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.

Mitek Sports Medicine Unveils Anatomic ACL Reconstruction Portfolio

It’s been thought for over a decade that use of the anteromedial(AM) portal in ACL reconstruction is the best way of achieving an anatomical femoral socket, compared with drilling it through the tibial tunnel. Mitek sports medicine is showcasing its new purpose-designed Rigidfix® arc which facilitates Rigidfix cross pin fixation using the AM approach.

ConMed’s Shareholder Blast Demands Action

Shareholder are not always happy campers, but a new press release issued by one of ConMed’s institutional investors has been written in such a coruscatingly damning tone that we thought it worthy of presentation to our audience of cultured types who appreciate a bit of literary creativity. Not sure ConMed will be quite so appreciative.

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.