Spinal Fusion

January 10, 2022

NeuroStructures Acquired by Incite Innovations

NeuroStructures Acquired by Incite Innovations
NeuroStructures manufactures minimally invasive products to treat the cervical and thoracolumbar spine.
December 14, 2021

Coverage Update: SI-BONE iFuse Implants

Coverage Update: SI-BONE iFuse Implants
The policies clarify that only iFuse Transiliac Triangular Implants are covered, and no other products should be used based on published clinical evidence.
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

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.
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 24, 2021

First Spinal Case with Amplify Surgical dualPortal Endoscope

First Spinal Case with Amplify Surgical dualPortal Endoscope
dualPortal is a two-portal endoscopic approach designed to allow for a wider array of lumbar spine procedures than the conventional one-portal technique.
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.
November 15, 2021

Accelus to Grow via Business Combination

Accelus to Grow via Business Combination
Accelus is focused on the adoption of minimally invasive spinal surgery with implants and a compact precision robotics platform.
November 8, 2021

HAPPE Spine Closes Series A Capital Raise

HAPPE Spine Closes Series A Capital Raise
HAPPE's orthopedic material platform transforms PEEK into a hydrophilic, bioactive, osteointegrating material.
November 2, 2021

SeaSpine Launches Mariner MIS Wayfinder

SeaSpine Launches Mariner MIS Wayfinder
Mariner MIS Wayfinder is a novel, one step, k-wireless screw delivery system for pedicle screw fixation.
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.
October 18, 2021

SpineGuard Granted New U.S. Patent

SpineGuard Granted New U.S. Patent
SpineGuard is deploying radiation-free real time sensing technology Dynamic Surgical Guidance to secure the placement of implants.
October 14, 2021

Intelligent Implants Gains Financing

Intelligent Implants Gains Financing
The company's SmartFuse technology platform was designed to remotely stimulate, control and monitor bone growth.
October 1, 2021

Carlsmed Launches aprevo in the U.S.

Carlsmed Launches aprevo in the U.S.
Spine fusion using Carlsmed's aprevo devices are now eligible for additional reimbursement from CMS and private payors.
September 30, 2021

Medtronic Expands Minimally Invasive Spine Ecosystem

Medtronic Expands Minimally Invasive Spine Ecosystem
The portfolio includes spinal implants, biologics, navigation, robotics and AI-powered data for surgeons and patients.
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 28, 2021

Kleiner Device Labs Debuts KG2 Surge Flow-Thru Interbody

Kleiner Device Labs Debuts KG2 Surge Flow-Thru Interbody
KG2 Surge maximizes total bone graft delivery volume and better distributes graft bilaterally into the intervertebral disc space.
September 28, 2021

Spine Wave Launches the Salvo 5.5/6.0mm Screw

Spine Wave Launches the Salvo 5.5/6.0mm Screw
The system is available for procedures performed with 5.5mm and 6.0mm rods, which are the most often used for thoracolumbar spine fixation.
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.
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 22, 2021

Clinical Trial: Medtronic Pediatric Spinal Tether

Clinical Trial: Medtronic Pediatric Spinal Tether
The trial will evaluate the Braive growth modulation system to treat progressive Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
September 22, 2021

Kleiner Device Gains FDA 510(k) for KG2 Interbody System

Kleiner Device Gains FDA 510(k) for KG2 Interbody System
The KG 2 Surge flow-thru interbody maximizes bone graft delivery volume and distributes graft bilaterally into the intervertebral disc space.
September 17, 2021

CoreLink Passes Entasis SI Joint Fusion Milestone

CoreLink Passes Entasis SI Joint Fusion Milestone
The Entasis SI Joint Fusion System surpassed 5,000 sacroiliac joint fusion cases. Entasis features stackable guide wires for proximal control.
September 15, 2021

