Clinical symposium in 3D spinal balance and cervical deformity correction reinforce K2M’s global commitment to advancing patient care
LEESBURG, Va., April 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTWO) (the "Company" or "K2M"), a global leader of complex spine and minimally invasive solutions focused on achieving three-dimensional Total Body Balance™, hosted more than 100 international spine surgeons for its annual Meeting of Minds™ in Chicago, IL, from April 20-21, 2018. Meeting of Minds—the largest of K2M’s comprehensive medical education programs—offers interactive discussions and case presentations on the latest issues in spine surgery, including the latest in cervical deformity correction.
“Meeting of Minds featured outstanding presentations on cervical, thoracic and lumbar pathology with deformity cases in a perfect location with great key opinion leaders,” said Neville Alleyne, MD, a surgeon at Orthopaedic Specialists of North County in San Diego.
Interactive discussions and clinical workshops featured K2M’s comprehensive spinal balance portfolio, such as the: MESA® 2 Deformity Spinal System, EVEREST® Deformity Spinal System, RAVINE Lateral Access System®, NILE® Alternative Fixation Spinal System, MESA Small Stature Spinal System, EVEREST Minimally Invasive XT Spinal System, CAPRI® Large Expandable Corpectomy Cage System®, MOJAVE™ PL 3D Expandable Interbody System, and YUKON™ OCT Spinal System—a next-generation solution for posterior fixation in the occipito-cervico-thoracic spine.
K2M also featured Balance ACS® (or BACS®), which provides surgical solutions focused on achieving balance of the spine by addressing each anatomical vertebral segment with a 360-degree approach of the axial, coronal, and sagittal planes, emphasizing Total Body Balance as an important component of surgical success.
Meeting of Minds was chaired by distinguished leaders in spine surgery, including Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, MD, President and Founder of the FOCOS Orthopaedic Hospital, Accra, Ghana; Thomas Errico, MD, Chief of Spine Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center/Hospital for Joint Diseases; Harry Shufflebarger, MD, Chief of Spinal Surgery at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital; and John P. Kostuik, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Co-founder of K2M, and professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins University.
“K2M is proud to advance patient care by affording the world’s spine surgeons with world-class medical education opportunities on the latest technologies and techniques in treatment,” said Dr. Kostuik. “This year’s meeting featured expanded sessions on cervical deformity and three-dimensional correction. We want to thank all who attended, and we look forward to continue supporting surgeons worldwide by inventing new technologies that ultimately improve the lives of people with spinal deformities.”
For more information about K2M’s comprehensive Medical Education offering and K2M’s comprehensive product portfolio, visit www.K2M.com. For more information about Balance ACS, www.BACS.com.
K2M Group Holdings, Inc. is a global leader of complex spine and minimally invasive solutions focused on achieving three-dimensional Total Body Balance. Since its inception, K2M has designed, developed, and commercialized innovative complex spine and minimally invasive spine technologies and techniques used by spine surgeons to treat some of the most complicated spinal pathologies. K2M has leveraged these core competencies into Balance ACS, a platform of products, services, and research to help surgeons achieve three-dimensional spinal balance across the axial, coronal, and sagittal planes, with the goal of supporting the full continuum of care to facilitate quality patient outcomes. The Balance ACS platform, in combination with the Company’s technologies, techniques and leadership in the 3D-printing of spinal devices, enable K2M to compete favorably in the global spinal surgery market. For more information, visit www.K2M.com and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.
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