January 2019 | Volume 1
Awake Spinal Fusion Surgeon Urges Industry to Consider Patient Experience
Alok D. Sharan, M.D., shares how he started performing one-level lumbar spinal fusion while patients are awake and offers product development considerations to OEMs.
LimaCorporate, HSS Co-Found Hospital-Based 3D Printing Facility
This will be the first entity to additively manufacture custom implants in a hospital setting.
Lima will manage the facility, to open by 2020.
Our Most Popular 2018 Content
Insights on robotics, contract manufacturer M&A, companies to watch, product recaps and surgeons' implant material preferences were among the themes of our most-read articles last year.
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Year in Review: Companies New on Our Radar in 2018
Contract Manufacturers Responding to Market Forces are Primed for Growth
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Avalign Technologies Acquired by Linden Capital Partners
EPTAM Plastics Acquires Relius Medical
Meddux Expands into New Facility
Precision ADM: FDA Registered
Croom Precision Medical to Expand Manufacturing Facility
Skills Gap Hampers Manufacturing Growth, Says Tooling U-SME Report
This report details manufacturers' workforce development and training issues, and identifies best practices for strengthening your team.
Histogenics to Suspend Development of NeoCart
FDA recently indicated that an additional clinical
trial would be required to accept a
Biologics License App
lication submission for the tissue-enginee
red implant (
pictured at right)
NuVasive Announces New Organizational Structure
CEO J. Christopher Barry, hired in November, implemented several changes to
executive team to lead the company's next phase of growth and innovation.
Medtronic Completes Acquisition of Mazor Robotics
transaction--a culmination of a relationship that began in 2016--
demonstrates Medtronic's belief in the future of guided spinal procedures.
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