Ten spine technologies won “Best New Technology for 2013”

The Ten Best New Spine Technologies for 2013 >> Here they are—the best of the best. The best new technologies for spine care for 2013. Our demanding and exceedingly picky judges sorted through 40 outstanding submissions to pick 10 winners. There were a couple of surprises this year, including the number one vote getter—a new pharma compound!

This annual award rewards inventors, engineering teams, surgeons and their companies who’ve created the most innovative, enduring and practical products in 2013 to treat back pain.

Winning categories were:

  • Biomaterials and Biologics
  • Cervical Care
  • Diagnostic & Imaging
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Care
  • Thoracolumbar Care

Biomaterials and Biologics

AFcell Medical, Inc.
AmnioClear Amniotic Tissue

Cervical Care

Globus Medical, Inc.
CANOPY™ Posterior
Decompression System

Diagnostic & Imaging

Johns Hopkins University
Automatic Labeling of Vertebrae in Intraoperative Images Using
LevelCheck: A Tool against Wrong-Level Spine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Spine Care

Benevue Medical
Kiva VCF Treatment
Globus Medical, Inc.
LATIS™ MIS Expandable
Lumbar Interbody Spacer
Orthozon Technologies
Lumiere Retractor System

Osteomed Spine
PrimaLIF™ Lateral
Lumbar Interbody Fusion
(LLIF) System
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension)
PhDx Systems, Inc.
TrackMyBack app

Thoracolumbar Care

Interlocked Double Sacrum Screw