FDA Clearance for Rotation Medical’s Implantable Collagen Scaffold for Treating Rotator Cuff Disease

Rotation Medical, Inc. tells us it has received U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance for its implantable collagen scaffold technology. The new technology is designed for use during arthroscopic and mini-open procedures to help support clinical management and protection of tendon injuries in which there has been no substantial loss of tendon tissue.

First Implantation of Integra’s Titan™ Reverse Shoulder System

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation has announced the first implantation of its Integra® Titan™ Reverse Shoulder System, in the United States. The system offers surgeons minimally invasive intraoperative options, and the ability to offer continued care for the lifetime of their patient.

Mitek’s New Cuff Anchor Launched At AOSSM 2013

It’s sports med week this week, with the annual gathering that is the AOSSM meeting taking place in Chicago. Mitek Sports Medicine, a DePuy Synthes Company, under the wing of Johnson & Johnson, has used the event to showcase its new HEALIX ADVANCE™ KNOTLESS Anchor, a new suture anchor it says is designed to provide optimal knotless fixation for rotator cuff repair.

Parametrics Medical, LLC Releases Coll-e-Strong Soft Tissue Allografts

Parametrics Medical, LLC, a private tissue bank has announced its release of its Coll-e-Strong line of soft tissue allografts. Using E-Beam Technology, to terminally sterilize the tissue without compromising the biomechanical properties of the collagen, the company claims its allograft line is the first to bridge the gap between biomechanics and sterility.

New President For ArthroSurface

Steven Ek has been named ArthroSurface’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 20, 2012. Mr. Ek is one of the original founders in Arthrosurface and a Director since inception.