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Caesarea, Israel-based Mazor Robotics launched Mazor X commercially in October 2016. Leesburg, Va.-based K2M introduced its CASCADIA Interbody Systems to the U.S. market. Dallas-based Pinnacle Spine Group launched its InFill V2 Lateral Interbody Device. West Chester, Pa.-based DePuy Synthes introduced its new visualization system, the KICK System with FluoroExpress Software Module. DePuy Synthes' spine division recently launched its ZERO-P NATURAL plate that supports bone growth and stability during spinal fusion procedures in the neck. Warsaw, Ind.

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Here are five highlights: 1. A titanium expandable interbody device, the Xsert System expands in-situ. 2. Xtant offers the system in different size and lordotic angulations to complement various patient anatomies. 3. Intended for use at one or two contiguous levels, the system is designed to ease insertion techniques as well as provide implant height adjustability. 4. The Xsert System is cleared for use with autograft or allograft bone graft. 5. Xtant is planning an initial product launch in mid-2017.

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Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the “Orthopaedic Prosthetics Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2016 - 2026" report to their offering. PR-Inside.com: 2016-11-17 12:18:07Global demand for orthopaedic prosthetics devices market is projected to reach US$ 1.76 Bn in 2017, up from US$ 1.69 Bn in 2016. Demand for orthopaedic prosthetics devices will be fuelled by increasing baby boomers & geriatric population. Availability of advanced prosthetics that offer customisation and enhanced functionality will continue to witness increasing demand in developed markets.

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We publish our press releases on openPR.de because we like people who are "open" - just like us. Frank Obels, CEO, INCONET - Informationssysteme, Communication und Netzwerkberatung GmbH

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Here is what you need to know. 1. He coupled the devices with the "less exposure surgery" technique, which uses an approach to address problems without causing collateral damage. The technique claims to be less invasive than MIS. 2. Dr. Ani said SpineFrontier's cage and plate combination was the safest and most efficient way to stabilize his patient's spine. 3. The minimally invasive surgery allows patients to return home hours after surgery, and return to work two to three weeks later.

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Here are three takeaways: 1. This is the 14th U.S. patent the company has obtained thus far. 2. EOI is a medical device company that creates and markets spinal surgery devices. 3. Mark M. Levy, MD, an orthopedic surgeon, chief technology officer and founder of EOI, said the patent specifically refers to the cage's multiple design segments with its "articulation mechanism and the unique angular expansion for dial-in lordosis correction, conforming to the patient's anatomy and level treated.

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Here are five highlights: 1. William Tobler, MD, performed the surgery. 2. The RIALTO system features O-arm and StealthStation technology for 3D navigation. 3. Dr. Tobler commented the O-arm technology offers real-time images of patients' anatomy. 4. Mayfield Brain & Spine acquired the O-arm technology in 2016. 5. Dr. Tobler completed his residency at University of Cincinnati Medical Center & Mayfield Clinic. "Performing the SI fusion at the spine surgery center is significant, because it demonstrates our ability to perform more and more sophisticated surgeries at an ambulatory center," said Dr.

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Medical device and robotic surgery history is heading to the Smithsonian’s Natural Museum of American History, in the form of a 1989 prototype of Robodoc, an early orthopedic surgical robot. The Robodoc device was created for use in hip and knee replacement surgeries, the Smithsonian said, and its donation came along with a wealth of archival material.

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PARIS & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SpineGuard (FR0011464452 – ALSGD) announced today that it has received an award from Orthopedics this Week, one of the most widely read publications in the Orthopedics industry, recognizing SpineGuard’s innovative DSG™ (Dynamic Surgical Guidance) Screw as one of the BEST new spine care technologies for 2016. The award was received during the 31st annual meeting of the North American Spine Society (NASS) in Boston. The DSG™ Screw is a pedicle screw with a unique combination of a bipolar sensor with a pedicle screw—in just one device. The technology gives surgeons real-time guidance and the ability to insert the screw directly into a vertebra without drilling a pilot hole.

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 Download the PDF Yet another year has flown past and, as far as notable infosec happenings are concerned, this is one for the history books.Drama, intrigue and exploits have plagued 2016 and, as we take stock of some of the more noteworthy stories, we once again cast our gaze forward to glean the shapes of the 2017 threat landscape. Rather than thinly-veiled vendor pitching, we hope to ground these predictions in trends we’ve observed in the course of our research and provide thought-provoking observations for researchers and visitors to the threat intelligence space alike.

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