Orthopedic Research

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On Bended (Robotic?) Knee

The MAKO robotic partial knee resurfacing technology has been FDA approved since 2005 and the first procedure was performed in 2006. The current MAKO RIO system which is a physician-guided robotic sys...

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Purchasing Insight: Bone-graft Substitutes

Driven by an aging population and an expanding pool of younger patients, bone-graft substitutes are a $2.5 billion market, which should continue to rise as a result of minimally invasive procedure...

LeAnne Smith
LeAnne Smith
Consumables Analyst
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OrthoSpace Announces Funding for Biodegradable Orthopedic Balloon

OrthoSpace, an orthopedic manufacturer out of Israel, has announced a successful round of funding for its InSpace biodegradable orthopedic balloon. HealthpointCapital led the funding, and other invest...

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Feeling Dis-jointed by all the Changes?

We have written previously about the large number of acquisitions occurring in healthcare– most recently in the cardiovascular space. However, the orthopedic market is no stranger to acquisitions and ...

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Buyline Analyst Insight: Orthopedic Robots

Robotic surgery is a hot topic in healthcare. There is no doubt that robotic surgery has transformed the way orthopedic procedures are performed. But what is all the hype about?

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High-Quality Bedside Images Now Possible Without a Grid

Of the estimated 68 million chest X-rays performed annually, many are done at the bedside with portable X-ray units. Historically, grids have been used with these X-ray exams to reduce the scatter eff...

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Conmed Introduces IM-8000 2DHD Platform and Hall 50 Surgical Power Instruments

Conmed launched several new products this year including the IM-8000 2DHD Platform and the Hall 50 surgical power instruments which updates previous version systems with new features. IM-8000 2DHD ...

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Knee Replacement

The focus in the knee arthroplasty market is shifting toward personalized instrumentation, minimally invasive approaches, robotic assistance and implants designed for specific genders. Types of knee r...

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Hip Implants

Pricing for hip implants shown below includes all components, such as cemented and non-cemented, ceramic and non-ceramic. In the last couple of years, some of the focus has shifted to more personalize...

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Leveraging Technology: Using Big Data to Make Better Purchasing Decisions in the Orthopedic Service Line

Becker's Hospital Review interviewed MD Buyline's David Rodriguez, vice president of marketing and solutions management on how value analysis teams and orthopedic service line leaders can benefit from...

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Becker's: Financial Considerations for Soft Tissue Robotics

The use of robotics has gained popularity in recent years partly due to its minimally invasive surgery capabilities and potential for improved outcomes. From 2005 to 2012, the use of robotics in the U...

James Laskaris, EE, BME
James Laskaris, EE, BME
Emerging Technology Analyst
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