Saturday, September 20, 2014

Amedica Corporation Builds on Success of Valeo II(TM) Silicon Nitride Interbody Spinal Fusion Devices

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --Amedica Corporation (Nasdaq:AMDA), a commercial biomaterial company focused on silicon nitride ceramics as a material platform to develop, manufacture and sell novel medical devices, is pleased to announce the release of its second generation silicon nitride transforaminal lumbar (TL) interbody fusion device.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Baxano Surgical to Explore Strategic Alternatives for Its MIS Spine Business

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Baxano Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq:BAXS), a medical device company focused on designing, developing and marketing minimally invasive

Spine Wave Announces the Commercial Launch of the Annex® Adjacent Level System

SHELTON, CT--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2014) - Spine Wave, Inc. is a medical device company dedicated to leveraging its proprietary technology and expertise to provide spine surgeons with a broad, differentiated portfolio of expandable and other less invasive, more efficient solutions to real

Thursday, September 18, 2014

K2M Debuts EVEREST Minimally Invasive Spinal System at the Society for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery Global Forum 2014

LEESBURG, Va., Sep 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "K2M), a global medical device company focused on designing, developing and commercializing innovative and proprietary complex spine technologies, techniques and minimally ...

Aurora Spine Announces Launch of TiNANO™ Lumbar Interbody Cages

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 17, 2014) - Aurora Spine Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ASG) is excited to announce the launch of the first wave of next generation lumbar Interbody Cages. The ECHO™ MIS Interbody System (PLIF) and ECHO XL™ MIS Interbody

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Medtronic Launches New Balloon Kyphoplasty Products for Treating Spinal Fractures

MEMPHIS, TN - September 17, 2014 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), today announced the launch of the KYPHON Express(TM) II Balloon Kyphoplasty Platform, which includes the next generation KYPHON ® Cement Delivery System. This new platform is the latest advancement in the

Integra LifeSciences to Acquire Medtronic's MicroFrance and Xomed Manual ENT and Laparoscopy Instrumentation Lines

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) and Medtronic, Inc. today announced an agreement in which Integra will acquire Medtronic's MicroFrance and Xomed manual ENT and laparoscopy instrumentation lines for

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Ortho Kinematics Enters Agreement with Medtronic for Promotion of VMA

AUSTIN, Texas – Sept 16, 2014 — Ortho Kinematics‚ Inc. (OKI), a privately held healthcare diagnostic company focused on spine imaging informatics, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Medtronic, giving Medtronic the ability to promote OKI's VMA (Vertebral Motion Analysis) test to spine surgeons.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Spineology Announces Release of a Next Generation Spinous Process Fixation System

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spineology Inc., the innovator in anatomy conserving spine surgeryTM, is excited to announce the full release of its VIATM Spinous Process Fixation System.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Updated: 100 Most Important Spinal Companies Worldwide

In the year 2000, the spinal market players were a limited number of companies with spinal products such as Sofamor/Danek ( acquired later by Medtronic), DePuy/Acromed, Synthes and some small companies such as Aesculap, or Howmedica more involved in the Orthopedic business.