Marty Altshuler and Rick Henson were given an opportunity to acquire spinal products and transition from a distributorship to a full line implant manufacturing company. There was only one option: they made the deal and founded ChoiceSpine in 2006. Today, they are prioritizing ASCs and continued growth in Europe.

We spoke to leadership at Camber Spine, NuVasive, SeaSpine and Spinal Elements and saw debuts from Brainlab, Globus Medical, Medtronic and Zimmer Biomet. Here's what we learned on the floor this year.


In light of an evolving landscape that can be difficult to navigate, reimbursement expert Kim Norton offered a high-level view of the shifts occurring today.
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We've made progress on the popular suggestion to combine BARE BONES® and ORTHOKNOW® into one publication. Come learn what improvements await!

The Advanced Development of Additive Manufacturing project will complete pre-clinical trials by month-end, and begin first human trials within 2019. The startup seeks to reduce costs of production by half.


Smith+Nephew CEO Namal Nawana will exit from his 18-month tenure on October 31, by mutual agreement, to pursue opportunities outside of the U.K. Roland Diggelmann will take the role in November.
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TrellOss-TC, TrellOss-C and TrellOss-TS comprise the company's first porous titanium implant platform manufactured through a 3D printing/additive manufacturing process. Lateral, anterior and stand-alone designs will come in 2020.
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