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Orthopedic Happenings: Rodrigo Diaz, MD Medical Director, DePuy Synthes Discusses the Innovation Behind DYNACORD Suture

Recently Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, through the DePuy Synthes franchise, announced the U.S. launch of DYNACORD Suture on HEALIX ADVANCE Anchors to repair soft tissue, such as the rotator cuff (shoulder). The new announcement prompted Medical Device News Magazine to interview Rodrigo Diaz, MD Medical Director for DePuy Synthes. Dr. Diaz elaborated on the innovation of DYNACORD Suture.

Trans Carotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) Presentations and Data at the Annual Society for Vascular Surgery Meeting Makes POSITIVE Impact

Medical Device News Magazine interviewed two leading Vascular Surgeons who presented compelling talks on Trans Carotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Vascular Surgery Meeting held June 20 – 23, 2018 in Boston, MA.

NICE UK Document Criminalizes EVAR in AAA: Study to be Published November 2018

Interview by Medical Device News Magazine

Two experts in Vascular Surgery render their thoughts.

Cagent Vascular

Raises $11.87M to Fund the Growth and Expansion of the Serranator Family of Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty Serration Balloon Catheters

7/12/18: “The breadth and diversity of the investor base reflects an understanding of the value proposition that this technology delivers,” stated CEO, Carol A. Burns.

Ceterix Orthopedics

Awarded New Patent for Circumferential Suturing Method in Meniscus Repair

“Whether you are setting a broken bone or suturing a laceration, injuries heal best when the tissue edges are perfectly lined up and repaired without gaps,” says Dr. Justin Saliman, founder and chief medical officer of Ceterix. “For the first time, orthopaedic surgeons can now apply this principle to meniscus tears with NovoStitch® Meniscal Repair Systems. We believe that by enabling simultaneous compression of the femoral and tibial sides of meniscus tears, the Ceterix technology can provide surgeons with greater confidence to repair tears that would have previously been considered non-repairable.”

California University of Science and Medicine, School of Medicine

New Medical School Opens Doors to First Class in California

7/13/18: CUSM students will participate in a "White Coat Ceremony" on July 22 to mark the beginning of their medical careers as they take their Hippocratic Oath.

Medtronic

Wins Expanded Indication for SelectSecure(TM) MRI SureScan(TM) Pacing Lead for His Bundle Site Stimulation

7/12/14: "There is growing interest among some physicians in His-bundle pacing as an alternative to right ventricular pacing, and we are pleased to offer the SelectSecure MRI lead for those who would like the option of this pacing approach for appropriate patients," said Rob Kowal, M.D., Ph.D., vice president and chief medical officer of the Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure division, which is part of the Cardiac and Vascular Group at Medtronic.

TempTraq

TempTraq Vies to Become the New Standard-of-Care for Monitoring Patient Body Temperature in Hospitals

7/13/18: The PAC is an invasive form of body temperature monitoring; however, TempTraq is a small, non-invasive patch placed on the underarm skin of patients to continuously measure axillary body temperature for up to 72 hours.

AziyoBiologics

Aziyo Partners with SurGenTec for Minimally Invasive Bone Graft Delivery. ViBone viable bone matrix in GraftGun to be marketed for minimally invasive spine and orthopedic surgery

7/13/18: “As we continue to grow our portfolio of proprietary orthopedic surgery products, innovative partnerships like this allow us to expand the reach of our product marketing and distribution in a very rapid and efficient way,” said Darryl Roberts, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and General Manager, Musculoskeletal Products. “The GraftGun system is an optimal device to deliver ViBone, enabling a next generation viable bone graft to be easily delivered and used in challenging surgeries.”

MORE BREAKING NEWS

Kypha Acquires Biosensia

7/13/18: "The proprietary technologies and core competencies of each company are perfectly synergistic. Blending them enhances and accelerates the delivery of our products to health care practitioners, researchers and pharmaceutical companies seeking to more precisely assess and monitor immune status dynamics. The addition of Biosensia's EU-based ISO-certified facilities and deeply experienced core team allows us to bring product development, quality control and test manufacturing in house and continue to provide contract assay development and manufacturing services to Biosensia clients around the world," according to Chad Stiening, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Kypha.

Aziyo Partners with SurGenTec for Minimally Invasive Bone Graft Delivery

7/13/18: “As we continue to grow our portfolio of proprietary orthopedic surgery products, innovative partnerships like this allow us to expand the reach of our product marketing and distribution in a very rapid and efficient way,” said Darryl Roberts, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and General Manager, Musculoskeletal Products. “The GraftGun system is an optimal device to deliver ViBone, enabling a next generation viable bone graft to be easily delivered and used in challenging surgeries.”

