Lumbar Spine

December 6, 2021

Study Results: Inspan Interspinous Lumbar Fixation

Study Results: Inspan Interspinous Lumbar Fixation
Unlike extension block designs, the Inspan device fixates the spine to allow immediate stability, distraction, decompression and fusion.
December 2, 2021

CoreLink Launches CentraFix Midline Fixation System

CoreLink Launches CentraFix Midline Fixation System
The system features modular cobalt chrome tulip heads for intraoperative flexibility and increased visualization in smaller incisions.
November 4, 2021

Study Results: Premia Spine TOPS Arthroplasty System

Study Results: Premia Spine TOPS Arthroplasty System
TOPS was developed to provide mobility and stability after decompression in cases of lumbar spinal stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis.
September 29, 2021

NanoHive Medical Launches Hive Standalone ALIF

NanoHive Medical Launches Hive Standalone ALIF
Hive is a fixated, Soft Titanium latticed 3D-printed titanium implant system for anterior lumbar interbody fusion.
September 23, 2021

Camber Spine Launches SPIRA-P and SPIRA-T Implants

Camber Spine Launches SPIRA-P and SPIRA-T Implants
These lumbar interbody fusion devices are indicated to treat Degenerative Disc Disease at one or two contiguous levels from L2-S1.
September 14, 2021

First Ex-US Case with Centinel Spine FLX Platform

First Ex-US Case with Centinel Spine FLX Platform
STALIF C and STALIF M FLX devices are 3D-printed porous titanium Integrated Interbody implants that have been engineered to mimic bone.
August 18, 2021

Accelus Launches Ultra-Low-Profile FlareHawk7 Expandable Cage

Accelus Launches Ultra-Low-Profile FlareHawk7 Expandable Cage
A new 7mm insertion profile and Adaptive Geometry technology are designed to respect patients' anatomy during and after insertion to promote long-term stability.
August 13, 2021

Limited Commercial Launch of SeaSpine WaveForm A

Limited Commercial Launch of SeaSpine WaveForm A
The 3D-printed implant is designed to balance geometric and manufacturing advancements without compromising clinical requirements.
March 19, 2021

Surgalign Embraces New Paradigm for 2021

Surgalign Embraces New Paradigm for 2021
The company embarked upon a strategic shift from an implants to a digital services, built upon the technology acquired with HoloSurgical.

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March 1, 2021

SeaSpine Launches Reef TLIF Oblique Interbody System

SeaSpine Launches Reef TLIF Oblique Interbody System
Reef TO accommodates direct impact insertion and insert-and-rotate techniques and offers a reproducible lumbar interbody solution.
January 25, 2021

Hoogland Spine Partners on China Distribution

Hoogland Spine Partners on China Distribution
A partnership with Foshion Medical focuses on increasing market penetration of Hoogland's endoscopic systems within China.
January 22, 2021

SeaSpine Launches the Regatta Lateral Plate

SeaSpine Launches the Regatta Lateral Plate
This Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion fixation system is the first standalone lateral plate for SeaSpine, and allows for multiple plating options.
January 6, 2021

Study Validates NuVasive X360 Approach

Study Validates NuVasive X360 Approach
The single position circumferential fusion was found to improve operative efficiency and reduce complications vs. traditional circumferential fusion.
November 19, 2020

Spine Wave Upgrades its Leva Interbody Device System

Spine Wave Upgrades its Leva Interbody Device System
Leva is Spine Wave's all-titanium expandable interbody device designed for lumbar spine fusion procedures performed using TLIF and PLIF approaches.
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

NuVasive Gains FDA Clearance for Thoracolumbar Interbodies

NuVasive Gains FDA Clearance for Thoracolumbar Interbodies
NuVasive's thoracolumbar interbodies are the only implants to be clinically validated in and indicated for the treatment of sagittal deformities.
November 4, 2020

Aurora Spine Launches SOLO ALIF Stand-Alone Cage

Aurora Spine Launches SOLO ALIF Stand-Alone Cage
The SOLO integrated plate and spacer expands the scope of Aurora's 3D-printed spinal fusion portfolio, and has been used in several successful cases.
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 2, 2020

CTL Amedica Gains FDA Clearance for MONDRIAN LIF Cage

CTL Amedica Gains FDA Clearance for MONDRIAN LIF Cage
MONDRIAN LIF features a large graft window, radiographic markers, a self-distracting bullet tip and a bi-convex profile and lateral aperture.
July 22, 2020

