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Stryker’s Spine Division Receives FDA Clearance for Serrato Pedicle Screw
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Stryker’s Spine Division Receives FDA Clearance for Serrato Pedicle Screw

August 16, 2017 ALLENDALE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stryker’s Spine division today announced that its Serrato™ Pedicle Screw, intended for use in the non-cervical spine as part of the company’s successful Xia® 3 Spinal System, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Serrato Pedicle Screws feature enhanced serrated cutting flutes, […]

NuVasive Appoints Rajesh J. Asarpota As Chief Financial Officer
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NuVasive Appoints Rajesh J. Asarpota As Chief Financial Officer

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, announced today the appointment of Rajesh (Raj) J. Asarpota as the Company’s new executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective September 1, 2017. As a member of NuVasive’s […]

Pennsylvania Hospital Neurosurgeon Performs the First Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery in Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania Hospital Neurosurgeon Performs the First Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery in Pennsylvania

August 10, 2017-Penn Medicine News PHILADELPHIA – Spine disc related low back and leg pain is a major challenge and is the second most common reason that patients visit the doctor in the United States—outnumbered only be respiratory infections—and is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Compression of the spinal nerves is one […]

Camber Spine Technologies Announces FDA Clearance And National Launch Of SPIRA™ Open Matrix ALIF
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Camber Spine Technologies Announces FDA Clearance And National Launch Of SPIRA™ Open Matrix ALIF

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Camber Spine Technologies announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its SPIRA™ Open Matrix ALIF device, a unique, interbody fusion implant consisting of spiral support arches and Surface by Design™ technology.  This clearance marks Camber’s […]

Renovis® Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for 3D-Printed Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Systems
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Renovis® Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for 3D-Printed Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Systems

REDLANDS, Calif., Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Renovis Surgical Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market posterior lumbar Tesera® porous titanium interbody fusion systems. These systems feature implants for direct posterior (PLIF) or transforaminal (TLIF) approaches in both straight and […]

Expanding Orthopedics Inc. Granted Two Additional US Patents in the Expandable Interbody Domain
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Expanding Orthopedics Inc. Granted Two Additional US Patents in the Expandable Interbody Domain

OR-AKIVA, Israel, August 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Expanding Orthopedics Inc. (EOI), a medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery, is excited to announce that it has been granted two additional US Patents by the USPTO covering its unique and diverse expandable cage technology, strengthening its position in […]

Xtant Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Calix-C Cervical Interbody Line Extension and Expanded Indications
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Xtant Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Calix-C Cervical Interbody Line Extension and Expanded Indications

BELGRADE, Mont., Aug. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE American:XTNT), a leader in the development of regenerative medicine products and medical devices, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared product line extensions for the Calix-C family of cervical interbody cages.  The […]

SI-BONE, Inc. Announces Publication of a Level I Study Demonstrating Strong Clinical Prediction for the Diagnosis of SI Joint Dysfunction
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SI-BONE, Inc. Announces Publication of a Level I Study Demonstrating Strong Clinical Prediction for the Diagnosis of SI Joint Dysfunction

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SI-BONE, Inc., an innovative medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System® (iFuse), a triangular shaped minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion for certain disorders of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced the publication of a systematic review of diagnostic accuracy […]

Lane Hale Named President & CEO of ECA Medical Instruments
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Lane Hale Named President & CEO of ECA Medical Instruments

Thousand Oaks, CA – ECA Medical Instruments, the leading designer and manufacturer of single-procedure torque-limiting and fixed-driver surgical instruments and procedural kits for the medical industry and surgeons worldwide, has named Mr. Lane Hale as President & Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors tapped Mr. Hale to build upon the […]

The ApiFix Spinal Implant Receives TGA Certification
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The ApiFix Spinal Implant Receives TGA Certification

MISGAV, Israel, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ApiFix, a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group, received TGA certification through its distributor Orthotech Pty. Ltd. to begin marketing the ApiFix system in Australia for the treatment and correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) using an innovative, minimally invasive surgical approach. The ApiFix system represents a breakthrough treatment for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis […]

Life Spine Announces First Clinical Use of TiBOW™ MIS TLIF Expandable Spacer System
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Life Spine Announces First Clinical Use of TiBOW™ MIS TLIF Expandable Spacer System

August 08, 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 announced today the first clinical uses of TiBOW MIS TLIF Expandable Spacer System featuring Osseo-Loc™ Surface Technology with Dr. James Lynch of Reno, Nevada, and […]

SpineSource Awarded Department of Defense Distribution and Pricing Agreement
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SpineSource Awarded Department of Defense Distribution and Pricing Agreement

August 02, 2017 CHESTERFIELD, Mo.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–SpineSource, Inc. today announced it has been awarded a national contract from the U.S. Department of Defense for its L-Varlock® Expandable Lumbar Cage. Under the contract, SpineSource will supply L-Varlock® through a Distribution and Pricing Agreement (DAPA) by the Defense Logistics Agency which offers U.S. […]

Orthofix to Present at Canaccord Genuity Annual Growth Conference
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Orthofix to Present at Canaccord Genuity Annual Growth Conference

August 04, 2017 LEWISVILLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX), a diversified, global medical device company, today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Brad Mason will present at the Canaccord Genuity 37th Annual Growth Conference in Boston, MA on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. ET. A live audio webcast […]

K2M Acquires Exclusive License to Comprehensive Patent Portfolio of Expandable Spinal Implants to Increase 3D-Printed Offerings
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K2M Acquires Exclusive License to Comprehensive Patent Portfolio of Expandable Spinal Implants to Increase 3D-Printed Offerings

LEESBURG, Va., Aug. 03, 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 it has acquired the exclusive license to a robust portfolio of 17 issued and pending […]