September 2017  
ORTHOWORLD estimated the 2016 spine market at $8.8 billion, up 2% from 2015. While hundreds of companies participate, we highlight for you our leading ten players--Medtronic, DePuy Synthes, NuVasive, Stryker, Globus Medical, Zimmer Biomet, K2M, Aesculap, Spineart and Alphatec Spine.
In anticipation of new devices to be launched at the NASS Annual Meeting, we asked James F. Marino, M.D., a thought leader in MIS and founder of companies NuVasive and Trinity Orthopedics, about the technologies.

October issue

October issue


In five years time, the number of supplier exhibitors has doubled at the NASS Annual Meetings. It's true that the OEMs have grown, too, but at half the pace. What's driving this shift?

Upon completion, Centinel Spine will add cervical and lumbar artificial disc systems to its portfolio. The acquisition will leave DePuy Synthes with only the INMOTION lumbar disc. 
The traditional channel model is becoming untenable, and adding fuel to this fire, China's government has now issued regulation that directly regulates the route to market in ways that have not been seen before. 
This is the first significant jointly-developed new product for the combined ZBH entity, and is complementary to the Oxford® Partial Knee from Biomet.

OMTEC 2018 Update: 100 Companies Confirmed to Exhibit
Save the dates, June 12-14, 2018 and begin your search for new partners today Interested in exhibiting? Confirm your space by September 29 to use your priority points for booth selection.
The trial will evaluate 2-year implant survivorship, which will be further evaluated at 5 and 10 years post-op. Since initial clinical use in 2Q16, >350 Cadence procedures have been performed in seven countries, including Europe and the U.S.
OsteoCrete is the first bone void filler in the U.S. to incorporate magnesium to support bone development--as opposed to the more common base of calcium.