Globus Medical Announces First Surgeries with Revolutionary CREO ONE™ Robotic Screw

The Latest Enhancement to Robotically Navigated Spine Surgery with ExcelsiusGPS® 

AUDUBON, Pa., April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE: GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions company, today announced the recent launch of CREO ONE™, the market’s first robotic screw designed for spine surgery with ExcelsiusGPS®.

CREO ONE™ enhances the company’s groundbreaking modular pedicle screw platform by simplifying pedicle preparation while maintaining navigational accuracy and increasing pullout strength by 86% compared to traditional pedicle screws tapped to size. The screw is the first of its kind to offer this level of advanced robotic integration, streamlined workflow, and pullout strength. 

The CREO ONE™ screw’s unique tip may save time and improve efficiency in the OR by reducing procedural steps. “The screw completely eliminates the need to tap and simply requires a starting, pilot hole to break the cortex prior to placing the vertebral pedicle screw, further streamlining the operative workflow while increasing screw pullout strength,” said Dr. Frank La Marca, neurosurgeon in Jackson, Michigan. “The awl-style tip helps the screw follow a pre-planned trajectory and gives me the confidence of maintained navigational accuracy without performing traditional pedicle preparation. This makes the entire procedure easier and more reliable.”

CREO ONE™ is part of the CREO AMP® family. CREO ONE™ screws are compatible with CREO MIS® and CREO AMP® screw heads, and use existing CREO® navigation instruments. 

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About Globus Medical, Inc. 
Globus Medical, Inc. is a leading musculoskeletal solutions company based in Audubon, PA. The company was founded in 2003 by an experienced team of professionals with a shared vision to create products that enable surgeons to promote healing in patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Additional information can be accessed at

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Brian Kearns 
Senior Vice President, Business Development and Investor Relations 
Phone: (610) 930-1800 

Source: Globus Medical

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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