Cervical Spine

June 14, 2022

Xenco Medical Expands ASC Device Portfolio

Xenco Medical Expands ASC Device Portfolio
Xenco announced FDA clearance and launch of its Multilevel CerviKit, implants and single-use instruments for 2, 3 and 4 level anterior cervical spine procedures.
April 12, 2022

SpineUp Gains FDA Clearance for Romero Cervical Cages

SpineUp Gains FDA Clearance for Romero Cervical Cages
Romero and Romero cervical cages and self-anchored cervical cages are made of PEEK Optima HA-Enhanced to support osteointegration.
March 28, 2022

Milestone for Spine Innovations ESP Spinal Discs

Milestone for Spine Innovations ESP Spinal Discs
Over 20,000 of Spine Innovations' ESP cervical and lumbar spinal disc replacements have been implanted worldwide.
March 8, 2022

CoreLink Gains FDA Clearance for Fusation Cervical Anchors

CoreLink Gains FDA Clearance for Fusation Cervical Anchors
CoreLink Fusation anchors are additively manufactured and designed for robust fixation and bony attachment in challenging anterior cervical fusions.
February 23, 2022

First U.S. Cases with Implanet Cervical Plate

First U.S. Cases with Implanet Cervical Plate
Acquired from OSD, ORIGIN anterior cervical plates are now at the heart of Implanet's spinal product portfolio.
December 2, 2021

Spine Wave Launches New Products for the Cervical Spine

Spine Wave Launches New Products for the Cervical Spine
The company debuted its Defender ACP and the Stronghold C 3D Titanium Interbody Device featuring TiCell® 3D advanced surface technology.
November 24, 2021

SeaSpine Launches the Admiral ACP System

SeaSpine Launches the Admiral ACP System
Admiral ACP is designed to be used as fixation for ACDF procedures in conjunction with the company's interbody offerings.
October 26, 2021

Study Results: Centinel Spine’s STALIF Integrated Interbody

Study Results: Centinel Spine’s STALIF Integrated Interbody
Studies indicate that patients receiving STALIF C-Ti implants showed significant improvements in outcome scores with minimal overall complication.
September 27, 2021

Precision Spine Launches Dakota ACDF Standalone

Precision Spine Launches Dakota ACDF Standalone
Dakota ACDF features a titanium plate polyetheretherketone cage with cortical cancellous screws for maximum support.
April 21, 2021

8 Orthopedic Companies New On Our Radar

8 Orthopedic Companies New On Our Radar
These companies recently received notable FDA 510(k) clearances, funding or launched products and studies. We highlight robotics/digital, spine and orthobiologic applications.

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March 3, 2021

Orthofix Expects Continued Pressure in 1Q21

Orthofix Expects Continued Pressure in 1Q21
Although the company closed 2020 with strong sales from its spine franchise, it expects continued COVID-related declines through March 2021.

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February 25, 2021

NuVasive Acquires Simplify Medical

NuVasive Acquires Simplify Medical
The company announced it acquired Simplify Medical for $150 million in cash along with future regulatory and sales milestones.
February 1, 2021

Synergy Disc Enrolls First Patient in Clinical Trial

Synergy Disc Enrolls First Patient in Clinical Trial
The multicenter study will examine efficacy of the Synergy Disc vs. anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in patients with degenerative disc disease.
January 26, 2021

ChoiceSpine Gains Additional Clearance for Cervical Spacer

ChoiceSpine Gains Additional Clearance for Cervical Spacer
The latest 510(k) for the Tiger Shark Cervical Spacer addresses sizes that enhance the ability to treat a wider variety of patient anatomies.
December 17, 2020

First Case with 1-Level Simplify Medical Disc

First Case with 1-Level Simplify Medical Disc
This is the first implantation of Simplify's Cervical Artificial Disc following 1-level approval from FDA.
December 17, 2020

NGMedical Launches BEE HA Cervical Cage

NGMedical Launches BEE HA Cervical Cage
BEE HA is an anatomically shaped cervical interbody made of PEEK-OPTIMA™ Hydroxyapatite Enhanced material developed by Invibio.
December 3, 2020

SeaSpine’s Admiral ACP System in Limited Commercial Launch

SeaSpine’s Admiral ACP System in Limited Commercial Launch
Admiral ACP represents next-gen anterior cervical plating, designed to yield an optimal balance among strength, profile and construct rigidity.
November 30, 2020

NuVasive Unveils C360 Cervical Spine Portfolio

NuVasive Unveils C360 Cervical Spine Portfolio
The debut includes commercial launch of the Anterior Cervical Plating system, featuring the thinnest plate on the market at 1.6 mm.
November 12, 2020

Spine Innovations Spins Out of FH Ortho

Spine Innovations Spins Out of FH Ortho
Following acquisition of parent company FH Ortho, Spine Innovations is fully independent and dedicated to worldwide sales deployment of ESP disc replacements.
November 9, 2020

Astura Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance For Dolomite Stand-Alone Anterior Cervical Stabilization System

Astura Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance For Dolomite Stand-Alone Anterior Cervical Stabilization System
Astura Medical was granted FDA 510(k) clearance to market the Dolomite Stand-Alone Anterior Cervical Stabilization System. Dolomite is the company's third technology providing a combined interbody and fixation option to receive 510k approval within the last 6 months....
October 14, 2020

ReVivo Medical Receives 13th Patent

ReVivo Medical Receives 13th Patent
ReVivo Medical is developing elastic micro-motion implantable spinal devices.
October 7, 2020

Orthofix Launches O-GENESIS Graft Delivery System

Orthofix Launches O-GENESIS Graft Delivery System
The Orthofix O-GENESIS Graft Delivery System features a new hydrated, ready-to-use AlloQuent Structural Allograft Q-PACK.
September 28, 2020

Spinal Elements Files for $100 Million IPO

Spinal Elements Files for $100 Million IPO
The company posted 2018 and 2019 revenue of $90.8 million and $95.9 million, respectively, growing +5.6% year over year.
September 23, 2020

Spine Surgeon Reflects on Riding the Elective Surgery Rollercoaster

Spine Surgeon Reflects on Riding the Elective Surgery Rollercoaster
Eeric Truumees, M.D., First Vice President of NASS' Board of Directors, is optimistic that the online virtual annual meeting event in October will allow attendees to benefit from broader input in smaller doses.

