Ten spine technologies won “Best New Technology for 2011”

Thirty-five outstanding inventions representing the inspired work of engineers, inventors and surgeons were submitted for consideration in 2011. The winning technologies were selected by an independent panel of surgeons according to each submission’s creativity and ability to advance the care of back patients.

Winning categories were:

  • Biomaterials and Biologics
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Care
  • Thoracolumbar Care

Biomaterials and Biologics

AlloStem® Stem Cell Bone Growth Substitute
Thompson MIS
BonePac Press
Advanced Biologics, LLC
OsteoAMP Structural

Minimally Invasive Spine Care

CoAlign Innovations Inc.
AccuLIF® Expandable Interbody Fusion Cage
Ellipse Technologies, Inc.
Magnetic Expansion Control (MAGEC™)
PROW™ FUSION Intervertebral Body Fusion Device
Society for MIS Surgery
SMISS Prospective Data Registry

Thoracolumbar Care

NeuroLogica Corp.
Aesculap, Inc.
Hydrolift Vertebral Body Replacement System
Nocimed, LLC
Nociscan™ Virtual Discogram™