Camber Spine’s latest patent and eight other updates from spine and orthopedic device manufacturers in the past week:
1. Camber Spine has received notice of acceptance from the US Patent and Trademark Office for its retractor variant.
2. On April 28, Stryker reported first-quarter net sales of $4.3 billion and reported growth of 5.1% in its orthopedics and spine businesses.
3. Smith+Nephew saw a slight increase in revenue in the first quarter of 2022; meanwhile, its sports medicine and joint repair segment surged with double-digit growth.
4. Spine device manufacturer TeDan Surgical has released the Phantom UL ZeroATP Surgical Access System designed for anterior approaches.
5. Genesys Spine partners with Pria Healthcare to improve patient coverage for its sacroiliac joint fusion products.
6. Wenzel Spine named William Wilson as CEO nearly two months after the device maker’s former CEO died.
7. SeaSpine’s first-quarter sales increased for its spinal implants and orthobiologics, and the company appointed new management.
8. Medical device company Zimmer Biomet had net sales of $1.7 billion in the first quarter of 2022.
9. Data from a two-year trial of Stryker’s InSpace subacromial balloon found the device to be a viable option for patients with massive, irreparable rotator cuff tears.