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DePuy Synthes EMEA showcases minimally invasive spine system designed to improve intraoperative efficiencies

At this year’s EUROSPINE congress, DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, unveiled the VIPER PRIME™ System [1], an innovative Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) pedicle screw

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Qspine launches single-use, illuminated retractor system

QSpine, an independent British manufacturer, launched the SURE™ Single Use Retractor at NASS 2017. The SURE System (patent pending) offers the surgeon a radiolucent, modular, single use retractor, which efficiently

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Stryker to acquire French medical device company VEXIM

Stryker Corporation has announced that it has acquired control of VEXIM, a French medical device company listed on the Euronext Growth stock exchange in France. VEXIM, headquartered in Balma, France,

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Locate Therapeutics receives Biomedical Catalyst Primer Award to develop personalised cell therapies for compromised patient populations

Locate Therapeutics, a UK regenerative medicine company, recently announced that it has received a Biomedical Catalyst Primer Award for a potentially breakthrough personalised cell therapy development project.   Called CellFuse,

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SpineGuard and Zavation announce first 20 cases in USA with single-step insertion of DSG ‘smart screw’

SpineGuard, a company that develops and markets disposable medical devices to make spine surgery safer, recently announced the first cases in the USA using the one-step-insertion of pedicle “smart screws”

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Scopis introduce the first mixed-reality surgical holographic navigation platform for open and minimally invasive spine surgery

Scopis, a company specialising in surgical navigation and medical augmented and mixed-reality technologies, have launched the Holographic Navigation Platform for use in surgery. Scopis developed this platform to offer greater

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Spinal Elements announces initial procedures with Lucent XP Expandable interbody implant

US company Spinal Elements announced that the first procedures with its Lucent XP expandable interbody implant have been successfully completed. The Lucent XP System is an interbody device that can

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Scotland’s first integrated spinal clinic opens, as research reveals three in four Scots suffer from back pain

Scotland’s first integrated specialist spinal clinic opened its doors earlier this year, as research from Nuffield Health reveals that over a quarter of adults in Scotland who suffer from back

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Philips announces new augmented-reality surgical navigation technology designed for image-guided spine, cranial and trauma surgery

Royal Philips, a provider in integrated image-guided therapy solutions, has announced the development of an industry-first augmented-reality surgical navigation technology that is designed to help surgeons perform image-guided open and minimally-invasive

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SIRAKOSS granted two patents for bone graft technologies

SIRAKOSS Ltd, a medical device company based in Aberdeen, has announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted two patents for its bone graft technologies. The company’s