Exactech Receives Patent For Rotating Bearing Knee, Optetrak RBK System

Exactech, Inc., a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, announced today that is has been issued U.S. Patent 7,422,605,B2 for its rotating bearing knee prosthesis, Optetrak® RBK™.

Kensey Nash Announces IDE Submission For Cartilage Repair Device

Kensey Nash Corporation announced that it has submitted an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to study the use of the Company’s unique biomaterials technology for treating articular cartilage defects of the knee.

Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc. Sigma® Knee Portfolio Advances Options with new High Flexion Partial and Total Knee Solutions

Sigma® High Performance Partial Knee System Includes Company’s First Bicompartmental Solution Sigma® CR150 is Company’s First High Flexion, Cruciate-Retaining Knee.

Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics and BrainLAB Announce Exclusive Computer-Assisted Surgery Development Agreement

Smith & Nephew’s Orthopeadics business and BrainLAB today announce an agreement by which BrainLAB will become the exclusive vendor for developing and supporting computer-assisted surgical technologies for Smith & Nephew’s high performance hip and knee implants.

New Surgical Interference Screw Provides Secure, Versatile, Bioabsorbable Fixation in ACL Repair

Smith & Nephew’s Endoscopy Division has announced the launch of its bioabsorbable BIOSURE™ HA Interference Screw line for use in Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) and Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) reconstruction.