Ten spine technologies won “Best New Technology for 2012”.

A record number of new technologies was submitted this year. The odds of winning were longer and our esteemed panel of judges was particularly picky. High scores were few and far between. But a few new technologies caught these discriminating surgeons’ attention. And the winners are…

Over 35 outstanding inventions representing the inspired work of engineers, inventors and surgeons were submitted for consideration in 2012. 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
  • Cervical Care
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Care
  • Thoracolumbar Care

Biomaterials and Biologics

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Biomet, Inc.
Indux™ Cortical Strip
ISTO Technologies, Inc.

Cervical Care

TransCorp Spine
SpinePort™ MIS Access System

Minimally Invasive Spine Care

Medtronic Spinal
MAST® MIDLF™ Procedure
Safe Wire
Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
SMISS Core Curriculum

Thoracolumbar Care

Biomet, Inc.
DeRoduction® System
Biomet, Inc.
Translation™ Screw
Mighty Oak Medical
FIREFLY Technology
NuVasive, Inc.
NuVasive® Bendini® System