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Here are four takeaways: 1. Initia features Kyocera Medical's BIOCERAM AZU zirconia-toughened alumina ceramic femoral heads. 2. Surgeons may also purchase the system with cobalt chrome femoral heads, which are matched to cross-linked polyethylene acetabular liners. 3. The system is available in 16 taper-wedge stem sizes, with 12 of those available in the United States. 4. Kyocera Medical manufactures implantable systems and advanced ceramic components. More articles on devices: Aurora Spine, Zimmer Biomet, DePuy Synthes & more: 11 key notes

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Here are five highlights: 1. The HoloLens guides surgeons to more accurately place pedicle screws. 2. The device is also intended to help surgeons avoid complications, like neural damage or implant loosening, by providing proper pedicle screw placement. 3. The HoloLens offers a 3-D CT scan, which provides a trajectory for screw placement. 4. Dr. Henrique Lampert and Dr. Bruno Gobbato, of the Instituto de Ortopedia e Traumatologia de Jaraguá do Su, have used the device.

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Here are four quick points: 1. The Aurora Spine Mobile App is designed to provide information on the company's products. 2. The company wanted to expand its reach, offering all product lines and surgical technique guides on a user's mobile device. 3. The app includes 3-D models as well as outlines features for every implant. 4. Users may access the app on Apple and Android devices. More articles on devices: Aurora Spine, Zimmer Biomet, DePuy Synthes & more: 11 key notes

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North America spinal implants market growing at CAGR 5.1% in the forecast period 2022 according to new research report Details WhaTech Channel: Medical Market Research Published: 06 December 2016 Submitted by Shubham DwivediWhaTech Pro News from Viewed: 0North America Spinal Implants Market, By Product Type (Fusion Implant Devices (Cervical Fusion (Anterior Cervical Fusion, Posterior Cervical Fusion), Thoraco-Lumbar Fusion (Anterior Thoraco-Lumbar Fusion, Posterior Thoraco-Lumbar Fusion, Interbody Thoraco-Lumbar Fusion)), Non-Fusion Implant Devices (Dynamic Stabilization Devices, Artificial Discs, Annulus Repair Devices, Nuclear Disc Prostheses), VCF Treatment Devices (Baloon Kyphoplasty Devices, Verteboplasty Devices)), By End-User (Hospitals, Spinal Surgery Centers, Orthopedic Clinics, Others), By Country (U.S.

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Jurors in Texas awarded six California plaintiffs $1.041 billion in a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, DePuy Orthopaedic, over defective hip implants. It's another ignominious defeat for J&J, who've been hit with six of the seven largest jury awards this year, according to the American Bar Association. It's also another in a long line of lawsuit losses for J&J and DePuy over their hip implants, which plaintiffs allege cause tissue death, bone erosion, and other injuries. Not So Hip The most recent jury verdict, which concerns DePuy's Pinnacle hip implants, is comprised of $32 million in compensatory damages, and the rest in punitive damages.

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NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global biological implant market is anticipated to reach USD 9.8 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Biological implant market is driven by rise in adoption of grafts and organ substitutes for reconstructive surgeries for various clinical applications such as cardiovascular, orthopedic and other soft tissue repair. The main challenge associated with the use of these products is to incorporate such a material that can specifically adapt to the biology of the surrounding environment in order to accelerate regeneration and repair. To overcome this challenge, research endeavors are carried out in order to develop such devices from biological source thus affecting industrial growth in the coming years.

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Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/05/2016 -- Interspinous spacers sometimes also called as Interspinous process decompression systems, are the devices implanted between vertebral spinous processes. These spacers are made up of a very strong but lightweight metal (titanium) which is biocompatible in the human body. These devices are imbedded in body to confine painful motion else enabling normal motion and to treat lumbar spinal stenosis, discogenic low-back pain, facet syndrome, disc herniations, and non-traumatic instability. Lumbar spinal stenosis is a thinning of the spinal canal in the lower back which causes compression on nerves and it is developed gradually with age.

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Dental Crown and Bridges Market: Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2015 – 2021 This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire Sarasota, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/05/2016 -- Crowns and bridges are a treatment through which teeth conditions are repaired. In crown treatment, new teeth are implanted on the decaying or damaged tooth. In bridges treatment, a gap between teeth is filled by implanting a specific number of teeth in the gaps. The crowns and bridges are fixed onto existing teeth and can only be removed by a professional. These devices are usually made from the ceramic material but sometimes gold, silver or acrylic can also be used.

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LONDON – Scientists are taking the battle to prevent HIV to the next level with large-scale trials set to start using injections to protect vulnerable groups such as gay men and women in Africa for at least two months. Further down the road, the hope is to produce matchstick-sized implants containing slow-release drugs - similar to existing under-the-skin contraceptive devices - that could offer year-long protection. Companies with drugs involved include GlaxoSmithKline, Gilead Sciences and Merck. The initiatives build on the success of Gilead's once-daily pill Truvada, which has proved remarkably effective at stopping HIV infection during sex.More on this.

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Dallas, TX -- (ReleaseWire) -- 11/29/2016 --The global spinal implants and spinal devices market is expected to reach over USD 19.54 billion by 2024 according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The key drivers of the market include the rising number of spinal injuries, increasing trend in the adoption of sedentary lifestyles, postural defects stemming from bad posture habits at work and while driving, and a large number of people suffering from obesity. In addition to the above, the introduction of the image-based spinal navigation technology, the evolution of titanium biologics, and the ongoing research on the genetically modified bone morphogenetic proteins are also expected to positively reinforce the market growth.

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