devices which is further segmented into Electrocautery, Electrosurgery, Cryosurgery, Laser surgery, Microwave, Harmonic scalpel.

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SIRAKOSS Ltd., a UK-based medical device company developing innovative bone grafting solutions for the $3 billion global orthopaedic market, has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted two  patents for its bone graft technologies.  SIRAKOSS‘ patent portfolio encompasses advanced synthetic bone graft technologies which  form the company’s product pipeline designed to address the significant clinical need for a fully-synthetic, standalone bone void filler.  SIRAKOSS’ technologies provide consistently effective bone regeneration without the established risks found by using either autograft or therapeutics-based products such as BMP’s.  

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Here's how to take on the challenge of selecting the right materials for an implantable medical device. Len Czuba I don’t think that there is any challenge more confusing to product development teams than selecting materials that can be used for long-term implantable medical devices. Are there databases where implantable materials are featured? Can we go to our local supplier and ask them to recommend a material that can be used for implant applications? Usually the answer to both questions is “No." There are not databases that offer a variety of implantable materials like produce at a supermarket, nor would they be accurate if they did exist.

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The report “Global Hearing Aid Market” provides an in-depth analysis of the global market along with markets of the US and Europe. The major trends, growth drivers as well as issues being faced by the industry are being presented in this report. The industry comprises few large players such as Sonova, William Demant and GN Re Sound. All these companies have been profiled in the present report highlighting their key financials and business strategies for growth. Purchase a copy of this report at http://www.marketreportsonline.com/contacts/purchase.php?name=504970. Hearing aid market is an emerging healthcare market due to introduction of various innovations and dynamics.

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Details from the Promimic announcement follow:   Magnus Larsson has a solid background in Sales and Marketing, having held a number of leadership positions in the international dental implant industry over the last 15 years. Most recently he was Director, Global Market Development, at Dentsply Sirona Implants, Mölndal, Sweden.   Former CEO Ulf Brogren is relocating to the US to launch Promimic Inc.’s new North American sales operations in Austin, Texas. This new commercial operation is aimed bringing Promimic closer to the market and to its customer base in North America, the largest market for orthopedic and dental implants.

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Here are five things to know: 1. The University of New Mexico Hospital is the state's sole Level 1 trauma center. 2. Jeremy Lewis, MD, an assistant neurosurgery professor, will serve as principal investigator. 3. Dr. Lewis completed his complex cranial and skull base surgery fellowship at University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. 4. The University of New Mexico Hospital joins 29 other clinical sites participating in the INSPIRE study. 5. The INSPIRE study tests the Neuro-Spinal Scaffold's efficacy and safety for complete thoracic AIS A spinal cord injury.

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