Stryker to Sell Neurologica’s CT Scanner in Defined Specialties

Stryker Corporation and NeuroLogica have entered into an exclusive partnership agreement under which Stryker will promote and sell NeuroLogica’s BodyTom portable full body computed tomography (CT) scanner for the specialties of neurosurgery, spine surgery, orthopaedic surgery, and trauma surgery in conjunction with the Stryker NAV3i™ Surgical Navigation Platform.

Ethicon Reality Checks into Collaboration with Megadyne®

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. and Megadyne®, Inc have both issued press releases, confirming that they have entered into a collaboration agreement. The deal will see customers offered a contracting solution that incorporates the two companies’ combined product offerings, increasing choice and access to a broad energy portfolio.

Biomet And OrthoSensor’s Promotional Partnership

Biomet and OrthoSensor will co-promote Biomet’s Vanguard® Complete Knee System and OrthoSensor’s VERASENSE™ in a new deal, of which details have not been disclosed. Coupling the two technologies is expected to result in improved surgical and financial outcomes.

Percutaneous CV Device Co Gains Chinese Distribution Deal

CV device company TriReme has announced the signing of a comprehensive agreement with Weihai Weigao Medical Devices, Ltd for the distribution of its products in the People’s Republic of China. Weigao will act as TriReme’s master distributor by selling TriReme products directly to hospitals as well as connecting TriReme products into its vast nationwide distribution network.

Lawyers Go To Press Over Alleged Surgeon Payment Breach

A surgeon in Canada has employed a firm of lawyers to help him in a breach of contract dispute with NuVasive. In what looks like an unusual strategic move (at least to us Europeans The lawyers have issued a press release which looks designed to draw all of our attention to the alleged breach. Surely this stuff should stay in the courtroom, no?