Latest Interventional Spine Inc. Stories

2014-02-12 08:28:13

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Interventional Spine, Inc. today announced the FDA clearance of eleven (11) additional sizes of the Opticage(TM) Expandable Interbody Fusion Device. The new sizes will allow surgeons to match an Expandable Opticage to more than 80% of their patients requiring Lumbar Fusion surgery. The Opticage Expandable Interbody Fusion Device features a continuously adjustable height within a working range of 9mm to 14mm. Since market release in...

2011-05-24 05:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interventional Spine, Inc. today announced the first use of its innovative Percutaneous Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion System, the PerX360 System(TM), for the treatment of lumbar discogenic pain and instability. Developed with the assistance of renowned surgeons in Europe and the United States, this new system is the first and only system in the world capable of providing surgeons the ability to perform a complete 360 lumbar interbody...

2011-01-28 05:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interventional Spine®, Inc. today announced the appointment of Brit DuBois, Vice President, Distributor Relations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100419/LA88318LOGO) Mr. DuBois brings to Interventional Spine 25 years of experience in the orthopedic and spine industry. He has worked for a number of respected implant manufacturers including Zimmer Orthopedics, Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Aesculap, Macropore and...

2011-01-14 05:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interventional Spine®, Inc. today announced the appointment of Stephen T. Colaiezzi to the position of Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100419/LA88318LOGO) "We are very fortunate to have Stephen join our team. He brings the right kind of experience to drive our portfolio and accelerate our growth," said Walter Cuevas, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Colaiezzi brings to...

2010-11-04 05:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Interventional Spine®, Inc. today announced that the United States Patent Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 7,824,429, entitled Method and Apparatus for Spinal Fixation. This patent includes 43 claims that provide key patent protection for the Company's percutaneous transfacet-pedicular compression system for posterior spine fixation sold under the PERPOS® PLS System name and including the Company's...

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