DePuy Synthes acquires CrossRoads Extremity Systems

Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE:JNJ) DePuy Synthes announced that it acquired CrossRoads Extremity Systems.

Tennessee-based CrossRoads Extremity Systems develops a range of procedure-specific, sterile-packed implants and instrumentation systems cleared for lower extremity indications. The company grew into a leader in the foot and ankle space with backing from HealthpointCapital.

According to a news release, in acquiring CrossRoads, DePuy Synthes adds a number of differentiated products to its portfolio, including the miniBunion 3D, dynaBunion 4D and DynaFoce staple compression plates.

CrossRoads designed miniBunion as a minimally invasive solution for metatarsal bone osteotomy, while it developed the dynaBunion lapidus system as an option for lapidus bunionectomy and a provider of instrumentation and implants to correct bunions in four dimensions through smaller incisions.

DynaForce staple compression plates combine stability with dynamic continuou…

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