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SmartTRAK's Top Blog Posts of 2018

12/17/18 10:55 AM


We covered a lot of ground in 2018. Everything from breaking medical device event coverage to interviews with some of the industry's top thought leaders.  We wrote and you read.  Here are the Top Blog Posts of 2018 that garnered the most attention from you and your colleagues.

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Without further ado, SmartTRAK's 12 Top Blog Posts of the past year (not just 10, because at SmartTRAK, we always deliver more than expected) 

1. US Ankle Replacement: What's New and What's Next?
by Lisa Mahan, 9/11/18

SmartTRAK discusses the current and future state of ankle replacement in an interview with Steven Haddad, MD, Senior Attending Physician, Illinois Bone and Joint Institute...Read More

2. What’s Next for Nuvectra? An Interview with CEO Scott Drees
by Anne Staylor, 3/13/18

In an interview with SmartTRAK, Scott Drees, CEO of Nuvectra Corporation, discusses the Company’s challenges and opportunities in 2017...Read More

3. Wound Debridement – Robust Growth in a Dynamic Market
by Lennart Stadler, 3/30/18

The worldwide market for Wound Debridement Products is projected to increase ~22% from 2017 to 2022E, according to SmartTRAK estimates. SmartTRAK expects this robust growth to continue, driven by...Read More

4. Behind the Curtain: A Closer Look at Growth Drivers in the Sports Medicine Market
by Kristina Meyer, 7/9/18

With the US Soft Tissue Fixation Market worth an estimated $1.5B, SmartTRAK looked behind industry’s curtain at the interplay of factors driving the 5.3% CAGR in the sports medicine market to see...Read More

5. Key Product Trends in the Orthopedic Trauma Market
by Natasha Weeks, 7/3/18

SmartTRAK identified several key product trends at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association’s (OTA) 33rd Annual Meeting as manufacturers looked to differentiate themselves and gain share in the US Trauma market...Read More

6. Top Trends to Watch in Hemostats and Sealants
by Doug Devens, 11/5/18

The Hemostats and Sealants Market continues to grow at a steady clip. SmartTRAK projects this market will reach more than...Read More

7. Watch NASS 2018: State of the Spine Market Panel Discussion
by Julianne Burns, 10/29/18

SmartTRAK analysts provide insight into the markets for spine hardware, computer assisted spine surgery and spinal cord stimulation in a BioMedGPS-hosted panel discussion...Read More

8. Who's Next? Emerging European Wound Care Products
by Susan Paquette, 1/17/18

EWMA 2017 provided a unique and interesting look at the European Advanced Wound Care market, showcasing products approved for the European market but not yet launched in the US...Read More

9. SmartTRAK Interview Cerapedics: I-Factor, a Novel Bone Graft
by Kim French, 8/15/18

Cerapedics’ CEO Glen Kashuba and President and COO Jeff Marx, Ph.D. discuss the future of the bone graft substitutes and the uniqueness of i‑FACTOR Peptide Enhanced Bone Graft...Read More

10. Strategies in Stroke Care: An Interview with Medtronic's Stacey Pugh
by Anne Staylor, 6/11/18

Medtronic’s Stacey Pugh discusses the Company’s new Riptide Aspiration System, new products in development, and growth strategies for the neurovascular business...Read More

11. NASS 2018: New Tech in Computer Assisted Surgery Takes Center Stage
by Elise Wolf, 11/5/18

Manufacturers are developing a variety of computer-assisted surgery (CAS) technologies for spine surgery, including surgical planning systems, navigation systems, robotics, augmented reality (AR) technology and artificial intelligence (AI)...Read More

12. High Frequency SCS for Upper Limb and Neck Pain: An Interview with Kas Amirdelfan, MD
by Anne Staylor, 1/18/18

Kas Amirdelfan, MD talked with SmartTRAK at the ASRA 2017 Annual Meeting regarding preliminary 12 month results from the SENZA-ULN study...Read More

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Sharon O'Reilly
Written by Sharon O'Reilly

Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer Founder, former President & CEO, Medtech Insight, 25+ years' experience in the Medical Device industry in Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Consulting with major manufacturers (J&J, Pfizer, US Surgical), start-up companies and business intelligence providers (Medical Data International, Windhover Information)

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