Category: ImplantsSyndicate content

Implants

Jury deliberations begin in first trial over DePuy's Pinnacle hips

October 22, 2014 by MassDevice

A jury begins deliberations in the 1st trial over DePuy Orthopaedics' Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implant.

Jury deliberations begin in first trial over DePuy's Pinnacle hips

Medtronic's new line of spinal implants drops

October 20, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A new line of spinal implants from Medtronic makes its debut on the global stage.

Medtronic's new line of spinal implants drops worldwide

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said it's introduced a new line of spinal implants made of a titanium-plastic combination for interbody fusion procedures.

St. Jude chases MRI-friendly labeling for its CRM devices

September 22, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

St. Jude Medical lands European approval to market its Tendril STS and IsoFlex Optim leads as safe for MRI scanning, adding that the company's just getting started on a larger MRI-safe campaign.

E.U. regulators dub St. Jude's Tendril STS, IsoFlex Optim leads safe with MRI

Get the complete picture with a MassDevice Plus membership. Registered users can login here.

Study: CardioMEMs implanted heart monitor safe for renal failure patients

September 16, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

New data from CardioMEMs CHAMPION clinical trial shows that the company's implanted pulmonary artery pressure monitor helps reduce heart failure hospitalizations without compromising kidney function in patients with renal failure.

Study: CardioMEMS' implanted sensor safe for renal failure patients

St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) subsidiary CardioMEMs touted new study results this week showing that its implanted heart monitor is safe and effective in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Get the complete picture with a MassDevice Plus membership. Registered users can login here.

Joints: Researchers warn on limited benefits, earlier failure rates in new implants

September 12, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

New generations of hip and knee replacement implants offer little in terms of safety and durability compared with their older counterparts, according to a study published this week in The BMJ.

Joints: Researchers warn on limited benefits and earlier failure rates in new implants

A meta-analysis of new generations of knee and hip replacement devices could bode ill for orthopedics makers.

In a study published this week in The BMJ, researchers warned that many innovative new implants may actually have worse durability and safety profiles than their predecessors.

Titan Spine's new warranties cover revision surgery for spinal implants

September 8, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Titan Spine offers patients a 1-time free replacement should they need revision for an implant from the Endoskeleton line of interbody fusion devices.

Titan Spine's new warrantees cover revision surgery for spinal implants

Titan Spine announced this week that it's offering a new series of warranties for its Endoskeleton line of interbody spinal fusion implants, promising a 1-time free revision surgery within 5 years.

Get the complete picture with a MassDevice Plus membership. Registered users can login here.

Built on an AdaptiveTheme using Drupal by Michael Knapp  mknapp