Centinel Spine’s prodisc L Gains Positive Coverage

Centinel Spine’s prodisc L Gains Positive Coverage
Based on udpated guidelines, nine commercial payers will begin covering TDR with prodisc L, representing an additional 9.2 million covered lives.
June 9, 2020

Relievant 5-Year Study Data for Intracept Procedure

Relievant 5-Year Study Data for Intracept Procedure
Relievant announces publication of 5-year data demonstrating long term clinical benefits of the Intracept procedure in chronic low back pain patients.
December 12, 2018

Select Health of South Carolina Covers Paradigm Spine’s coflex

Select Health of South Carolina issued a positive commercial payor policy covering Paradigm Spine's coflex® Interlaminar Stabilization® device to treat lumbar spinal stenosis.
November 28, 2018

AmeriHealth Caritas Covers Paradigm Spine’s coflex

AmeriHealth Caritas issued a positive commercial payor policy covering Paradigm Spine's coflex® Interlaminar Stabilization® device to treat lumbar spinal stenosis.
September 25, 2018

BlueCross BlueShield of North Dakota Covers Paradigm Spine’s coflex

BlueCross BlueShield of North Dakota issued a positive commercial payor policy covering Paradigm Spine's coflex® Interlaminar Stabilization® device to treat lumbar spinal stenosis.
August 22, 2018

NASS Launches Multidisciplinary Spine Registry: Here’s what OEMs need to know

To measure and improve patient care, NASS has launched a diagnosis-based clinical data registry to track outcomes. The web-based platform will allow healthcare providers to collect and analyze their spine care data and compare it to the de-identified data in the entire registry.
May 3, 2018

NASS Coverage Policy Recommendation for Lumbar Interlaminar Device

Paradigm Spine, maker of coflex®, announced that NASS issued a coverage policy recommendation for a Lumbar Interlaminar Device without Fusion and with Decompression.
June 28, 2017

Intellirod Spine Acquires New Financing and IP

Intellirod Spine raised additional equity financing from new and existing investors to support the commercialization of sensor technologies and related lumbar fusion implants.
May 17, 2017

Life Spine Announces Approval of Spine Outcomes Study

Life Spine announces the approval of a study to help determine optimal outcomes for Open vs. Minimally Invasive Posterior Lumbar Spine Surgery. 
May 8, 2017

Premia Spine Secures FDA Approval for IDE Study of TOPS

Premia Spine secured FDA approval for a pivotal IDE study of TOPS™, a posterior arthroplasty device for the treatment of spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis. The study seeks to establish the superiority of TOPS vs. traditional lumbar spinal fusion.
March 8, 2017

Vertiflex Completes $40 Million Financing Round

Vertiflex will use funds from a US $40MM financing round to support U.S. commercial expansion of the Superion® Indirect Decompression System.
February 8, 2017

AxioMed Completes 2-Year Follow-up for Freedom Lumbar Disc

AxioMed has completed collection and analysis of 2-year follow-up data in its U.S. IDE clinical study of the Freedom® viscoelastic lumbar disc.
February 3, 2017

SpineSource to Market Kisco’s L-Varlock Expandable Lumbar Cage

SpineSource entered into a long-term exclusive U.S. agreement to distribute Kisco International's L-Varlock® Expandable Lumbar Cage for vertebral interbody fusion.
January 26, 2017

VTI Granted US Patent for Modular Motion Preserving Spinal Implant

Vertebral Technologies was granted a U.S. patent addressing modular, in vivo assembly technology and its motion preservation InterCushion® pipeline product.
January 12, 2017

First Successful Spinal Implant in Mexico using VTi’s Interfuse

Vertebral Technologies announced a successful outcome in the first lumbar fusion procedure in Mexico using the InterFuse® laterally-expandable device.
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. 
August 29, 2016

Ferring Acquires Rights to Seikagaku Treatment for Herniated Disc

Ferring Pharmaceuticals acquired exclusive development and commercialization rights to Seikagaku's SI-6603 injectable condoliase, a potential treatment for lumbar disc herniation, for up to US $95.0MM in upfront cash plus milestone payments.
July 26, 2016

Intellirod Spine Raises Over $1MM

Intellirod Spine raised >US $1.0MM in additional equity financing. Funds will be used to reach key milestones toward commercialization of sensor technologies and lumbar fusion implants. 
June 21, 2016

Centinel Spine Completes Successful Evaluation of STALIF L

Centinel Spine completed the alpha release and commenced U.S. launch of STALIF L™ No-Profile, a lateral lumbar integrated interbody device.
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.