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NuVasive Launches New 3D-Printed Porous Titanium Implant In Expanding Advanced Materials Science Portfolio
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NuVasive Launches New 3D-Printed Porous Titanium Implant In Expanding Advanced Materials Science Portfolio

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, today announced the launch of Modulus® XLIF® titanium implants. The new 3D-printed, fully porous device provides a differentiated offering for the Company’s flagship XLIF procedure, highlighting […]

American Surgical Team Successfully Completes First 3D Printed Titanium and Polymer Sternum Implant Procedure in the United States
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American Surgical Team Successfully Completes First 3D Printed Titanium and Polymer Sternum Implant Procedure in the United States

October 18, 2017 NEW YORK: On August 2, 2017, an American surgical team conducted a surgery to replace the sternum and partial ribcage of a 20 year-old woman using a custom 3D-printed composite titanium/porous polyethylene implant. It is the first time this technology has been used in the United States […]

Life Spine Announces Alpha Release of the SENTRY™ ALIF Plating System
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Life Spine Announces Alpha Release of the SENTRY™ ALIF Plating System

October 18, 2017 HUNTLEY, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Life Spine, a medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures, and markets products for the surgical treatment of spinal disorders today announced the Alpha launch of the SENTRY ALIF Plating System. SENTRY ALIF is a plating system designed to eliminate the need for posterior stabilization […]

Southern Spine Announces “Clinical and Biomechanical Advantages of Interspinous Process Fixation: A Review”
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Southern Spine Announces “Clinical and Biomechanical Advantages of Interspinous Process Fixation: A Review”

October 17, 2017 MACON, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southern Spine, LLC, an ISO 13485:2003 certified manufacturer of implants and instruments for spinal surgery, announced today the release of a current literature review on the “Clinical and Biomechanical Advantages of Interspinous Process Fixation.” This in-depth review covers the use of interspinous process fixation devices […]

NuVasive Receives Expanded FDA 510(k) Clearance For TLX Interbody System Used In TLIF Procedures
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NuVasive Receives Expanded FDA 510(k) Clearance For TLX Interbody System Used In TLIF Procedures

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, today announced an expanded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the Company’s TLX interbody system, used in the leading spinal fusion surgery. New clearance […]

DePuy Synthes EMEA Showcases Minimally Invasive Spine System Designed To Improve Intraoperative Efficiencies
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DePuy Synthes EMEA Showcases Minimally Invasive Spine System Designed To Improve Intraoperative Efficiencies

Dublin, Ireland – 11 October 2017 –Today, DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, unveiled the VIPER PRIME™ System, an innovative Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) pedicle screw designed to simplify MIS spinal fusion surgery. VIPER PRIME reduces the number of instruments needed, the number of instrument […]

The Big Squeeze – Reps are ditching Big Ortho bags to build their own. Why it’s happening, and how to be successful.
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The Big Squeeze – Reps are ditching Big Ortho bags to build their own. Why it’s happening, and how to be successful.

Published on October 11, 2017/ By Drue DeAngelis, Executive Search in Ortho Spine Industry I have seen a lot of tenured ortho sales people leave the comfort of “Big Ortho” and take on the role of Distributor or rep for much smaller start-ups. I want to deconstruct the forces driving this […]

K2M’s Lamellar 3D Titanium Technology™, BACS™ Surgical Planner, & RAVINE® Lateral Access System to Be Presented at EUROSPINE 2017
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K2M’s Lamellar 3D Titanium Technology™, BACS™ Surgical Planner, & RAVINE® Lateral Access System to Be Presented at EUROSPINE 2017

LEESBURG, Va., Oct. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTWO) (the “Company” or “K2M”), a global leader of complex spine and minimally invasive solutions focused on achieving three-dimensional Total Body Balance™, today announced that clinical data related to K2M spinal solutions will be presented at EUROSPINE 2017, occurring October 11–13, […]