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Orthopaedics

Provider of additive manufacturing industry analysis, SmarTech Publishing, has published a report on the additives orthopaedics industry. more

1 Jun 2017 15:10 News

A UK supplier to the medtech industry is making waves in the Chinese orthopaedic sector with a biomaterial designed for implants. more

25 May 2017 09:00 News

Hoan Tran, Kuraray America, explains how safety and performance lead the way for use of thermoplastic elastomers in the medical industry more

8 Nov 2016 12:00 News

A boom in exercise is also leading to a rise in orthopaedic procedures. Lu Rahman looks at the sector and an exciting development for those experience leg-lengthening discrepancy more

19 Feb 2016 16:03 Opinion

Medical device will make bone-lengthening process easier for children more

26 Nov 2015 11:27 News

Smith & Nephew is to acquire Blue Belt Holdings, a company who creates orthopaedic robotics, for £180 million ($275 million) more

5 Nov 2015 16:52 News

A six-year-old boy suffering from brittle bone disease can stand again as a result of surgery using 3D technology more

8 Sep 2015 12:02 News

UK-based Metaphysis, is looking at the Indian market for its advanced technology in bone healing and problems associated with long bone fractures more

20 Aug 2015 09:00 News

Jossi Orthopaedics of Switzerland has selected a CAM package (hyperMILL) from Open Mind Technologies. more

8 Jun 2015 12:06 Technology

Although the macroeconomic environment is significantly affecting procedural volumes in the mature orthopedic implant market, adoption in emerging regions will spur revenue in the coming years. more

17 Dec 2014 12:17 News

Second sight: Zimmer Holdings is to buy rival orthopaedic products maker Biomet for more than $13 billion, making it the second largest seller of orthopaedics products behind Johnson & Johnson. more

7 May 2014 21:13 News

High fibre: Dyneema Purity fibres from DSM, will replace stainless steel in a device for trauma treatment more

27 Mar 2014 10:19 News

Joint effort: More than two in every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint. more

17 Mar 2014 13:47 News

As politicians debate the future regulation of the medical device market, two leading orthopaedic surgeons explain the thinking behind a voluntary UK initiative which goes beyond normal regulatory approvals for monitoring hip and knee replacements. more

12 Dec 2013 11:28 , Opinion

PEEK OPTIMA HA

Source: Invibio Biomaterial Solutions.

Invibio Biomaterial Solutions has launched a new PEEK-based implantable biomaterial containing hydroxapatite, designed for superior bone apposition. more

10 Sep 2013 11:40 Technology

Technical presentation to highlight high-performance medical polymers for implantable and non-implantable applications. more

6 Sep 2013 09:10 News

LC Ligament

Source: Soft Tissue Regeneration.

Soft Tissue Regeneration, an early-stage orthopaedic device company, has announced it has received a US patent for its L-C Ligament trademarked resorbable scaffold for the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee. more

14 Aug 2013 16:30 News

Zimmer Knee Replacement.

Source: Zimmer.

Zimmer expands portfolio of foot and ankle, hand and wrist technologies through addition of innovative small bone specialty company. more

18 Jul 2013 08:00 News

DePuy Hip Implant

Source: www.depuy-recall-hip.com.

US manufacturer of orthopaedic devices DePuy Orthopaedics will discontinue global sales of two brands of hip implant systems—the Ultamet metal-on-metal articulation device and the Complete brand of ceramic-on-metal acetabular hip system. more

24 Jun 2013 08:00 News

Health economists Dr Charlotte Davies and Dr Paula Lorgelly explain how their research into procurement practices among UK publicly funded hospitals indicates that two suppliers of hip prostheses are calling the shots. more

3 Apr 2013 15:11 News