Spinal Elements Fully Launches Luna XD and Orbit Systems

Spinal Elements Fully Launches Luna XD and Orbit Systems
The products are integrated as the newest technologies in Spinal Elements' MIS Ultra platform of products and procedural solutions.
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.
September 7, 2021

Study Results: PainTEQ LinQ in SI Joint Dysfunction

Study Results: PainTEQ LinQ in SI Joint Dysfunction
Results show that posterior SI joint fusion with LinQ has the potential to rescue patients with inadequate relief from previous therapies.
August 18, 2021

What Orthopedic Executives Said About 2Q21

What Orthopedic Executives Said About 2Q21
Second-quarter commentary from ortho executives focused on acquisitions, knee replacement sales performance and enabling technology's impact.

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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.
August 11, 2021

Auctus Surgical: FDA Breakthrough Device Designation

Auctus Surgical: FDA Breakthrough Device Designation
The designation is a recognition that the Auctus dynamic vertebral body tethering system is unique and will meet a clear clinical need.
July 28, 2021

Carlsmed Partners to Study aprevo Spinal Device

Carlsmed Partners to Study aprevo Spinal Device
The International Spine Study Group Foundation will help collect data on surgical treatment with the personalized interbody device.
July 15, 2021

First Implantation of NEXXT MATRIXX Lateral Implant

First Implantation of NEXXT MATRIXX Lateral Implant
The NEXXT MATRIXX system is centered on five core pillars for a successful fusion, incorporating an engineered 3D laser-printed titanium implant.
July 6, 2021

SI-BONE Introduces SI-BONE SImulator for iFuse Training

SI-BONE Introduces SI-BONE SImulator for iFuse Training
The platform helps surgeons learn new sacropelvic procedures, sharpen existing surgical skills and prepare for procedures in the comfort of an office.
June 28, 2021

ZygoFix Obtains CE Mark for zLOCK Spinal Fusion

ZygoFix Obtains CE Mark for zLOCK Spinal Fusion
The miniature 3D-printed implant uses the spine's anatomy for spinal stability, rather than traditional external screw-based stabilization.
June 22, 2021

CoreLink Gains FDA Clearance for F3D Corpectomy System

CoreLink Gains FDA Clearance for F3D Corpectomy System
CoreLink expands 3D printed spine implant portfolio with a wide range of implant size options, intuitive instrumentation and Mimetic Metal technology.
June 8, 2021

Study Results: Spinal Elements Luna XD Multi-Expandable Interbody

Study Results: Spinal Elements Luna XD Multi-Expandable Interbody
Retrospective analysis of 69 consecutive patients over a 2-year period demonstrated statistically significant improvement in leg/back pain, disability index, etc.
June 2, 2021

Spectrum Spine Acquires Surface Technology for Spinal Trauma

Spectrum Spine Acquires Surface Technology for Spinal Trauma
BIOBraille surface technology is exclusively licensed to Spectrum. It integrates prescriptive laser technology and is designed to improve patient outcomes.
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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April 16, 2021

First Cases with Globus Medical CREO ONE Robotic Screw

First Cases with Globus Medical CREO ONE Robotic Screw
CREO ONE simplifies pedicle preparation while maintaining navigational accuracy and increasing pullout strength by 86% vs. traditional pedicle screws.
April 14, 2021

Kuros Biosciences Treats First Patient in Clinical Trial of MagnetOs Putty

Kuros Biosciences Treats First Patient in Clinical Trial of MagnetOs Putty
Kuros Biosciences treated the first patient in a prospectively designed, randomized controlled U.S. trial named PROOF, comparing MagnetOs Putty to autograft for posterolateral spine fusion. This Level 1 quality trial will be the first such U.S. clinical study of MagnetOs for spinal fusion....
March 31, 2021

Life Spine Announces Issuance of 200th Patent

Life Spine Announces Issuance of 200th Patent
Life Spine's IP portfolio comprises over 265 patents and applications with a strong position around expandable technology.
March 23, 2021

