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Medical devices industry and trade have been thriving in India with no regulatory control for a very long time despite the demand for these products has been steadily growing over the years. The main beneficiary of this industrial environment continues to be the multinational companies who dominate 80 per cent of the domestic market on their own terms. Although these are life saving products as medicines, the government never thought of bringing any quality monitoring and price control on these products for a long time leading to free marketing of these products at very high prices. The first initiative to bring a control on these products was 6 years ago, when the government classified 14 medical devices like cardiac stents, drug eluting stents, orthopaedic implants, etc.

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MDBR Staff WriterPublished 26 October 2016 Pinnacle Spine Group has introduced its InFill V2 lateral interbody device for use in lumbar spinal fusion surgeries. The new lateral interbody device features single graft chamber and load-bearing surface area, which enables to restore and maintain disc height and facilitates the formation of a fusion column. The V2 lateral implants include an expanded size matrix and wide range of lordotic options. Pinnacle Spine president Zach Sowell said: "Science has shown that in many unilateral posterior lumbar interbody fusion procedures, less than 50 percent of the disc area is actually grafted. "Creating a greater opportunity to fill the biologic void is exactly why we developed the only patented Interbody Fusion System designed to deliver optimized graft-to-endplate contact.

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Here are four key notes: 1. The TiLock Cortical Spinal System provides midline screw placement with a lateral trajectory. 2. The system's tapered, self-drilling component transitions into a corticocancellous thread form for maximum fixation in bone. 3. Additionally, the system's tulip head profile provides for screw placement with nominal bony removal, subduing the risk of adjacent facet encroachment. 4. Genesys Spine will showcase the TiLock Cortical Spinal System at the North American Spine Society annual meeting in Boston on Oct.

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Here are five highlights: 1. A muscle-splitting system, the Katana Lateral System is intended to avoid challenges associated with MIS lateral surgery. 2. With the system, a surgeon utilizes a posterior-forward approach accessing in the plane of the muscle, avoiding muscle entrapment. 3. The system also aims to avoid nerve compression complications. 4. The Katana Lateral System includes implants featuring Spinal Elements' Ti-Bone titanium surface technology, which offers radioulucent properties. This feature allows intraoperative monitoring of implant position and postoperative assessment of fusion progress.

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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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