Despite the unprecedented challenges of the ongoing pandemic, and the collateral economic hit taken due to the massive decline in elective procedures in Q220, MedTech companies continue to innovate and introduce new products to the global life sciences industry.
In Q220, Alphatec commenced upgrades of its cervical portfolio with 510(k) clearance of the Insignia Anterior Cervical Plate System and InVictus CT Spinal Fixation System, which expands InVictus across cervical, thoracic and lumbar procedures.
GMED has launched 6 new products in 2020 w/ strong uptake of HEDRON 3D printed IBD spacers as well as SABLE expandable MIS TLIF device. Globus is doubling its 3D manufacturing capacity which should come online in Q4. GMED Q220 Earnings Transcript on Seeking Alpha
Scientia Vascular announced it launched the Zoom Wire 14 guidewire, the 1st of a complete Zoom family of access devices, including new guidewires & innovative aspiration and microcatheters for AIS, hemorrhagic stroke and PV procedures which the company plans for release in 2021.Globus*
Anika noted that its 6 newly FDA cleared sports med surgical devices & instruments for use in procedures ranging from RCR to arthroscopic knee repair and treating arthritis damage in hand & wrist will be commercialized through Q320. ANIK Q220 Earnings Transcript on Seeking Alpha
- In its Q220 earnings call, NUVA reported that it has shifted the Pulse timeline w/ expected FDA clearance in summer 2021 rather than H121, but still anticipates recognizing revenue from the Pulse System in the back end of H221. NUVA Q220 Earnings Transcript on Seeking Alpha
- NUVA expects a delay in the first-in-man use of Pulse robotics into 2022. The Company believes it will be able to provide additional timeline information in the next 3-6 months based on the achievement of development milestones. NUVA Q220 Earnings Transcript on Seeking Alpha
- NUVA noted that the delay in Pulse is due in part to a component level change during the COVID-19 pandemic that changed software requirements. NUVA Q220 Earnings Transcript on Seeking Alpha
- NUVA plans to launch an anterior cervical plate and posterior cervical fixation system to help treat degenerative trauma and deformity pathologies by the end of the year. NUVA Q220 Earnings Transcript on Seeking Alpha
MicroVention’s new BOBBY BCG is a co-axial, braid-reinforced, variable stiffness catheter w/ a hydrophilic coating, radiopaque markers, compliant balloon, distal air-purging system and proximal bifurcated luer hub. Dimensions: 8Fr, 0.110” OD; 6.5Fr 0.086” ID; 95 cm in length.
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