Zimmer purchases Synvasive
Surgical product maker Zimmer has acquired Synvasive Technology, best known for its Stablecut surgical-saw blades and eLibra system used in knee replacement surgery.

According to Zimmer, the eLibra provides patient-specific balancing of soft tissue, which allows proper positioning of the femoral implant.

Zimmer is headquartered in Warsaw, Ind., and has operations around the world. Along with orthopedics, the company is active in the spinal, trauma and dental markets.

Synvasive is based in Reno, Nev., and specializes in surgical cutting products.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.