Celebrating Excellence and Innovation in Spine Surgery Products
This annual award rewards inventors, engineering teams, surgeons and their companies who’ve created the most innovative, enduring and practical products in 2018 to treat back care. To win the Orthopedics This Week Best New Technology Award for spine care, a new technology must meet the following criteria:
- Be creative and innovative.
- Bring long term significance to treating spine pathologies. Does this technology have staying power?
- Solve a current clinical problem.
- Improve standard of care
- Is cost effective
- I would use it.
Our expert panel scores every submission on a scale of 1 to 5 (5 being the highest score) for each of the above criteria.
A record 41 technologies were submitted for the 2019 BEST SPINE TECHNOLOGY award. We offer our thanks and deep appreciation to the engineering teams, surgeon inventors and companies for submitting their best ideas this year.
|COMPANY & PRODUCT
|A-Line Orthopaedics Corp.
Edge Upper Cervical System™
|icotec Medical, Inc.
Vader® One MIS/Open Carbon/PEEK Tumor Spine Screw
VERA (Virtual Exercise Rehabilation Assistant)
Evoke® ECAP-Controlled, Closed-Loop Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) System
|TDI (Tissue Differentiation Intelligence)
VIA Disc Matrix™