Fusion Robotics Completes First Spine Procedure

Fusion Robotics Completes First Spine Procedure
The single-level minimally invasive TLIF included placement of pedicle screw fixation guided by the Fusion Robotics system.
March 16, 2021

Spine Wave Launches Stronghold 3D Titanium Interbody Device

Spine Wave Launches Stronghold 3D Titanium Interbody Device
Stronghold, featuring TiCell 3D surface technology, is manufactured using a direct metal laser sintering to optimize interface and integration with bone.
March 11, 2021

SI-BONE Eyes Market Expansion in 2021

SI-BONE Eyes Market Expansion in 2021
The company grew +9% in 2020 despite the pandemic, buoyed by reimbursement wins and an innovative approach to drive surgeon adoption.

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March 11, 2021

Medacta Debuts MySpine for S2-Alar-Iliac Fixation

Medacta Debuts MySpine for S2-Alar-Iliac Fixation
MySpine S2AI supports solid pelvis fixation via screws inserted in the second sacral vertebra that protrude through the ala until the ilium walls.
March 10, 2021

HD LifeSciences Issued New U.S. Patent

HD LifeSciences Issued New U.S. Patent
The patent relates to a load-bearing low stiffness lattice structure and tailoring these properties to a specific purpose, like 3D-printed titanium cages.
March 8, 2021

SeaSpine Expects 20% Growth in 2021

SeaSpine Expects 20% Growth in 2021
The company capped 2020 with record revenues in the fourth quarter, and expects that momentum to continue in 2021.

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March 4, 2021

ALM Ortho Closes Seed Round

ALM Ortho Closes Seed Round
The company is scaling to meet demand for additively-manufactured, patient-matched orthopedic devices.
March 3, 2021

Spinal Elements Relaunching Luna XD and Orbit Systems

Spinal Elements Relaunching Luna XD and Orbit Systems
The Luna XD multi-expandable lumbar interbody fusion device and Orbit articulating discectomy system are integrated within the MIS Ultra platform.
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.
February 24, 2021

Carlsmed Announces First aprevo Spine Procedure

Carlsmed Announces First aprevo Spine Procedure
The aprevo device is the first implant to receive both Breakthrough Device Designation and 510(k) market clearance from FDA.
February 24, 2021

Nexus Spine Launches Novel Spinal Implants

Nexus Spine Launches Novel Spinal Implants
The novel compliant-mechanism based systems include PressON patient-specific fixation and the flexible titanium Tranquil device for interbody fusion.
February 10, 2021

Zavation Medical Launches LABYRINTH Fully Porous PEEK Cage

Zavation Medical Launches LABYRINTH Fully Porous PEEK Cage
This latest addition to Zavation's portfolio includes the first porous endplates integrated through the full cage, a new feature for interbody cages.
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.
January 25, 2021

Sacrix Launches New Sacroiliac Joint Fixation

Sacrix Launches New Sacroiliac Joint Fixation
This is the third iteration of the SacroFuse threaded compression device for stabilization of the SI joint for pain relief and fusion.
January 18, 2021

OrthoPediatrics Expands Network in Europe

OrthoPediatrics Expands Network in Europe
OrthoPediatrics broadened its reach in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by converting long-standing distributor partners to sales agencies.
January 13, 2021

Startup Blue Ocean Spine Gains Investment Backing

Startup Blue Ocean Spine Gains Investment Backing
Germany-based Blue Ocean is developing ALIF and lateral fusion cages built with additive manufacturing techniques.
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.
December 18, 2020

Curiteva Acquires 3D Printer, FossiLabs

Curiteva Acquires 3D Printer, FossiLabs
FossiLabs is the developer of Fused Filament Fabrication 3D-printed PEEK medical implants.
December 18, 2020

Aurora Spine Plans Study of ZIP Interspinous Fixation

Aurora Spine Plans Study of ZIP Interspinous Fixation
In 1Q21, Aurora will begin a multicenter study of its ZIP Interspinous Fixation device for the treatment of degenerative disc disease.
December 17, 2020

