How AR is transforming spine surgery & more: 7 device company notes

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Here are seven key notes on spine and orthopedic device companies:

Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine surgeons used the Augmedics Xvision Spine System surgical guidance system to perform a pair of spine surgeries in early June, making Johns Hopkins the first institution in the U.S. to perform augmented reality spine surgeries. Read more.

Zimmer Biomet added key new features to its mymobility app with Apple Watch for hip and knee replacement patients.

Orthobiologics company Ortho Regenerative Technologies appointed Michael Atkin as its independent chair of the board June 22.

The FDA gave Naviswiss FDA clearance for its navigation technology for hip replacement surgery, allowing the company to begin selling its products in all U.S. markets.

Swiss spinal implant developer Icotec ag has received approval for its Kong-TL and Kong-C vertebral body replacements in the U.S. and Europe.

Smith+Nephew's Oxinium technology recently surpassed 2 million implantations.

NuVasive launched Reline 3D, a posterior fixation system for pediatric spinal deformities June 18.

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