David Springer becomes Cayenne CEO; Smiths Medical to establish Indian subsidiary;

> Cayenne Medical, a private sports medicine device company specializing in the soft tissue reconstruction segment, announced that effective immediately, David Springer will succeed James Hart as president and CEO, who has transitioned to executive chairman due to health reasons. Cayenne release

> Smiths Medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, recently announced that it is to establish a wholly-owned subsidiary in Mumbai, India, to help grow its business in this vitally important part of the world. News

> Kyocera Industrial Ceramics, Orthopedic Division, today unveiled its new Orthopedic Design Center in Somerset, NJ, formed in collaboration with Japan Medical Materials Corporation (JMM)--a Kyocera Group company. Kyocera release

> Sonoma Orthopedic Products announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain key assets of NovaLign Orthopaedics.
The acquired intellectual property, assets and licenses relate to novel intramedullary designs for least invasive fracture fixation. Sonoma release

> ArthroCare, a leader in developing state-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgical products, announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2010. ArthroCare release

> Seattle-based Mirador Biomedical has a veteran of Arrow International, a medical device company now part of Teleflex as its vice president of sales. Report

And Finally... For two decades, Eric Selby had been completely blind and dependent on a guide dog to get around. But after having an artificial retina put into his right eye, he can detect ordinary things like the curb and pavement when he's walking outside. Story

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