TempTraq Vies to Become the New Standard-of-Care for Monitoring Patient Body Temperature in Hospitals

7/13/18: The PAC is an invasive form of body temperature monitoring; however, TempTraq is a small, non-invasive patch placed on the underarm skin of patients to continuously measure axillary body temperature for up to 72 hours.

New Medical School Opens Doors to First Class in California

7/13/18: CUSM students will participate in a "White Coat Ceremony" on July 22 to mark the beginning of their medical careers as they take their Hippocratic Oath.

Ceterix Orthopaedics Awarded New Patent for Circumferential Suturing Method in Meniscus Repair

7/12/18: “Whether you are setting a broken bone or suturing a laceration, injuries heal best when the tissue edges are perfectly lined up and repaired without gaps,” says Dr. Justin Saliman, founder and chief medical officer of Ceterix. “For the first time, orthopaedic surgeons can now apply this principle to meniscus tears with NovoStitch® Meniscal Repair Systems. We believe that by enabling simultaneous compression of the femoral and tibial sides of meniscus tears, the Ceterix technology can provide surgeons with greater confidence to repair tears that would have previously been considered non-repairable.”

Medtronic Wins Expanded Indication for SelectSecure(TM) MRI SureScan(TM) Pacing Lead for His Bundle Site Stimulation

7/12/14: "There is growing interest among some physicians in His-bundle pacing as an alternative to right ventricular pacing, and we are pleased to offer the SelectSecure MRI lead for those who would like the option of this pacing approach for appropriate patients," said Rob Kowal, M.D., Ph.D., vice president and chief medical officer of the Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure division, which is part of the Cardiac and Vascular Group at Medtronic.

Cagent Vascular Raises $11.87M to Fund the Growth and Expansion of the Serranator Family of Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty Serration Balloon Catheters

7/12/18: “The breadth and diversity of the investor base reflects an understanding of the value proposition that this technology delivers,” stated CEO, Carol A. Burns.

Less-Invasive Heart Pump Implant Procedure Receives FDA Approval

7/11/18: "The thoracotomy approach showed significant improvements in patients' quality of life and functional capacity, supported by strong safety and effectiveness data from the study," said David Steinhaus, M.D., vice president and general manager of the Heart Failure business, which is part of the Cardiac and Vascular Group at Medtronic. "Further, the added flexibility for implant approach offers a unique advantage of the HVAD System."

CardioFocus® Announces Full Commerical Launch of HeartLight® System in Japan

7/11/18: The commercial launch follows the country-wide reimbursement approval under Japan's National Health Insurance granted this month and the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare regulatory approval received in July 2017.

Fujifilm Imaging Solutions Has Been Selected to Participate in Vizient® Preferred Pediatric Program

7/11/18: “Fujifilm DR solutions are engineered to provide gentle dose without sacrificing image quality and even assist in infection controls with an exclusive antibacterial coating – making them ideal for imaging pediatric patients,” said Robert Fabrizio, Director of Strategic Marketing, Digital Radiography and Women’s Health, FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. “We are honored to participate in the Vizient Preferred Pediatric Program. We look forward to working with Vizient members to provide imaging solutions that help enhance safety in pediatric imaging.”

Centers of Excellence to Streamline Technological and Service Advancements for Imaging Devices Unveiled by Innovatus Imaging

7/10/18: “By organizing our talent around business lines, we can streamline operations and pass the efficiencies and savings on to providers, ultimately allowing them to better serve the diverse needs of patients,” Mr. Wulf said. “It’s all part of a bigger picture to improve health care processes and access for all parties involved.”

Chronic Care Management is Helping Patients and Providers Achieve Low Hospitalization and Readmission Rates By Leveraging Evidence-Based Medicine

7/10/12: Dr. William Mills, President and CEO of Chronic Care Management, Inc. said, "We are pleased to be the first chronic care management patient and practice support organization to publicly release clinical and utilization outcomes for our managed population. Reporting of outcomes drives transparency and illustrates the value of evidence-based attention to ‘in-between visit care."

Medicrea Partners with Leading National Spine Distributor to Launch Australian Subsidiary

7/10/18: The Company has signed a joint-venture agreement with the Spine division of National Surgical Pty Ltd (“National Surgical”) to introduce the Group’s innovative products and patient-specific technologies in Australia and New Zealand. Other divisions of the National Surgical Businesses will remain unchanged.

Visura Technologies Receives FDA Clearance for the TEE Camera Assist Device System

7/10/18: TEECAD’s single-use disposable camera easily attaches to a transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) ultrasound probe allowing physicians to view the upper airway and esophagus during probe placement for safe intubation.

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