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NuVasive Appoints Experienced Spine Executive Michael Piccirillo To Lead New Global Surgeon Education Platform
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NuVasive Appoints Experienced Spine Executive Michael Piccirillo To Lead New Global Surgeon Education Platform

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, announced today the expansion of its renowned surgeon education program into a Clinical Professional Development (CPD) global platform for surgeons that integrates surgical training with […]

NuVasive To Acquire SafePassage
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NuVasive To Acquire SafePassage

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, and SafePassage™, a privately-held provider of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) services, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which NuVasive will acquire […]

DePuy Synthes launches CONCORDE Clear MIS Discectomy Device to simplify spinal fusion surgery
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DePuy Synthes launches CONCORDE Clear MIS Discectomy Device to simplify spinal fusion surgery

December 12, 2017 DePuy Synthes today announced the launch of CONCORDE™ Clear MIS Discectomy Device, a surgical solution designed to simplify discectomy in minimally invasive spinal fusion surgery. Now available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), the single-use tool allows surgeons to complete the degenerated disc-removing process (discectomy) […]

Camber Spine Announces FDA Clearance Of Spira™-C Open Matrix Cervical Interbody
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Camber Spine Announces FDA Clearance Of Spira™-C Open Matrix Cervical Interbody

WAYNE, Pa., Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Camber Spine announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its SPIRA™-C Open Matrix Cervical Interbody device, an innovative interbody fusion implant, second in the SPIRA™ family to employ a novel arched design as well as […]

EIT Emerging Implant Technologies Announces Agreement with HCA
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EIT Emerging Implant Technologies Announces Agreement with HCA

ROSWELL, GA (PRWEB) DECEMBER 11, 2017 Emerging Implant Technologies GmbH (EIT), a German medical device manufacturer exclusively focused on creating innovative technologies for spinal application by utilizing additive manufacturing, announces that it has now successfully completed the contracting process with HealthTrust related to an HCA contract and is now able to […]

Omnia Medical: First PEEK-OPTIMA™ HA Enhanced Vertebral Body Replacement System to Enter US Market
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Omnia Medical: First PEEK-OPTIMA™ HA Enhanced Vertebral Body Replacement System to Enter US Market

THORNTON CLEVELEYS, UK (PRWEB) DECEMBER 07, 2017 ‘Omnia Medical VBR’ has been granted the first US FDA 510(k) clearance for a vertebral body replacement (VBR) system manufactured from PEEK-OPTIMA™ HA Enhanced polymer, from Invibio Biomaterial Solutions, for use in the thoracolumbar spine to replace a collapsed, damaged, or unstable vertebral body. […]

Next-Generation High-Definition Visualization System for Minimally Invasive Surgery Introduced by DePuy Synthes
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Next-Generation High-Definition Visualization System for Minimally Invasive Surgery Introduced by DePuy Synthes

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the PUREVUE™ Visualization System was unveiled at the Orthopaedic Summit 2017: Evolving Techniques. This new offering from DePuy Synthes*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, is a state-of-the-art imaging platform for minimally invasive endoscopic surgery. Approximately 18.6 million endoscopic procedures are […]

ChoiceSpine™ Announces First Clinical Use of HAWKEYE Ti Device
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ChoiceSpine™ Announces First Clinical Use of HAWKEYE Ti Device

KNOXVILLE, TENN. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 05, 2017 ChoiceSpine LP, a privately-held spinal device manufacturer based in Knoxville, TN, announces the first clinical use of HAWKEYE Ti, a 3D-printed, titanium Vertebral Body Replacement (VBR) device. The first surgery was performed by Joe Ordonez, MD, Neurosurgical Associates, Norfolk, VA at Sentara Norfolk General also […]

Dr. Adam Lewis to Adopt EOI’s FLXfit™ Articulated and Expandable Cages as His Treatment of Choice for MIS TLIF
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Dr. Adam Lewis to Adopt EOI’s FLXfit™ Articulated and Expandable Cages as His Treatment of Choice for MIS TLIF

OR AKIVA, Israel, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Expanding Orthopedics Inc. (EOI), a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery, is proud to announce that Dr. Adam Lewis of Jackson MS is the first surgeon in Mississippi to adopt the FLXfit™ 3D Expandable Cage as his treatment of choice for […]

Globus Medical Announces Clinical Results Showing Superiority of its SECURE-C® to ACDF at Seven Years
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Globus Medical Announces Clinical Results Showing Superiority of its SECURE-C® to ACDF at Seven Years

AUDUBON, Pa., Nov. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions company, today announced the results of its seven-year clinical trial follow-up that demonstrate superiority of the SECURE-C® Cervical Artificial Disc over the current standard for the treatment of cervical disc disease, anterior cervical discectomy and […]

SeaSpine Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of OsteoBallast™ Demineralized Bone Matrix in Resorbable Mesh
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SeaSpine Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of OsteoBallast™ Demineralized Bone Matrix in Resorbable Mesh

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SeaSpine Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SPNE), a global medical technology company focused on surgical solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of its OsteoBallast™ Demineralized […]

K2M Announces Completion of 300 RHINE™ Cervical Disc System Surgical Cases
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K2M Announces Completion of 300 RHINE™ Cervical Disc System Surgical Cases

LEESBURG, Va., Nov. 30, 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 the completion of 300 surgical cases using the RHINE™ Cervical Disc System*. The announcement was made during […]