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DePuy Synthes Spine introduces Zero-Profile Plate with allograft spacer for neck surgery

The SYNFIX® Evolution System is a new implant for stand-alone Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) that provides superior biomechanical stability compared to other stand-alone ALIF implants.   Zero-Profile Plate with


MEDICREA launches lifetime warranty for its patient-specific UNiD™ constructs

The Medicrea Group, a manufacture of personalised analytical services and implant solutions for the treatment of complex spinal conditions, announced in October that the company will implement a lifetime warranty


Firefly lights the way for spine surgery with 3D prints

Spinal Elements, a spine technology company, announced that they will be working with Mighty Oak Medical to market the Firefly surgical guidance system. The Firefly system consists of bone models


NuVasive’s spinal deformity technology helps leading surgeon in treating six-year-old with early onset scoliosis and severe kyphosis

NuVasive, a medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the company’s MAGEC® system to be surgically implanted using its


SIGNUS Medizintechnik receives 510(k) clearance for posterior pedicle screw system DIPLOMAT®

The DIPLOMAT has been developed in cooperation with international spine experts. As a posterior fixation system it provides user-friendly and reliable instrumentation for all spine treatments. “The main focus of


Full-endoscopic operations of the spine in disc herniations and spinal stenosis

Sebastian Ruetten discusses the techniques and benefits of full-endoscopic procedures Degenerative constrictions of the spinal canal with compression of neural elements arise as a result of bony, disk, capsular, or


DIPLOMAT® MIS – Minimal-invasive posterior instrumentation

Greater flexibility and efficiency for all treatments To ensure optimal patient treatment, the demands placed on a pedicle screw system are very high – regardless of the particular indication. Both


8 February 2017 – Improving Data Quality in the National Joint Registry: Regional Event; West Bromwich

The National Joint Registry is calling all staff in both the NHS and independent sector alike who are involved with the NJR – for example, from pre-assessment units, theatre, data


Electrodes on the brain could return sense of ‘touch feedback’ to patients with spinal cord injuries

University of Washington researchers have announced a promising discovery, that electrodes placed on the surface of the brain could help those with spinal cord injuries recover a sense of  ‘touch feedback’,


Many back pain patients get limited relief from opioids and worry about taking them

A new study has revealed that many patients with chronic low back pain get limited pain relief from taking opioids. Patients also reported concerns about the long-term usage of opioid