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  1. ZimVie launches new spinal navigation system

    ZimVie has launched the Virage Navigation System, an occipito-cervico-thoracic spinal fixation system with a 360 degree screw for spinal rod alignment. 
  2. Orthofix, SeaSpine strike merger agreement

    Spine and orthopedics company Orthofix has entered into a definitive, all-stock merger of equals agreement with spinal tech company SeaSpine. 
  3. Carlsmed enrolls 1st patients in personalized spine surgery study

    The first patients have been enrolled in a clinical trial evaluating the outcomes of patients who underwent spine surgery with aprevo, Carlsmed's patient-specific spine implant.

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  1. Accelus' flagship spine device surpasses 15K implants

    More than 15,000 of Accelus' FlareHawk multiplanar expandable cages have been implanted in over 11,000 patients in the U.S.
  2. 5 things to know about OrthoArizona

    OrthoArizona has specialized in orthopedic and podiatric procedures since 1994, treating patients across the state. 
  3. Orthopedic device market to hit $59.6B by 2025

    The global market for orthopedic devices is expected to see a 6.3 percent increase from 2021 to 2025, according to market research from Fairfield Consultancy.
  4. OrthoArizona adds 2 surgeons, begins foot and ankle fellowship program

    Phoenix-based OrthoArizona added two new physicians and added the first Foot and Ankle Fellowship program in the area, according to an Oct. 10 press release sent to Becker's. 

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  1. Meet a surgeon building community among Black women in orthopedics

    Shasta Henderson, MD, of Trident Orthopedic Specialists in Charleston, S.C., regularly meets with Black female orthopedic surgeons like herself.
  2. 9 Black female orthopedic surgeons to know

    There are only 50 Black female orthopedic surgeons practicing in the U.S., making up only 0.6 percent of all orthopedic surgeons, according to an Oct. 10 report from the Post and Courier.
  3. UAMS adds spine surgeon

    Spine surgeon Jordan Walters, MD, joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as an assistant professor, according to an Oct. 10 news release.
  4. 3 Hospital for Special Surgery leaders to know

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery is a top-ranked orthopedic hospital in the U.S. Here are three major leaders to know from the hospital:
  1. Orthopedic injuries spike in Florida after Hurricane Ian

    Hospitals in Florida have reported an uptick in the number of patients seeking treatment for orthopedic injuries in the wake of Hurricane Ian, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported Oct. 9. 
  2. Ohio hospital adds 2 spine, orthopedic surgeons

    Ashtabula (Ohio) County Medical Center added a spine surgeon and an orthopedic surgeon, the Star Beacon reported Oct. 9.
  3. Exactech lawsuits moving to Florida state, federal court

    Lawsuits against Exactech involving recalled joint replacement devices are moving forward in Florida state courts and federal courts, St. Petersburg Injury Law News reported Oct. 9.
  4. 1st stem cell treatment for spina bifida performed during fetal surgery

    Three babies have been born after UC Davis Health providers performed the first spina bifida treatment combining surgery with stem cells.
  5. Wealthiest US orthopedic surgeon has a net worth of $1.8B

    Gary Michelson, MD, is the wealthiest orthopedic and spine surgeon in the U.S. with a net worth of $1.8 billion, making him the 1,573th richest person in the world according to Forbes' live net-worth tracker. 
  6. Gift to University Hospitals to support orthopedics

    Michael and Grace Drusinsky gave a gift to University Hospitals in Cleveland to support its orthopedics and sports medicine programs.
  7. UPMC honors late orthopedic chair with sculpture

    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine unveiled a sculpture of Freddie Fu, MD, in the lobby of the Freddie Fu Sports Medicine Center, according to an Oct. 7 news release.
  8. UVA Orthopedics Center opens 2 operating rooms, more on the way

    UVA Health Orthopedics Center in Charlottesville, Va. opened new operating rooms, NBC 29 reported Oct. 6.
  9. Mayo orthopedic surgeon travels to Argentina to play in World Medical Football Championship

    Rafael Sierra, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic, trains daily for a weeklong soccer championship held this year in Mar del Plata, Argentina, according to an Oct. 7 report from the Post Bulletin.

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