Here are four updates in orthopedic and spine medtech since Jan. 11:
1. The American Medical Association issued a CPT add-on code for the second level in lumbar total disc procedures.
2. A long-term study of Saluda Medical's Evoke spinal cord stimulator found most patients had significant pain reduction and no explants.
3. VySpine's LumiVy NanoVy Ti lumbar interbody fusion system earned FDA clearance.
4. Lipogems enrolled the first patient in a U.S. study focusing on MicroFat injections in knee osteoarthritis.