BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb 16, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Lanx, Inc., a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative devices for spinal surgery, announces it has named six prominent neurological and orthopedic surgeons to its Surgeon Advisory Board, which provides strategic guidance to Lanx on product commercialization, clinical studies, and medical education.
The surgeons appointed to the Board are:
-- Andrew Cappuccino, MD of Buffalo, NY (Chair) -- Massimo Balsano, MD of Vicenza, Italy -- Richard G. Fessler, MD, PhD of Chicago, IL -- Andrew Freese, MD, PhD of Philadelphia, PA -- Jeffrey Oppenheim, MD of New York, NY -- Vikas Patel, MD of Denver, CO
Dr. Fessler, a Professor of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and a pioneer of several minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques, commented, “Lanx has a compelling track record and vision for developing innovative spinal surgery technologies. Because I am fully committed to improving patient outcomes through the advancement of MIS spinal surgery, I am looking forward to working with Lanx, and their new Surgeon Advisory Board.”
Dan Gladney, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lanx, said, “As Lanx continues to focus on providing innovative solutions that improve patient outcomes, we intend to draw on the expertise of our newly assembled Surgeon Advisory Board, plus continue to benefit from the counsel of our other surgeon advisors. Our newly assembled Board has made significant contributions in advancing minimally invasive spine surgery techniques, and we are excited to collaborate with them to further advance MIS solutions in the global spine marketplace.”
Lanx offers a full suite of minimally invasive fusion solutions, including its market leading ASPEN(TM) MIS Fusion System family, designed to accommodate different anatomies with a variety of shapes and sizes to promote fusion, and its new TIMBERLINE(TM) Lateral Fusion System. For more information, please visit www.lanx.com .
About Lanx, Inc.
Lanx is one of the largest privately held global spine companies. The Company was founded by a team of experienced medical device professionals and engineers in 2003 to improve the quality of spine care and provide surgeons with innovative products. Lanx develops and markets a full line of fusion technologies with a focus on minimally invasive and biologics products. The Company is headquartered in Broomfield, CO. More information on Lanx and its spinal surgery products can be found at www.lanx.com .
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