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Zimmer Biomet to Feature Clinical Data on the Aspen® MIS Fusion System and the Timberline® Systems during the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Annual Meeting

Broomfield, CO – September 26, 2016 – Zimmer Biomet Spine, Inc. today announced positive topline data on the Aspen MIS Fusion System and the Timberline Systems from three studies validating less invasive treatment methods for degenerative disc disease and spondylolisthesis. The studies will be presented as ePosters during the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting (CNS), September 24 to 28 in San Diego.

“Zimmer Biomet’s clinical data demonstrates the benefits of less-invasive spinal fusion techniques, at a time when the industry is continuing to improve minimally invasive treatment options for patients,” said Adam Johnson, Group President of Zimmer Biomet Spine, Dental, CMF and Thoracic. “We look forward to discussing the one-year outcomes of our randomized controlled trial, as well as executing more research in the future so we can continue to develop the evidence necessary to support excellent patient outcomes.”

Demonstrations of the Aspen MIS Fusion System and the Timberline Systems will be available at Zimmer Biomet Booth #429.  

ePosters: 

  1. Interspinous Process Fixation versus Pedicle Screw Fixation in Circumferential Arthrodesis: Outcomes from a Prospective Randomized Multi-Center Trial(ePoster 1287)

Lead Investigator: Dr. Kee Kim; UC Davis Health System, Dept. of Neurosurgery

Product Focus: Aspen MIS Fusion System

 

  1. Lateral Lumber Interbody Fusion with Integrated Lateral Modular Plate Fixation: Intraoperative and Follow-Up Outcomes (ePoster 1312)

Lead Investigator: Dr. Ryan DenHaese; AXIS Neurosurgery and Spine

Product Focus: Timberline MPF Lateral Fixation System; Aspen MIS Fusion System

 

  1. Anterior Versus Lateral Circumferential Lumbar Arthrodesis: Outcomes from a Prospective Multi-Center Study (ePoster 1301)

Lead Investigator: Dr. Kee Kim; UC Davis Health System, Dept. of Neurosurgery

Product Focus: Timberline Lateral Fusion System; Aspen MIS Fusion System

 

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; office based technologies; spine, 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 www.zimmerbiomet.com or follow Zimmer Biomet on Twitter at www.twitter.com/zimmerbiomet.

 

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Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President and CEO of Ortho Spine Partners and sits on several company and industry related Boards. He also is the Creator and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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