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Latest press and releases on orthopaedic products, devices, implants and services.

Here are five takeaways: 1. Asia is expected to witness a rapid growth due to an increasing population, rising awareness of technologies and increasing per capita income of hospitals. 2. The slowdown of the economies in European countries will also drive the Asian market. 3. Aging populations and government initiatives in numerous countries are driving this market globally. 4. Startup costs and complex machines are obstacles to the growth of the spine surgery devices market. 5. Alphatec Spine, DePuy Spine, Medtronic, Stryker, Smith & Nephew, Orthovita and Zimmer Spine lead the market. More articles on devices:

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Over the past several years I have been commenting about the incredible number of metal on metal hip implant replacement failures. The epidemic of premature metal on metal hip implant failure continues surge at an alarming rate. According to experts, all metal on metal hips will eventually fail prematurely, it is not a question of if but when. Hip replacement surgery (hip arthroplasty) has helped millions of people overcome painful degenerative arthritis, hip fractures and improve their mobility. Unfortunately, hip metal implants are not risk free or without side effect complications. Many hip implant patients have suffered premature implant failure and other serious complications associated with their hip replacement.

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French orthopedic implant company Implanet said Wednesday it won expanded FDA 510(k) clearance for its Jazz spinal implant allowing it to be used with other posterior thoraco-lumbar fixation systems. The Jazz implant is intended to provide temporary stabilization as a bone anchor during bone fusions and to aid in the repair of bone fractures.  The device is cleared for spinal trauma surgeries, spinal reconstructive surgeries and spinal degenerative surgeries, according to its website. “We had been eagerly awaiting this latest clearance, which represents a major milestone in our development. Surgeons may now utilize their posterior fixation system of choice when incorporating Jazz into their hybrid constructs.

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Here are five things to know: 1. The company will present its two new ViewSite TC model devices. 2. The devices were designed much smaller in size to adapt to surgeons needs to perform less invasive surgery while still using endoscopes. 3. The smallness also allows surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgery in areas where existing retractors prove too invasive. 4. Vycor plans to put the devices on the market in the fourth quarter of 2015. 5. The company will also present its prototype of a set of four VBAS devices intended to be used with Image Guided Systems.

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Exclusive Unyvero distribution agreement with Beijing Clear Biotech Co., Ltd. for Mainland China, Hong Kong and TaiwanClinical trials for CFDA regulatory approval in preparation HOLZGERLINGEN, Germany, Sept. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Curetis AG, a developer of next-level molecular diagnostic solutions, today announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement (the "Agreement") for China, Hong Kong and Taiwan (collectively "Greater China") with Beijing Clear Biotech Co. Ltd. The Agreement, effective from September 25, 2015, comprises the Unyvero Systems and P55 and i60 ITI Application Cartridges. Based in Beijing and founded in 2001, Beijing Clear Biotech is an experienced and prominent distributor of prime medical technology brands throughout Greater China.

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Nexxt Spine, LLC, a medical device company focused on designing, manufacturing and distributing innovative spinal solutions to meet the evolving needs of surgeons and health care institutions, today announced recent additions to the company’s strategic sales personnel to strengthen sales and further position the company for long term growth. Bill Del Russo was appointed to Vice President of Sales, George Sims was named as the Central Sales Director and Mark Medina as the Western Sales Director. “As part of our recent growth, we’re moving very quickly to put experienced team members in key roles across sales and business development to ensure we continue providing the most effective and innovative spine programs for our growing surgeon base,” said Andy Elsbury, President of Nexxt Spine.

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Arsenal CBx™ to Enter Full Commercial Launch by Year-end Featured at NASS Booth #1147 CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a global provider of spinal fusion technologies, announced today that the Company’s Arsenal Cortical Bone Fixation system, Arsenal CBx, has successfully been used in over fifty patients during its limited market release, which began in the second quarter of 2015.   The Arsenal CBx system provides surgeons with an alternative procedure to traditional pedicle screw placement, by utilizing a midline approach and cortical bone trajectory to achieve maximum fixation through a less-invasive procedure.

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Tweet Zacksupgraded shares of Exactech (NASDAQ:EXAC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Monday morning, Market Beat Ratings reports. According to Zacks, “Exactech, Inc. develops, manufactures, markets and distributes and sells orthopedic implant devices, related surgical instrumentation and biologic services to hospitals and physicians in the United States and internationally. Its principal products include its knee and hip replacement systems. Exactech, Inc. is headquartered in Gainesville, Florida. “ In other news, SVP Bruce E.

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LONDON, Sept. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Sports Medicine Market is accounted $31.5 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach $53.6 billion in 2022 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 6.8%. Sports medicine is about preventing and treating the athletes and any other people indulged in physical activities from injuries. The Sports Medicine market is the sub set of the orthopedic market. Some of the key factors driving the market are increasing number of cases of sports injuries, gaining popularity of western sports and growing economies to raise the budget allotment for sports. Whereas factors such as lack of trained professionals and cost of certain products are likely to restraint the market growth.

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Boston, MA, September 17, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Orthopedic Devices Global Market worth $53.3 Billion By 2021. IQ4I Research & Consultancy published a new report on “Orthopedic Devices Global Market – Forecast To 2021” that analyzes and studies the major market drivers & Opportunities, Restraints & Threats in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. IQ4I’s Report Contains 101 market data tables and 34 figures spread through 335 pages and an exhaustive TOC on “Orthopedic Devices Global Market [TYPE (Anatomical location {Elbow, Knee, Hip, Shoulder, Spine, Foot and Ankle, Craniomaxillofacial & Other Extremities}, Consumables (Anchors {Metallic & Suture}, Staples) and Trauma fixation {Internal & External}); APPLICATION (Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, Total Shoulder Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgeries, Spine Surgery, Ankle Replacement and Others); END-USERS (Hospitals & Private Orthopedic Clinics); REGION (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World)]

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