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New Baby Gorilla® Mini Plating System for Foot & Ankle, Claims Unprecedented Array of PlatesJanuary 31, 2017

Paragon 28 announces launch of small bone fixation system for foot & ankle

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FDA Clearance of Centric Medical™ TARSA-LINK™ Bunion SystemAugust 17, 2016

Centric Medical has announced the U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance of its TARSA-LINK Bunion Correction System, which utilizes a PEEK polymer implant

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DePuy Synthes Launches New Variable Angle Locking Hand SystemJuly 28, 2016

System features proprietary technology as well as new innovations in plate, screw and instrument design, combining to deliver versatility to hand surgeons

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DePuy Synthes to Acquire Small Bone Fixation Specialist, BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.May 11, 2016

J&J says acquisition of nitinol implant company strengthens its position in elective extremity surgery, the fastest growing segment in orthopaedics

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New Biologic Trauma Surgery Implant Ticks Healing BoxOctober 9, 2015

New CONFORM® FLEX from DePuy Synthes Trauma is the only pre-hydrated biologic implant for use in trauma-related extremity procedures

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Tornier Sells Ankle Assets to Enable Wright Medical mergerSeptember 8, 2015

Integra LifeSciences has agreed to acquire some of Tornier’s ankle and toe assets in the U.S., to satisfy anti-trust regulators over merger with Wright Medical.

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Zimmer/Biomet EU Lines Divested to Lima to Satisfy Merger ConditionsApril 24, 2015

Italian company acquires Zimmer Uni Knee and Biomet Discovery Elbow System within European Economic Area

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FDA Clearance for Wright Medical’s External FixatorMarch 26, 2015

The SALVATION™ external fixation system forms an integral part of Wright’s Limb Salvage product portfolio

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FDA Expands NanoFUSE® DBM Clearance to Include Spinal FusionFebruary 10, 2015

510(k) now includes use with autograft material as a bone graft extender in the posterolateral spine

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FastForward™ to Better Bunion Correction as FDA Clears 3D Printed Titanium Bone TetherFebruary 3, 2015

The U.S. FDA has cleared a key component in MedShape’s FastForward system that permits bunion correction while preserving bony anatomy.

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New HammerLock ® 2 Intramedullary Nitinol Fixation System for HammertoeNovember 3, 2014

New Intramedullary Nitinol Fixation System fit a wider range of anatomies, and now does not require freezing.

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Wright Medical and Tornier Merge and Choose Netherlands HQOctober 28, 2014

Wright Medical Group, Inc., and Tornier N.V. are to merge in an all stock transaction with a combined equity value of approximately $3.3 billion.

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First-in-Man Use of Dallen Medical’s Compressyn™ Staple for Small Bone FixationSeptember 25, 2014

Dallen Medical, Inc., has announced the first human use of its Compressyn™ Staple, the only rigid compression fixation technology that delivers continual, dynamic compression for small bone fixation.

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FDA Clears Dallen’s Disposable Compressyn™ Staple Delivery System for Small Bone FixationJuly 3, 2014

Dallen Medical has gained FDA 510(k) clearance for its Disposable Compressyn™ Staple Delivery System for Small Bone Fixation

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Stryker Snaps up Star Ankle in Small Bone Innovations AcquisitionJune 30, 2014

Stryker Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire assets of Small Bone Innovations, Inc. in an all cash transaction for up to $375 million.

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Wright Medical Group Launches INFINITY® Total Ankle SystemJune 17, 2014

Wright Medical’s newly launched system combines a low-profile implant design and seamless integration with PROPHECY® Pre-Operative Navigation Alignment Guides.

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