Spinal Fusion

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....

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.

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.

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.

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.

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....

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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....

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.

INSPAN Reports Study Results from Inspan Interspinous Fixation Device

INSPAN Reports Study Results from Inspan Interspinous Fixation Device
INSPAN announced successful results from a long-term follow-up clinical study of outpatient L4-L5 lumbar interspinous fixation for degenerative spinal stenosis using the Inspan® ScrewLES™ Fusion interspinous fixation device.

Tenon Medical’s Catamaran SI Fixation Study Results

Studies indicate that Tenon Medical's Catamaran™ Sacroiliac Joint Fixation System demonstrated an over 85% reduction in SIJ pain at six weeks, with radiographic evidence of solid continuous bridging bone across the treated joint at six months.

SpineCraft Launches ASTRA OCT Spine System

SpineCraft completed the ASTRA product platform with launch of its Occipito-Cervico-Thoracic system for use in posterior cervical fusion.

Study Results: RTI Surgical’s TETRAfuse 3D PEKK Technology

Studies show that RTI Surgical's TETRAfuse® PEKK implants demonstrated bone ingrowth, no radiographic interference, no fibrotic tissue membrane formation, a significant increase in bony apposition over time and a significantly higher push-out strength vs. standard PEEK.

CIGNA Establishes Positive Coverage for MIS SI Joint Fusion

CIGNA Establishes Positive Coverage for MIS SI Joint Fusion
CIGNA announced a positive coverage policy for minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion exclusive for FDA-cleared implants that are placed across the SI joint, such as SI-BONE's iFuse Implant System.

DePuy Synthes Launches SYMPHONY OCT System

DePuy Synthes launched the SYMPHONY Occipito-Cervico-Thoracic System, expanding its offering for the treatment of conditions in the neck and upper spine.

Implanet Granted Patent in Japan for JAZZ Lock

Implanet was granted a patent in Japan for JAZZ Lock® technology, part of its JAZZ™ solutions platform to treat degenerative spine disorders.