7 MIS spine devices & technologies making the headlines

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Here are seven minimally invasive spine surgery devices and technologies making a splash in the industry.

Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital debuts spine surgery robot
Richmond, Va.-based Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital became one of four hospitals in the U.S. to install Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS. The robot is designed to increase patient safety and minimally invasive spine surgery accuracy, reducing radiation exposure, streamlining workflow and reproducibly assisting in implant placement.


Joimax highlights new products for endoscopic MIS spine
Joimax showcased its Camsource LED camera system, which is combined with the Vitegra Docu and Command Visual Integration System at the German Spine Society congress in Stuttgart, Nov. 30 to Dec. 2. The company also featured its EndoLIF portfolio, with the recently added EndoLIF Double-Wedge Cage.


Dr. Adam Lewis 1st in Mississippi to leverage EOI's FLXfit 3D for MIS spine
Adam Lewis, MD, is the first in Mississippi to use Expanding Orthopedics' FLXfit 3D Expandable Cage. He uses the technology to perform minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusions.


Titan Medical installs 1st Sport Surgical System in Europe
Titan Medical installed its Sports Surgical System at the Institute of Image-Guided Surgery in Strasbourg, France, making it the first center in Europe to install the system. The Institute of Image-Guided Surgery is the final planned installation site for Titan Medical's feasibility and validation studies to support the company's regulatory submissions for the Sport Surgical System.


DePuy Synthes introduces Purevue Visualization System for MIS
DePuy Synthes unveiled its Purvue Visualization System for minimally invasive endoscopic surgery. The imaging platform integrates a light source, an image processor and local image management to offer a smaller operating room footprint.


The technologies transforming spine in 2018: Key thoughts from Dr. Robert Masson
Robert Masson, MD, founder of Ocoee, Fla.-based Masson Spine Institute, examined the key spine technology trends for 2018. He highlighted Misonix as a frontrunner in the MIS industry, for "its advanced ultrasonic bone management strategies which are being optimized to microsurgery."


Global minimally invasive spine surgery to grow at 7.6% CAGR through 2020
The global minimally invasive spine surgery market will likely grow at a 7.57 percent compound annual growth rate through 2020, according to a Healthcare Market Reports analysis. Dominant market players include DePuy Synthes, Medtronic, NuVasive, Stryker and Zimmer Biomet.


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