M&A Spine Surgery

Medtronic to buy out Medicrea, seeking spinal surgery boost

Released on July 15, 2020

Dive Brief: Medtronic announced Wednesday it intends to acquire French spinal surgery technology company Medicrea through an all-cash tender offer. The deal […]

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Orthopedic Robotics Surgery

S+N Launches CORI Surgical Robotics Platform

Released on July 14, 2020

Smith + Nephew (S+N) is heating up the surgical robotics space by launching a new handheld robotics platform. CORI is a […]

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery

ulrich medical announces US release of the Momentum posterior spinal fixation system

Released on July 14, 2020

ulrich medical USA has announced the US nationwide commercial release of the Momentum posterior spinal fixation system. The new Momentum rod-screw […]

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MedTech Orthopedic Surgery

Is the Bounce-Back in Orthopedic Surgery Volumes Sustainable as COVID-19 Cases Surge?

Released on July 13, 2020

Industry stakeholders continue to pay close attention to procedure volumes — particularly orthopedic surgery — as COVID-19 continues to rage in many parts of […]

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Cardiology Surgery

Medtronic LINQ II Insertable Cardiac Monitor Cleared in U.S.

Released on July 13, 2020

Medtronic landed FDA clearance for its LINQ II insertable cardiac monitor that’s indicated for the detection and classification of cardiac arrhythmias […]

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Healthcare MedTech Surgery

Amid surge, hospitals hesitate to cancel non-emergency surgeries

Released on July 10, 2020

Three months ago, the nation watched as COVID-19 patients overwhelmed New York City’s intensive care units, forcing some of its hospitals […]

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Diagnostics Robotics Surgery

Synaptive Medical appoints new CEO

Released on July 9, 2020

Synaptive Medical this week said it appointed Marc Buntaine as CEO. Buntaine has more than 25 years of experience in the […]

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Study provides insight into adult cervical deformity surgery complications

Released on July 8, 2020

Findings of a multicentre, prospective study conducted through the International Spine Study Group (ISSG) and presented at the 27th Annual Meeting […]

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Robotics Surgery Telehealth

Telerobotic Surgery: What Will It Take to Enable Widespread Adoption?

Released on July 6, 2020

As we continue to fight SARS-CoV-2, physicians have adopted virtual visits as way to provide care while keeping both doctor and […]

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Cardiology FDA Approved Surgery

Abbott’s Gallant Heart Rhythm Implants FDA Approved

Released on July 6, 2020

Abbott won FDA approval for its Gallant implantable cardioverter defibrillator and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator devices. Cleared in Europe earlier this […]

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FDA Cleared Spine Surgery

Spinal Elements receives US FDA approval for Sapphire X device

Released on July 6, 2020

Spinal Elements has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Sapphire X device for anterior cervical fixation. Sapphire […]

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FDA Cleared Spine Surgery

FDA Clears Spinal Elements’s Anterior Cervical Fixation System

Released on July 2, 2020

Spinal Elements has obtained a nod from FDA for its Sapphire X for anterior cervical fixation. The technology is the newest […]

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