Awake MIS transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion may yield safe, effective outcomes

April 8, 2019
Published results showed awake endoscopic minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion may be a safe and efficacious option for lumbar…

Zimmer Biomet receives FDA 510(k) clearance for spine system intended for robotically assisted surgeries

March 25, 2019
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced it received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Rosa One Spine System, which is intended for robotically assisted…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Speaker discusses latest innovations in spine from DePuy Synthes

October 11, 2018
LOS ANGELES At the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Juan Jose Gonzalez, spoke about the latest innovations from DePuy Synthes…

Meeting News

Greater VAS improvement seen with posterolateral vs transgluteal SIJ fusion approach

September 28, 2018
LOS ANGELES — The posterior oblique approach for unilateral sacroiliac joint fusion may be superior to and have a reduced potential for…


VIDEO: Minimally invasive double approach to the lumbar spine in revision surgery

March 20, 2018
 In this video from Open Operating Theatre, Roberto Bassani, MD, from Milan, discussed how to perform a minimally invasive approach to the…

Meeting News

ALIF led to greater segmental lordosis at lumbosacral junction vs axial lumbar interbody fusion

March 10, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Better sagittal correction of adult spinal deformity and more favorable segmental lordosis were achieved when anterior lumbar…

From OT Europe

19th EFORT Congress in Barcelona: Relying on innovation to address complex spine deformities

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2018
The first and major aim of innovation is to actively influence the decision-making of any physician via new possibilities to overcome the limitations…


VIDEO: Latest offerings from DePuy Synthes attempt to simplify MIS spinal fusions

November 8, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Andrea Light discussed DePuy Synthes’s recent device

Meeting News

DePuy Synthes launched two MIS solutions for spinal fusion surgery

October 27, 2017
DePuy Synthes announced the launch of the Viper Prime System and the Concorde Clear MIS Discectomy Tool for minimally invasive spinal fusion surgery…

Meeting News

SpineGuard announces commercial release of sensor-guided pedicle screw system at NASS

October 27, 2017
SpineGuard announced the U. S. commercial release of the DSG-enabled Z-Direct Pedicle Screw system from Zavation at the North American Spine Society…

Zimmer Biomet launches TLIF cage for minimally invasive surgery

October 3, 2017
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. has announced the U.S. launch of the Avenue T TLIF Cage, which is a cage for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion…

Industry News

Spinal Resources receives FDA 510(k) clearance for new pedicle screw system

September 8, 2017
The Swedge Pedicle Screw System received FDA 510(k) clearance to be used with a 5.5-mm rod, according to an announcement from Spinal Resources Inc

FDA grants K2M 510(k) clearance for 3-D-printed corpectomy cage

June 28, 2017
K2M Group Holdings Inc. has announced it received FDA 510(k) clearance for the CAPRI Small 3D Static Corpectomy Cage System, which is first-to-market…

DePuy Synthes acquires Sentio

June 27, 2017
DePuy Synthes Products Inc. announced it has acquired Innovative Surgical Solutions LLC, doing business as Sentio LLC. Sentio markets nerve…

In the Journals

Similar outcomes seen with mini-open corpectomy without fusion vs open instrumented fusion

May 22, 2017
Investigators found comparable implant failure and reoperation rates up to 2-year follow-up for minimally invasive corpectomy with percutaneously…


VIDEO: MIS revision of de novo scoliosis, stenosis following open spinal instrumentation

April 18, 2017
In this video from Open Operating Theatre, Nils Hansen-Algenstaedt MD, department of spine surgery, OrthoCentrum, Hamburg, Germany, discusses…

Wenzel Spine announces acquisition of interspinous and facet fixation systems

April 13, 2017
Wenzel Spine Inc. announced it has completed an acquisition of the PrimaLOK SP Interspinous Fusion System and PrimaLOK FF Facet Fixation System from…


VIDEO: Transthoracic lateral retropleural minimally invasive microdiscectomy for disc herniation

April 4, 2017
In this video from Open Operating Theatre, Pedro Berjano, MD, PhD, IRCCS, Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, in Milan, discusses how to perform…

K2M announces new platform of 3-D solutions

March 30, 2017
K2M announced its new Balance Axial Coronal Sagittal platform and debuted it at three leading spine meetings in March 2017. According to a company…

Kern Singh, MD, launches Minimally Invasive Spine Study Group

March 9, 2017
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush announced the co-director of its Minimally Invasive Spine Institute, Kern Singh, MD, has founded a nonprofit…