K2M receives FDA clearance and CE mark for new interbody system

January 8, 2016
K2M Group Holdings Inc. recently announced it received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market its CASCADIA Lateral Interbody System featuring the…

ChoiceSpine receives FDA clearance for stand-alone cervical device

December 23, 2015
ChoiceSpine, a Knoxville-based spinal implant company, recently announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its TOMCAT stand-alone cervical…

K2M receives FDA clearance to market new minimally invasive spine system

December 17, 2015
K2M Group Holdings Inc. recently announced it received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market its Everest Minimally Invasive XT Spinal System. The…

FDA approves additional indications for Medtronic’s Infuse Bone Graft

December 11, 2015
Medtronic announced the FDA approval of additional spine surgery indications for its Infuse Bone Graft. Upon receiving final labeling approval from…

Bioventus acquires BioStructures and expands orthobiologic offerings

December 1, 2015
Bioventus LLC recently announced it has acquired BioStructures LLC, a developer and marketer of bioresorbable bone graft products for spinal and…

Interventional Spine receives FDA clearance for next generation fusion device

November 20, 2015
Interventional Spine Inc. recently announced FDA clearance of its next generation Opticage expandable interbody fusion device. The new system is an…

Meeting News Coverage

Demineralized bone sponges support posterolateral lumbar fusion

November 12, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Compared to autograft bone, which is considered the gold standard graft material for spine fusion, demineralized bone matrix in…

Cerapedics gets FDA premarket approval for first bone graft to be used in cervical spine

November 4, 2015
Cerapedics recently announced the FDA has approved the company’s premarket approval application for the i-FACTOR Peptide Enhanced Bone Graft…

Regenexx issued US patent for stem cell procedure used to treat orthopedic conditions

November 3, 2015
Regenexx recently announced its receipt of a U.S. patent for a same-day stem cell procedure used in the treatment of spine pain, joint injuries and…

LDR announces expanded indication for its cervical cage device

November 3, 2015
LDR Holding Corporation recently announced its ROI-C Cervical Cage has received FDA clearance to expand the indications of the device to include use…

8 important items to read from the CNS Annual Meeting

October 28, 2015
Spine Surgery Today features eight stories to keep your practice up to date from the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting.

Meeting News Coverage

Joimax launches two new products at NASS

October 17, 2015
Joimax recently launched its two newest products, the EndoLIF On-Cage and iLESSYS Delta interlaminar system, at the 30th annual North American Spine…

Meeting News Coverage

Solvay’s Zeniva polymer chosen for a new surface technology

October 17, 2015
Solvay Specialty Polymers recently announced its Zeniva polymer has been chosen by Vertera Spine to develop its PEEK Scoria, a porous surface…

Meeting News Coverage

Nexxt Spine announces development of new porous bioactive titanium material

October 15, 2015
Nexxt Spine LLC recently announced the development of NanoMatrixx, a new porous bioactive titanium material designed to be used in

Meeting News Coverage

Technological advances have best chance to improve spine surgery outcomes

September 30, 2015
NEW ORLEANS — Advancements in biologics and implant technology may be the main factor in driving and improving outcomes of spine surgery in the…

Cover StoryPublication Exclusive

Neuromodulation stem cells studied as new treatments for patients with spinal cord injuries

Spine Surgery Today, September/October 2015
An acute spinal cord injury is a sudden injury that results in a bruise, partial injury or complete injury of the spinal cord that demands immediate…

Perspective

Heterotopic ossification may not affect outcomes in patients receiving rhBMP-2

Spine Surgery Today, September/October 2015
Compared with patients who undergo single-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with allograft, patients who underwent the procedure and…

In the JournalsPerspective

Rate of surgical site infections higher during the summer months

September 22, 2015
Spine surgery in the summer may pose a higher risk of surgical site infections for patients, according to the results of a recently published study. …

5 items you need to read from August

September 16, 2015
Spine Surgery Today has put together a compilation of the five news stories and videos most viewed from August to keep you abreast of the current…

In the Journals

No conclusive evidence of link between bone morphogenetic protein use, cancer

September 10, 2015
According to the results of a recently published study, surgeons should assess an individual’s risk of developing cancer from the use of…