Spinal Elements to Acquire Benvenue Medical Assets

Spinal Elements to Acquire Benvenue Medical Assets
In addition to the Luna XD implant and Orbit discectomy systems, Spinal Elements acquired Benvenue Medical's manufacturing production equipment.
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 16, 2020

icotec Partners with G-21 on VADER Pedicle Screw

icotec Partners with G-21 on VADER Pedicle Screw
The collaboration enables G-21 to distribute their bone cements in conjunction with icotec's VADER Pedicle Screw System in the U.S.
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 30, 2020

Aurora Spine Debuts Pain Care Division

Aurora Spine Debuts Pain Care Division
The division will assist pain management physicians who seek to reduce use of opioids and increasingly use mechanical devices like the ZIP and SiLO.
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 18, 2020

NuVasive Launches Cohere XLIF Porous PEEK Interbody

NuVasive Launches Cohere XLIF Porous PEEK Interbody
The company also launched Cohere XLIF AMS, a low profile anti-migration plate that allows for up to two points of fixation.
November 10, 2020

icotec Gains FDA Clearance for VADER Pedicle System

icotec Gains FDA Clearance for VADER Pedicle System
VADER is designed to restore the integrity of the spinal column even in the absence of fusion for a limited time in patients with advanced stage tumors.
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 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....
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 29, 2020

FzioMed Reaches Oxiplex 600K Unit Milestone

FzioMed Reaches Oxiplex 600K Unit Milestone
Oxiplex absorbable gel is applied to neural tissues following spine surgery, creating a temporary barrier between adjacent tissues.
October 20, 2020

ATEC Launches InVictus MIS Tower for Spinal Fixation

ATEC Launches InVictus MIS Tower for Spinal Fixation
InVictus MIS Tower is the next evolution of InVictus, ATEC's comprehensive spinal fixation platform, engineered to treat a range of pathologies.
October 16, 2020

Spine Wave Launches the Salvo 4.75 mm Spine System

Spine Wave Launches the Salvo 4.75 mm Spine System
Salvo 4.75 mm is offered in titanium with the option of cobalt chromium rods that deliver the rigidity of a traditional larger 5.5 mm titanium rod.
October 14, 2020

ReVivo Medical Receives 13th Patent

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

First U.S. Cases with Brainlab’s Cirq Robotic Arm

First U.S. Cases with Brainlab’s Cirq Robotic Arm
The robotic arm weighs mounts directly to any standard O.R. table. The surgeon positions the arm to provide a channel for drilling and screw placement.
October 13, 2020

Medacta Launches M.U.S.T. 2.0 Spinal Instrumentation

Medacta Launches M.U.S.T. 2.0 Spinal Instrumentation
Medacta's M.U.S.T. 2.0 instrumentation is designed to simplify degenerative spinal procedures and provide robust instruments for open surgery.
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.
October 7, 2020

Stryker Launches Niagara Lateral Access System

Stryker Launches Niagara Lateral Access System
Niagara is the latest addition to Stryker's comprehensive minimally invasive portfolio for lateral spine surgery.
October 6, 2020

Spineart Conducts Ti-LIFE Animal Study

Spineart Conducts Ti-LIFE Animal Study
Ti-LIFE Technology is an enhanced algorithm for additive manufacturing of titanium cages resulting in structures with a bone-like matrix.
October 6, 2020

ATEC Reaches Milestone Prone Transpsoas Procedures

ATEC Reaches Milestone Prone Transpsoas Procedures
The approach integrates patient positioning, SIGMA-PTP Access, indication-specific interbody implants and the SafeOp Neural InformatiX System.
October 6, 2020

Aurora Spine Issued Patent for DEXA Technology

Aurora Spine Issued Patent for DEXA Technology
The U.S. patent, "Body Density Scan Result-Matched Orthopedic Implants and Methods of Use,” relates to DEXA technology patient-matched implant technology.
October 5, 2020

