Orthopedics http://medicaldesign.com/taxonomy/term/7410/more en Innovation from Orthopedics to Sports Medicine http://medicaldesign.com/materials/innovation-orthopedics-sports-medicine <div class="field-byline"> Joyce Laird </div> <div class="field-deck"> Jerome Canady, Founder of US Medical Innovations, and Mark A. Cleveland, CEO of Swiftwick, discuss their very different, but equally important, products. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Canady Hybrid Plasma™ Scalpel (“CHPS”), the first smart multifunctional hybrid plasma device in the world, can control plasma for surgery; for killing tumors, for killing cancer. Swiftwick is a new take on the prosthetic leg that required developing a whole new technology, from the material in the liner sock to discovering manufacturing machinery adjustments that could produce the end product. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/materials/innovation-orthopedics-sports-medicine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/materials/innovation-orthopedics-sports-medicine#comments Materials Orthopedics Products Electronics Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:51:00 +0000 13511 at http://medicaldesign.com Courtesy of US Medical Innovations, LLC Tegra Names New Sales and Marketing V.P. http://medicaldesign.com/business/tegra-names-new-sales-and-marketing-vp-0 <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Lee Crowe joins Tegra Medical as Vice President of Sales. Crowe previously held positions at Swiss-Tech, LLC and Symmetry Medical. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/business/tegra-names-new-sales-and-marketing-vp-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/business/tegra-names-new-sales-and-marketing-vp-0#comments Orthopedics Business Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:28:00 +0000 11721 at http://medicaldesign.com Orficast Adds Comfort and Flexibility to Splints http://medicaldesign.com/products/orficast-adds-comfort-and-flexibility-splints <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Orfit Industries America has launched Orficast, a moldable thermoplastic for finger and thumb splints, as well as supportive bandage wraps. The self-adhesive is created from thermoplastic...</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/products/orficast-adds-comfort-and-flexibility-splints" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/products/orficast-adds-comfort-and-flexibility-splints#comments Materials Orthopedics Products Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:16:00 +0000 11521 at http://medicaldesign.com Courtesy of Orfit Stem-cell research reaches for the stars http://medicaldesign.com/news/stem-cell-research-reaches-stars <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>NASA and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) have given the go-ahead for space-based stem-cell research on the International Space Station (ISS). </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/news/stem-cell-research-reaches-stars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/news/stem-cell-research-reaches-stars#comments Orthopedics Technologies News Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:12:00 +0000 10941 at http://medicaldesign.com <p>Testing on the International Space Station could potentially translate to remedies here on Earth.</p> Orthopedic innovations are rockin' the joints http://medicaldesign.com/orthopedics/orthopedic-innovations-are-rockin-joints <div class="field-byline"> JOYCE LAIRD, Contributing Editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> Advanced materials, implant designs, and ‘smart’ surgical aids are moving orthopedics forward fast. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> <a href="/site-files/medicaldesign.com/files/uploads/2013/10/attune-knee-DePuy-MAIN.jpg">O</a>rthopedics covers a wider technology range than ever before. New materials are improving outcomes while some implant designs are tapping into consumer electronic technologies. There are also external devices that hold off the need for total joint replacement. This article will take a look at some of the latest and greatest development in each of these areas.</p></div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/orthopedics/orthopedic-innovations-are-rockin-joints" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/orthopedics/orthopedic-innovations-are-rockin-joints#comments Orthopedics Tue, 08 Oct 2013 02:08:00 +0000 10021 at http://medicaldesign.com PSI shoulder system gains FDA clearance http://medicaldesign.com/orthopedics/psi-shoulder-system-gains-fda-clearance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> <a href="http://www.zimmer.com" target="_blank">Zimmer</a> has received 510(k) clearance from the to market the Zimmer Patient Specific Instruments or PSI Shoulder system to complement its Trabecular Metal Reverse Shoulder system for reverse shoulder arthroplasty or RSA procedures.</p></div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/orthopedics/psi-shoulder-system-gains-fda-clearance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/orthopedics/psi-shoulder-system-gains-fda-clearance#comments Orthopedics News Mon, 26 Aug 2013 20:39:00 +0000 9531 at http://medicaldesign.com Boston Marathon amputees may get financial aid from industry coalition http://medicaldesign.com/blog/boston-marathon-amputees-may-get-financial-aid-industry-coalition <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Human tragedies often bring out the best in people . . . and companies. An amazing example of this reality can be found in the recently announced “Coalition to Run and Walk Again,” an effort that is bringing together orthotic and prosthetic companies to provide assistance to the uninsured and under-insured victims enduring amputations as a result of last month’s Boston Marathon bombing.</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/blog/boston-marathon-amputees-may-get-financial-aid-industry-coalition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/blog/boston-marathon-amputees-may-get-financial-aid-industry-coalition#comments Orthopedics News DoubleTake Mon, 06 May 2013 19:35:00 +0000 8261 at http://medicaldesign.com Medtronic acquires Chinese ortho giant http://medicaldesign.com/business/medtronic-acquires-chinese-ortho-giant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Medtronic Inc has completed its acquisition of China Kanghui Holdings, a provider of orthopedic devices in China. Under the terms of the agreement announced on Sept. 27, 2012, Medtronic will pay approximately $816 million in cash ($30.75 per American depository share). The total value of the transaction, net of Kanghui’s cash, is expected to be approximately $755 million. Kanghui’s shareholders approved the transaction at a meeting of the company’s shareholders held yesterday and all of the other conditions to the completion of the transaction have been satisfied.</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/business/medtronic-acquires-chinese-ortho-giant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/business/medtronic-acquires-chinese-ortho-giant#comments Orthopedics Business News Tue, 06 Nov 2012 16:25:00 +0000 5889 at http://medicaldesign.com DMLS rescues rock climber—with better designed prosthetic foot http://medicaldesign.com/archive/dmls-rescues-rock-climber-better-designed-prosthetic-foot <div class="field-byline"> Chris Hardee, Contributing Technical Writer Edited by: &lt;a href=mailto:&quot;Sherrie.Conroy@penton.com&quot;target=&quot;_new&quot;&gt; Sherrie.Conroy@penton.com &lt;/a&gt; Twitter &lt;a href=&quot;https://twitter.com/#!/search?q=%40SherrieConroy&quot;target=&quot;_new&quot;&gt; @SherrieConroy &lt;/a&gt; </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Using EOS direct metal laser sintering, Morris Technologies developed a prosthetic foot to specifically address the needs of a rock climber.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Using EOS direct metal laser sintering, Morris Technologies developed a prosthetic foot to specifically address the needs of a rock climber.</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/archive/dmls-rescues-rock-climber-better-designed-prosthetic-foot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/archive/dmls-rescues-rock-climber-better-designed-prosthetic-foot#comments Orthopedics Archive direct metal laser sintering EOS medicaldesign.com Morris Technologies Mon, 01 Oct 2012 15:58:00 +0000 4470 at http://medicaldesign.com Ortho and spinal reports released http://medicaldesign.com/prototyping/ortho-and-spinal-reports-released <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Research and Markets has announced the addition of the US Market for Orthopedic Braces & Support Devices (Executive Summary) and the US Market for Minimally Invasive Spinal Devices (Executive Summary).</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/prototyping/ortho-and-spinal-reports-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/prototyping/ortho-and-spinal-reports-released#comments Orthopedics Prototyping medicaldesign.com/engineering-prototyping/research-development Research and Markets spinal devices Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:15:00 +0000 5511 at http://medicaldesign.com