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Fundings in 2021$ --> Venture Funding Jan 2021 - Canary Medical pulls in $20M from Horizon Technology Finance and Silicon Valley Bank   

Startup I am watching – Auctus Surgical

Auctus Surgical is trying to create a better surgical treatment for pediatric scoliosis that does not lead to fusion. Auctus is developing a dynamic Vertebral Body tethering system for the treatment of pediatric scoliosis. The Auctus system is a non-fusion, endoscopic...

Sacred Cows in Orthopedics

A “Sacred Cow” is a firmly held belief that is rarely questioned and is exempt from criticism or opposition in an industry.  Every industry has its “Sacred Cows”.  Sacred Cows create blind spots that can kill companies. Example: In the photography world, we all...

Startup I am watching – Lento Medical Innovation

Lento is more of a concept than a company right now, but if they are right, they could change total knee designs forever.  They are gambling on a new concept called Neutral Boundary Alignment. ----------------------------------------------------- A humble beginning...

Imagine this. On a dark, cold morning in February 2023, the Cleveland Clinic Orthopedic staff receives a worrying...

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List of Sports Medicine Startups

Active Implants (Amsterdam) founded in 2004, angel-funded startup based in Amsterdam, R&D group in Israel, NUsurface Meniscal Implant is in clinical trials in Europe and Israel and US;   http://www.activeimplants.com Asperion Biologics (San Antonio, TX) Z-Lig...

Startup I am watching – Auctus Surgical

Auctus Surgical is trying to create a better surgical treatment for pediatric scoliosis that does not lead to fusion. Auctus is developing a dynamic Vertebral Body tethering system for the treatment of pediatric scoliosis. The Auctus system is a non-fusion, endoscopic...

Sacred Cows in Orthopedics

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Startup I am watching – Lento Medical Innovation

Lento is more of a concept than a company right now, but if they are right, they could change total knee designs forever.  They are gambling on a new concept called Neutral Boundary Alignment. ----------------------------------------------------- A humble beginning...