Spineology Duo Postmarket Study Completes Enrollment

Spineology Duo Postmarket Study Completes Enrollment
The Duo spinal system has demonstrated reduced operative times, shorter hospital stays and improved clinical outcomes vs. traditional lateral surgery.
October 5, 2020

Stryker Passes Mesa Pedicle Screw Milestone

Stryker Passes Mesa Pedicle Screw Milestone
Stryker has surpassed one million Mesa Pedicle Screw implantations globally since the product's launch in 2006.
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

WishBone on a Mission to Bridge the Gap in Pediatric Orthopedics

WishBone on a Mission to Bridge the Gap in Pediatric Orthopedics
CEO Nick Deeter says that 95% of children continue to receive adult orthopedic products that were never intended for them nor cleared by FDA for use in children. WishBone seeks to change the paradigm of pediatric orthopedics with its child-focused implants and sterile packaged disposable kits.

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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.
September 14, 2020

Spine Align Raises $1.75 Million Series Seed Round

Spine Align Raises $1.75 Million Series Seed Round
The round supports development and FDA 510(k) clearance for the LiveAlign system in 2021. The platform augments surgery with digital feedback.
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.
September 1, 2020

AK Medical Grows Double-Digits in China

AK Medical Grows Double-Digits in China
The company grew in the high single digits for 1H20 as it benefited from provincial procurement tenders and the acquisition of Libeier.

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August 27, 2020

Wenzel Spine Acquires Statera Spine

Wenzel Spine Acquires Statera Spine
Statera Spine offers pre-operative diagnostics and quantitative data software to inform treatment decisions for spine patients.
August 24, 2020

Xtant Medical Launches Matriform Si for Spinal Fusion

Xtant Medical Launches Matriform Si for Spinal Fusion
The company announced the U.S. commercial launch of the Matriform Si, a silicated synthetic bone graft substitute designed and cleared for spinal fusion.
August 6, 2020

NuVasive Does Not Expect Full Recovery in 2020

NuVasive Does Not Expect Full Recovery in 2020
The company believes patient backlogs contributed significantly to volume acceleration observed in 2Q20, while new patient volumes remain depressed.

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August 5, 2020

SI-BONE Churns Through Procedure Backlog in 2Q

SI-BONE Churns Through Procedure Backlog in 2Q
The company exited June 2020 with revenues up +42% compared to the prior year as it benefitted from a backlog of procedures rescheduled in March and April.

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July 22, 2020

CoreLink Launches Tiger MIS Extended Tab Pedicle Screw

CoreLink Launches Tiger MIS Extended Tab Pedicle Screw
The system integrates with the standard tower-based Tiger MIS System with polyaxial, extended tab pedicle screws in various lengths and diameters.
July 16, 2020

Implanet JAZZ Cap Patented in Japan

Implanet JAZZ Cap Patented in Japan
JAZZ Cap pedicle screw fixation technology is now protected in the United States, Europe and Japan. JAZZ Cap is CE Mark approved and FDA 510(k) cleared.
July 15, 2020

KAHTNU Surgical Gains $2 Million in Funding

KAHTNU Surgical Gains $2 Million in Funding
The company also partnered with Ortho Consulting Group to establish and support KAHTNU Surgical sales channels outside the U.S.
July 15, 2020

Spine Wave Launches Tempest Allograft Bone Matrix

Spine Wave Launches Tempest Allograft Bone Matrix
The limited market release of Tempest Allograft Bone Matrix marks Spine Wave's entry into the spinal biologics market.
July 14, 2020

ulrich medical USA Launches Momentum Posterior Spinal Fixation

ulrich medical USA Launches Momentum Posterior Spinal Fixation
The rod-screw system includes polyaxial, reduction, and iliac screws, and is compatible with ulrich medical USA's neon3 Universal OCT Spinal Stabilization.
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.
July 1, 2020

