Orthofix International Announces Development & Marketing Agreement with Stout Medical Group

Orthofix International announced today that the Company has signed a License and Product Development Agreement with Stout Medical Group, LP for the development and marketing of a new expandable vertebral body replacement (VBR) and corpectomy device.

St. Jude Medical Completes Implants in U.S. Study of Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease

St. Jude Medical, Inc. today announced the completion of patient implants in its U.S. pivotal clinical study of deep brain stimulation for the symptomatic treatment of Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder affecting approximately 6.3 million people worldwide.

Disc Motion Technologies Announces the First Surgical Procedure Using Inlign Multi-Level Hybrid System

Disc Motion Technologies announced today that the implantation of the Inlign™ MLH system, the World’s first posteriorly implanted multi-level hybrid system was successfully implanted in a 67 year old patient.

Presentations at Leading Neurosurgery Meeting Highlight Benefits of CyberKnife Radiosurgery for the Treatment of CNS Indications

Accuray Incorporated, a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that significant clinical data using the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System was presented by top neurosurgery experts during the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting in San Diego.

Alphatec Spine Introduces the GLIF (Guided Lateral Interbody Fusion) Technique and the ARC Portal Access System

Alphatec Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., introduced the ARC Portal Access System in conjunction with the introduction of the minimally invasive GLIF technique during the AANS annual meeting in San Diego, CA.

St. Jude Medical Announces European CE Mark Approval For Libra Deep Brain Stimulation Systems For Parkinson’s Disease

St. Jude Medical, Inc. announced European CE Mark approval of its Libra® and LibraXP™ deep brain stimulation systems for treating the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder that progressively diminishes a person’s control over his or her movements and speech.

Medtronic Launches Its First Integrated Power Console (IPC™) Platform for Use in Spinal, Cranial, and Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgeries

Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) has announced the launch of the Integrated Power Console (IPC™) platform, its first multispecialty surgical power console for use in spinal, cranial, and ear, nose, and throat (ENT) surgeries

AGA Medical Receives European CE Mark Approval for AMPLATZER® Cardiac Plug – Device will enable minimally-invasive transcatheter closure of cardiac structures

AGA Medical Corporation announced today that it received European CE Mark approval for its AMPLATZER® Cardiac Plug (ACP). The ACP provides an innovative, minimally invasive solution for closing cardiac structures not involving the septal wall.