December 2016 | Volume 2
Surgeon Revisits Predictions: Orthobiologics, Payors and ASCs
In 2014, Robert S. Bray, Jr., M.D. gave a five-year outlook during his OMTEC keynote. Today, he weighs in on how his predictions are holding up at the halfway point.
Stem Cells Engineered to Regrow Cartilage
Scientists have programed stem cells to grow cartilage on a 3D woven scaffold shaped like a femoral head. These results could yield an alternative to hip replacement for arthritis patients.
November's Orthopaedic-related 510(k)s
Each month, ORTHOWORLD examines updates to FDA's 510(k) database and highlights those products deemed strategic (a company's first 510(k) clearance, a first clearance in a segment new to the company, etc.).
From the archives:
Harvesting Engineers' Ideas Through Invention Disclosure
What is the harvesting effort? It is an internal process usually performed jointly with
legal and R&D departments,
in which organic ideas are hatched to meet clinical/marketplace needs.
From the archives:
4 Questions to Answer Before Outsourcing
Before you send the RFQ, make sure that you know
you are outsourcing
you are outsourcing and complete all of your due diligence.
Save the Dates!
June 13-15 | Chicago
Autocam Medical's Suzhou, China Facility Registered to ISO 13485:2016
Amplitude Surgical Acquires 50% Stake in SOFAB Orthopedie
GE Concludes Offers for Arcam, Concept Laser
OrthoMend Acquires License to Absorbable Bone Fixation, Repair Technologies
MinInvasive Update: New Financing, Strategic Partnership with MicroPort Scientific
10th Anniversary of OMNIlife APEX Knee
FDA Approves Vericel's MACI for Treatment of Adult Symptomatic Knee Cartilage Defects
Jury Finds in Favor of Arthrex vs. Smith & Nephew
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