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September 22, 2020

Orthofix and Neo Medical to Develop Single-Use Spinal Products

Orthofix and Neo Medical to Develop Single-Use Spinal Products
The companies will develop single-use instrumentation for cervical spine procedures suitable for acute care hospitals, outpatient hospitals and ASCs.
August 6, 2020

Spineart Gains IDE Approval for BAGUERA C Trial

Spineart Gains IDE Approval for BAGUERA C Trial
The single-level trial will compare the BAGUERA C Cervical Disc Prothesis to another FDA approved arthroplasty device at up to 30 U.S. sites.
July 24, 2020

5 Orthopedic Companies New on Our Radar

5 Orthopedic Companies New on Our Radar
These entities may have received funding, a first FDA 510(k) clearance, made acquisitions or entered into partnerships.

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July 8, 2020

HAPPE Spine Gains Additional U.S. Patent

HAPPE Spine Gains Additional U.S. Patent
The patent claims provide broad protections for material and manufacturing that support fully porous, bioactive polyetheretherketone technology.
May 8, 2020

NuVasive in Strong Position to Weather the COVID-19 Storm

NuVasive in Strong Position to Weather the COVID-19 Storm
NuVasive suffered modest impact from COVID-19 in 1Q20 and expects severe reductions in 2Q. However, the company is using its strong cash position to push forward with product development.

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April 29, 2020

Precision Spine Launches ShurFit 2C Interbody Systems

Precision Spine Launches ShurFit 2C Interbody Systems
ShurFit 2C features a coating of titanium and hydroxyapatite to help increase durability support fixation during biologic fusion.
November 11, 2019

Xtant Taps New CEO to Lead Turnaround Effort

Xtant Medical's revenue continued to decline in 3Q19 as the company selected Sean Browne as the new President and CEO to lead a turnaround.

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August 15, 2017

Spine Wave Launches Proficient Posterior Cervical System

Spine Wave commenced limited market release of the Proficient® Posterior Cervical system. Full launch is slated for early 4Q17.
July 11, 2017

Xenco Medical Expands ASC CerviKit in the US

Xenco Medical expanded U.S. availability of the ASC CerviKit delivery and storage platform for disposable ACDF systems.
April 27, 2017

Providence Medical Technology Issued Additional U.S. Patents

Providence Medical Technology was issued four additional U.S. patents relating to DTRAX® and CAVUX® posterior cervical spinal fixation technologies.
December 22, 2016

AxioMed/DSM Extend Terms on Exclusive License Agreement

AxioMed modified terms of a previously-signed 15-year exclusive license agreement with DSM Biomedical, holder of the patent on polymer technology used in AxioMed's viscoelastic disc replacement. 
November 29, 2016

First AxioMed Viscoelastic Total Disc Implanted in Australia

AxioMed announced the first implantation of its viscoelastic Freedom cervical disc in Australia following the late 3Q16 regulatory approval of the device.
July 6, 2016

Two-year Clinical Results for Spineart’s Baguera C Cervical Disc

Study results indicate that patients treated with Spineart's BAGUERA® C cervical disc in 1- or 2-level arthroplasty exhibited good mobility at treated and adjacent levels, disc height restoration and evidence of adjacent level preservation.
June 29, 2016

Amendia Launches Ceres™ Midline Cervical Plate

Amendia launched the Ceres™ Midline Cervical Plate, intended for anterior screw fixation of the cervical spine as an adjunct to fusion. The system designed for one and two-level surgeries and is available in 18 different length sizes.
June 20, 2016

Full Launch of Exactech’s Acapella One Cervical Spacer

Exactech commenced full launch of the Acapella® One Spacer, a cervical cage pre-assembled with integrated anchors to prevent device migration during anterior cervical fusion. 
May 19, 2016

Medtronic Announces U.S. Launch of Spine Essentials

Medtronic commenced U.S. launch of Spine Essentials™, implants and instruments designed to lend efficiency to the most common cervical fusion procedures.
May 11, 2016

First Surgeries with Safe Orthopaedics’ SteriSpineCC Range

Safe Orthopaedics confirmed initial successful surgeries using SteriSpine™CC devices, for use in the cervical spine. Full launch is planned for 3Q16.
March 30, 2016

Independent Peer-Reviewed 5-Year Follow-Up: 2-Level Cervical Disc Replacement vs. ACDF

Results from 5-year clinical study comparing cervical total disc replacement (LDR's Mobi-C) with anterior discectomy and fusion to treat 2-level degenerative disc disease indicated overall success rates of 61% and 31% for cTDR and ACDF, respectively.
March 3, 2016

Xtant Medical Receives CE Mark for Aranax and Irix-A

Xtant Medical received CE Mark approval for the Aranax™ cervical plate and the Irix-A™ standalone anterior lumbar fusion device.