Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Judge rejects Birmingham neurosurgeon's plea deal

In a rare move, a federal judge today refused to accept the guilty plea of a Birmingham neurosurgeon who admitted to performing unnecessary spinal surgeries on his patients and cheating insurers out of $11 million for them.Under the terms of a plea deal, Dr. Aria Sabit faced a maximum of 11 years in prison.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Invibio Biomaterial Solutions: New European Approval – Semi-rigid Spinal Rods Now Available to Bridge Treatment Gap

Thornton Cleveleys, UK (PRWEB) October 05, 2015 -- Polymeric spinal rods provide a bridge between rigid all-metal spinal implants and more dynamic therapeutic options. Adopting this "bridging" approach, Francebased Innov'spine, a leading specialist in innovative solutions for spinal

Brainlab is Driving High Global Demand for Mobile Intraoperative Imaging

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brainlab, a global leader in medical technology, achieves major sales milestone with Airo® Mobile Intraoperative CT in just a little over a year since the first shipment. University of Utah Health Care and Henry Ford Hospital round out the 50 hospitals to have already acquired Airo for enhanced surgical decision-making.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Learn about the 40 Most Important Artificial Discs – Motion preservation/non-fusion technologies are witnessing high adoption rates among spine surgeons and patients

According to Riya Singh Senior Research Analyst at MarketsandMarkets, the artificial discs market is expected to witness 11% growth rate between 2015 and 2020. Who are the main players? Which are the most important products? Visit http://www.thespinemarketgroup.com/p/adr.html and learn about 40 relevant artificial discs.Advantages of non-fusion surgery over open spine surgery such as

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Visit In’Tech Medical at Booth #1633.North American Spine Society (NASS) October 14-16 in Chicago, IL

The Ideal (If Uncommon) Way To Launch A New Medical Device Company

Why in the world would the president of a well-established, $2-billion spinal device powerhouse leave his post to join a yet-to-be-launched challenger in the same space? This was one of the many questions I put to Keith Valentine, president and CEO of SeaSpine, during a recent phone call. 

Friday, October 2, 2015

Over 2000 Patients Treated with Ellipse Technologies’ MAGEC® System

ALISO VIEJO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ellipse Technologies, Inc., a global medical device company, announced today that its proprietary MAGEC (MAGnetic Expansion Control) spinal

Alphatec Spine Launches Alphatec Neocore(TM) Osteoconductive Matrix in the U.S

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 01, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a global provider of spinal fusion technologies, announced today that the first patient surgical implantation of the Alphatec Neocore™

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Vexim Announces 2015 Half-Year Results

TOULOUSE, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:VEXIM (Paris:ALVXM) (FR0011072602 – ALVXM / PEA‐PME eligible), a medical device company specializing in minimally invasive solutions for the treatment of vertebral fractures, today reports consolidated results for the first half of 20151.

NuVasive Spine Foundation Exceeds $18 Million in Global Effort to Support Spine Surgery Patients in Need

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - September 30, 2015) - NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive,

SpineGuard receives CE mark for new application of its disruptive DSG™ (Dynamic Surgical Guidance) platform

PARIS and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2015 – SpineGuard (FR0011464452 – ALSGD), an innovative company that designs, develops, and markets disposable medical devices designed to make spine surgery safer, announced today the CE marking for its DSG™ Threaded Drill and the