BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The spine division of Zimmer Biomet (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, will showcase its portfolio of innovative clinical solutions and technologies at the North American Spine Society (NASS) annual meeting, October 14-17, 2015, in Chicago, Illinois. Zimmer Biomet will also host two clinical events:
Solution Showcase: "Supplemental MIS Fixation Options for LLIF"
NASS Exhibit Hall Floor Presentation
Wednesday, October 14
12:30 – 1 p.m.
Didactic and Cadaveric Workshop: "A Unique Modular Solution for Lateral Interbody Fusion and Fixation"
Timberline® MPF Lateral Fixation System
NASS Exhibit Hall Floor - The Learning Place Surgical Innovation Labs
Thursday, October 15
5 – 8 p.m.
"Zimmer Biomet works closely with spine surgeons so that we can offer innovative solutions that better meet their clinical needs, and meetings such as NASS are a great opportunity to showcase the latest advances from our strong pipeline of thoracolumbar, cervical fixation and biologics surgical solutions," said Steve Healy, General Manager, Zimmer Biomet Spine. "In addition to our innovative product designs and commitment to quality, we will highlight Zimmer Biomet's leading services and training programs. Every day, our spine teams advance and support the surgical community in the adoption of leading techniques and the achievement of improved outcomes."
Zimmer Biomet Spine products and technologies will be demonstrated at booth #1131 at the Chicago McCormick Place West Convention Center. Highlighted products include:
- Timberline® MPF Lateral Fixation System: A powerful lateral fusion solution featuring a three-blade radiolucent retractor, standard and hyperlordotic spacers and modular plate/screw fixation options.
- MaxAn® Anterior Cervical Plate System: Screw angulation, short plates, and innovative trial drill guides join forces to reduce adjacent level ossification (ALO) and facilitate optimal clinical outcomes.
- Virage® OCT Spinal Fixation System: Delivers 112° of conical range of motion, simplified rod alignment and reduced operating time via 360° Omnidirectional Extreme-angle Screw.
- Cellentra™ Advanced Allograft: A complete bone remodeling triad in a single, osteogenic and osteoinductive-verified product, featuring uniform cancellous bone size and shape particles for ideal scaffolding.
MaxAn One Anterior Cervical System incorporates technology developed by Gary K. Michelson, M.D.
About Zimmer Biomet
Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, Zimmer Biomet is a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. We design, manufacture and market orthopaedic reconstructive products; sports medicine, biologics, extremities and trauma products; spine, bone healing, craniomaxillofacial and thoracic products; dental implants; and related surgical products.
We collaborate with healthcare professionals around the globe to advance the pace of innovation. Our products and solutions help treat patients suffering from disorders of, or injuries to, bones, joints or supporting soft tissues. Together with healthcare professionals, we help millions of people live better lives.
We have operations in more than 25 countries around the world and sell products in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit zimmerbiomet.com or follow Zimmer Biomet on Twitter at twitter.com/zimmerbiomet.
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