Mazor Robotics, Medtronic, Zimmer Biomet & more: 10 device company key notes

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Here are 10 key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week.

Hartford (Conn.) HealthCare is the first healthcare system in the state to utilize Caesarea, Israel-based Mazor Robotics’ Mazor X for spine surgeries.

Dublin, Ireland-based Medtronic announced the pricing of $2 billion-worth of senior notes.

Cambridge, Mass.-based InVivo Therapeutics announced the newest patient enrollee into its Inspire Study at Camden, N.J.-based Cooper Neurological Institute.

Zimmer Biomet led the $6.5 billion global hip replacement implant market in 2015.

Dublin, Ireland-based Mainstay Medical reported its full-year 2016 results, with its operating expenses totaling $16.8 million.

Caesarea, Israel-based Mazor Robotics is co-marketing and promoting its Mazor X technology with Medtronic.

Richard H. Bundschu, MD, of Bradenton, Fla.-based Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management, is a principal investigator for Nevro’s spinal cord stimulator study.

Houston-based Spine Injury Solutions, also known as SPIN, opened a Lubbock, Texas location as part of its affiliate expansion program.

Menlo Park, Calif.-based Asterias Biotherapeutics announced the sixth and final patient was administered AST-OPC1 after complete paralysis, and has exhibited positive signs following the six-month study.

Maple Grove, Minn.-based CVRx President and CEO Namid Yared was named chairman of Washington, D.C.-based AdvaMed’s board of directors.

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