3D Printing

3D-Printed Implants Create Buzz at Annual Spine Meeting

(MD+DI) – DePuy Synthes launched a new portfolio at the North American Spine Society meeting that includes 3D-printed titanium interbody implants for spinal fusion. Globus Medical also introduced a new family of 3D-printed implants that is expected to help the company close an important competitive gap. […]

Digital Surgery

J&J Bets Big in Robotic Surgery

(MedTech Strategist) – J&J’s recent blockbuster deal for Auris is really just the latest in a series of moves the diversified market giant has made in positioning itself in the exploding field of robotically-enabled surgery. From Verb, its joint venture with Verily, to Orthotaxy to, now, Auris, J&J is developing and advancing what the company calls “a comprehensive digital surgery experience.” […]

Depuy Synthes

J&J and its surgical orthopedic robot: What you need to know

(MassDevice) – It should come as no surprise that J&J’s DePuy Synthes business has kept relatively mum about the robotically assisted knee surgery device it’s been developing. J&J entered the competitive surgical orthopedic robot world when DePuy Synthes bought Paris-based Orthotaxy and its orthopedic-surgery robot prototype in 2018. […]