February 2019 | Volume 1


The five-year project, which is expected to create 30 jobs, will focus on advancing material science in additive manufacturing, coatings and surface treatments.

The funds will support R&D to advance the product with automation and artificial intelligence technology.

Early bone-forming activity was identified in the first published study that provides a direct histological comparison between the PlasmaporeXP surface and uncoated PEEK.
We profile 10 first-time AAOS exhibitors who hail from China, France, Germany, the U.K., the U.S. and one of the world's smallest countries, San Marino.

The purchase complements Trice's diagnostic technology, the mi-eye™ disposable arthroscopic camera. Together the companies seek to effect efficient, cost-positive solutions through the use of diagnostics, small instruments and minimal use of anesthesia.

M6-C was developed by Spinal Kinetics, which OFIX acquired in 2018. The device received CE Mark approval in 2006 and has been implanted more than 45,000 times since then, outside of the U.S.
We dove into our archives to gather advice from industry success stories. These experts model traits that make a successful businessperson and speak to the power of commitment and persistence. 

Current Concepts in Joint Replacement's success is attributed to Founder and Course Director A. Seth Greenwald, DPhil(Oxon), a scientist and educator who, after a successful career in aeronautics, stumbled into orthopedics and made a lasting mark on the industry.
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Device packaging is an integral part of product commercialization that cannot be underestimated, given its impact on your device long after implementation.
From the Archives:
Martin Roche, M.D., explains how and why successful innovators will focus on bridging the human experience with the industry's technological evolution.

Search orthopaedic suppliers by capability, certification and geographic region. Notice the OMTEC badge for those companies exhibiting in June, and begin to set up your meetings!