SeaSpine Launches Mariner MIS and Outrigger Fixation

SeaSpine Launches Mariner MIS and Outrigger Fixation
Combined with Midline and Adult Open systems, Mariner offers one product platform to perform open, MIS, hybrid, revision and adjacent segment procedures.
June 29, 2020

Xenco Launches CancelleX Titanium Foam Spine Implants

Xenco Launches CancelleX Titanium Foam Spine Implants
CancelleX bio-inspired spinal implants are the first injection-molded titanium foam implants for spine surgery pre-attached to disposable instruments.
June 24, 2020

Carlsmed Raises Funds to Support aprevo System

Carlsmed Raises Funds to Support aprevo System
The financing supports clinical launch of the aprevo system, which makes surgical plans and devices tailored to the needs of each patient.
June 22, 2020

joimax Partners with Distributor JAPAN MEDICALNEXT

joimax Partners with Distributor JAPAN MEDICALNEXT
JMC, located in Osaka, Japan, distributes orthopedic products with application in sports medicine, joint replacement, fracture fixation, etc.
June 18, 2020

NuVasive Launches Reline 3D for Pediatric Deformity

NuVasive Launches Reline 3D for Pediatric Deformity
Reline 3D is designed to simplify spinal deformity procedures by allowing surgeons to drive simultaneous, three-dimensional correction.
June 18, 2020

icotec Gains Clearances for KONG VBR Spinal Systems

icotec Gains Clearances for KONG VBR Spinal Systems
KONG-TL and KONG-C, featuring Titaniumcoating (Ti-iT®), received FDA 510(k) clearance in the U.S. and CE Mark approval in Europe.
June 16, 2020

Zavation Medical Launches Cortical Screw

Zavation Medical Launches Cortical Screw
The device is designed to achieve greater cortical bone purchase with a smaller midline incision when using Cortical Bone Trajectory.
June 15, 2020

Providence Medical Enrolls in FUSE IDE Study

Providence Medical Enrolls in FUSE IDE Study
FUSE is designed to demonstrate superiority of Circumferential Cervical Fusion vs. traditional ACDF in patients at high risk for nonunion or revisions.
June 11, 2020

Augmedics xvision Used in First U.S. Spinal Fusion

Augmedics xvision Used in First U.S. Spinal Fusion
Surgeons used the augmented reality system to visualize anatomy with simulated “x-ray vision” and to accurately guide instruments and implants.
June 5, 2020

BRICON and PINA Medizintechnik to Merge

BRICON and PINA Medizintechnik to Merge
The companies' portfolios of cervical and lumbar spinal products are complementary. BRICON is based in Germany and PINA in Switzerland.
May 29, 2020

SI-BONE’s iFuse SI Fusion Implant Covered by Aetna

SI-BONE’s iFuse SI Fusion Implant Covered by Aetna
The positive coverage policy further validates acceptance of iFuse as a treatment option for patients with chronic sacroiliac joint dysfunction.
May 27, 2020

Axis Spine Gains FDA Clearance for Axis-ALIF

Axis Spine Gains FDA Clearance for Axis-ALIF
Axis has developed a platform technology of build in situ modular cages as an alternative to conventional designs.
May 15, 2020

Neo Medical Raises Funding for Growth in Spinal Fusion

Neo Medical Raises Funding for Growth in Spinal Fusion
Neo Medical has developed a universal surgical platform, including five instruments and fourteen implants covering most spine indications.
May 11, 2020

Precision Spine Launches Slimplicity HP Anterior Cervical Plate

Precision Spine Launches Slimplicity HP Anterior Cervical Plate
Precision Spine commenced U.S. launch of the Slimplicity® HP Anterior Cervical Plating (ACP) System, which accommodates diverse patient anatomies and pathologies with low profile constrained, semi-constrained or hybrid constructs....
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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May 7, 2020

