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Hensler Surgical Products will soon launch its Hensler Bone Collector. SpineGuard launched the next-generation PediGuard "Threaded" device. Titan Spine expanded its commercial launch of the nanoLOCK surface technology throughout the nation. Stryker's spine division unveiled its LITe BIO Delivery System. Amendia introduced its Syzygy Stabilization System, a spondylolisthesis reduction system, for commercial launch. Zimmer Biomet launched Vanguard Individualized Design, a new total knee arthroplasty implant. Spine Wave commercially launched its Velocity L Expandable Interbody Device and XLR II Lateral Access System.

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Factors such as growing number of hospitals, increasing prevalence of lifestyle diseases and aging population are driving the global hospital equipment and supplies market. This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/18/2016 -- Medical equipment market includes various segments such as orthopaedic implants and prosthetics, cardiovascular devices, neurovascular devices, general equipment & supplies, patient monitoring equipment, ophthalmic devices, in vitro diagnostics equipment and others. Hospital equipments and supplies refer to the medical devices that are used in hospitals. Hospital equipment and supplies market is growing at a significant rate due to increase in the hospital number, rise in aging population and growing awareness about hospital acquired infections (HAIs).

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CARBON REINFORCED PEEK VS METAL IMPLANTS (Orthopedics This Week) website – http://www.icotec.ch/home/ A medical device company based in Altstätten, Switzerland, that spells its name in lower-case type is icotec AG. The company develops and manufactures non-metallic carbon/PEEK composite medical devices under the brand name BlackArmor. Its carbon/PEEK material boosts a 15-year and 20,000 implantation clinical track record in spinal and fracture surgical care, according to the company’s press release. As the manufacturer explains, BlackArmor is a combination of continuous, high-strength carbon fiber reinforced PEEK and the company’s composite flow molding (CFM) process.

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Zion Research has published a new report titled “Sports Medicine Devices Market (Reconstructive Devices, Support and Recovery Devices, Performance Monitoring Devices and Other Accessories for Artificial Joint Implants, Arthroscopy Devices, Fracture Repair Devices, Prosthesis, Orthobiologics, Braces, Performance Monitoring Devices, Accessories, and Other Recovery Products) : Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2014 - 2020.” According to the report, global sports medicine devices market was valued at USD 6.61 billion in 2014 and is forecast to reach USD 8.63 billion in 2020, growing at a CAGR of 4.7% between 2015 and 2020. Request Report Sample athttp://www.marketresearchstore.com/report/sports-medicine-devices-market-35740#RequestSample

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Dallas, TX, October 08, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The market for spinal implants is expected to reach USD USD 6.4 billion by 2022, growing at 5.1% during the forecast years to 2022. The North America spinal implants market is segmented based on product type, surgery type, procedure type, end-user and geography. Request for sample pages: http://databridgemarketresearch.com/reports/north-america-spinal-implants-and-spinal-devices-market/ Spinal implants are segmented by product type, into spinal fusion, vertebral compression fracture treatment devices and spinal non-fusion. The North Ameica Spinal Implants market is segmented into major procedures such as open surgery and minimally invasive surgeries.Based on procedures the market is segmented into major procedures such as discectomy, laminectomy, foraminectomy, facetectomy, corpectomy among others.

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Contact A Lawyer Have A Potential Case Reviewed By An Attorney Stryker Corp. is warning orthopedic surgeons that it has received a higher-then-expected number of reports involving hip failures associated with implants containing a specific femoral head manufactured prior to 2011, raising concerns about thousands of artificial hip implanted in recent years. In an urgent medical device product field action notification (PDF) sent to health care professionals worldwide on August 29, the orthopedic device manufacturer warns of “potential hazards” associated with its LFIT Anatomic CoCr V40 Femoral Heads.

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ShareShare on FacebookShare on TwitterLinkedInEmailReprints For many Americans, the manufacturing industry brings to mind images of Industrial Revolution-era factories, World War II assembly lines, or perhaps even outsourced workshops overseas. But that picture is outdated. The truth is that the advanced technologies that are changing modern life are also revolutionizing the manufacturing industry in ways that are not yet widely understood.

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Here are five observations: 1. Kelly Foote, MD, implanted the first Infinity DBS system. She is a neurosurgery professor and co-director of the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration at the UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville. 2. The system is designed to treat Parkinson's disease and essential tremor. 3. Equipped with DBS lead with segmented contacts, the Infinity DBS system allows personalized DBS therapy for individual patients. 4. This is the first DBS system operating on a wireless iOS software platform.

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Here's what you need to know. 1. The company released its earnings on Aug. 3. It had a $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, which was significantly lower than Thomson Reuters' $0.35 EPS estimate. 2. Four research analysts gave Entellus a "buy" rating. 3. During the quarter, Entellus earned $18.73 million. 4. Revenue was also up 23.3 percent on a year-over-year basis. More orthopedic and spinal device news: Alphatec CFO resigns; company cuts workforce by 20% & more company updates — 5 key points

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A Go Public/Radio Canada investigation has found a controversial foot doctor was using experimental implants unapproved for surgery without patients' consent. Now, many patients of Pierre Dupont are getting the implants removed. "They are horrified," says Ottawa podiatrist David Greenberg, who has removed several of the implants, meant to correct flat feet. "I'm horrified along with them. Every day I have people in my office crying about this." The implants are modified copies of the HyProCure, a device which was approved by Health Canada in 2006, according to Greenberg and HyProCure inventor Michael Graham.

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