OrthoHelix Surgical Designs Inc.
This article was originally published in Start Up
OrthoHelix Surgical Designs aims to bring cohesion to the fragmented small bone and joint marketplace. Unlike other small companies in the space, which typically offer products that address a single application, OrthoHelix is building an integrated suite of products designed to address most of the small bone surgeon's needs.
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