Camber Spine Launches New Anterior Cervical Plates

Camber Spine Launches New Anterior Cervical Plates
The SPIRA-C Standalone Integrated Interbody and the FORTICO Anterior Cervical Plate are FDA 510(k)-cleared and ready for U.S. launch.
May 5, 2020

NuVasive Expands Advanced Materials Science Implant Portfolio

NuVasive Expands Advanced Materials Science Implant Portfolio
The AMS implant portfolio includes proprietary surface and structural technologies to enhance biomechanical properties of materials for spine procedures.
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.
April 28, 2020

Life Spine Gains FDA Clearance for Additions to ARx

Life Spine Gains FDA Clearance for Additions to ARx
The clearance addresses implant and instrument additions to the system. ARx is Life Spine's fourth 510(k) clearance in 2020 with 92 total since inception.
April 23, 2020

Nanovis Awarded FDA Clearance for Nano FortiFix Pedicle Screw

Nanovis Awarded FDA Clearance for Nano FortiFix Pedicle Screw
This is the first pedicle screw system with a Nanotechnology designation and osteoblast/stem cell data comparing performance to other surface types.
April 20, 2020

Precision Spine Launches Reform MC Posterior Lumbar Fusion System

Precision Spine Launches Reform MC Posterior Lumbar Fusion System
The Reform MC is a top-loading, multiple component, posterior spinal fixation system with cannulated pedicle screws, straight and lordotic rods and locking cap screws.
April 9, 2020

Signus Medizintechnik Gains CE Mark for BIG ST ALIF Cage

Signus Medizintechnik Gains CE Mark for BIG ST ALIF Cage
Signus Medizintechnik announced CE Mark approval for the BIG® ST ALIF Cage and JASPIS® ST Cervical Cage, additions to the company's Structural Titanum portfolio of 3D-printed cages.
April 2, 2020

NuVasive Issues Field Safety Notice for MAGEC System

NuVasive Issues Field Safety Notice for MAGEC System
NuVasive voluntarily issued an Urgent Field Safety Notice in the U.K. and Ireland to address concerns identified by The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency over continued use of the MAGEC device for the treatment of scoliosis.
March 31, 2020

Nexxt Spine Launches Nexxt Matrixx Corpectomy

Nexxt Spine Launches Nexxt Matrixx Corpectomy
Nexxt Spine received FDA 510(k) clearance of the Nexxt Matrixx® Corpectomy System, and commenced product launch.
March 23, 2020

Safe Orthopaedics’ Key Patents Confirmed in Europe

Safe Orthopaedics’ Key Patents Confirmed in Europe
The European Patent Office confirmed the strength of certain of Safe Orthopaedics' patents following an opposition procedure by Neo Medical.
March 10, 2020

NuVasive Attrax Putty Study Results

NuVasive Attrax Putty Study Results
Study results support the use of NuVasive's Attrax® Putty as a standalone bone graft substitute for autograft in instrumented thoracolumbar posterolateral lumbar fusion.
March 3, 2020

AO Foundation and icotec Developing Spinal Stabilization

AO Foundation and icotec Developing Spinal Stabilization
The AO Foundation and icotec will jointly develop a new spinal stabilization system based on icotec's BlackArmor® Carbon/PEEK composite material.
February 28, 2020

ATEC to Acquire EOS imaging

ATEC to Acquire EOS imaging
Alphatec/ATEC entered into an agreement to acquire EOS imaging for nearly USD $122 million in cash and equity. The transaction is slated to close in 3Q20.
February 26, 2020

RTI Surgical SImmetry System Interim Study Results

RTI Surgical SImmetry System Interim Study Results
RTI Surgical's SImmetry® sacroiliac fusion system yielded evidence of fusion in 98% of treated joints, per interim study results.
February 26, 2020

NuVasive Hits $1 Billion in Spine Sales for 2019

NuVasive Hits $1 Billion in Spine Sales for 2019
Improving MIS adoption and new products drove NuVasive's growth in 2019 but the company also announced the launch of its Pulse system will be delayed.

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