Spine

ATEC to Feature Comprehensive Procedural Solutions at NASS 2021

Clinical benefits of Prone TransPsoas (PTP) approach and EOS imaging technology to be showcased in booth presentations

September 15, 2021

CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATEC), a provider of innovative solutions dedicated to revolutionizing the approach to spine surgery, announced today that the Company’s comprehensive procedural portfolio will be featured at the North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, which will be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from September 29 through October 1, 2021.

“We are excited to feature the breadth of clinically distinct products and procedures that ATEC’s Organic Innovation Machine has developed and released,” said Pat Miles, Chairman and CEO. “At this year’s NASS meeting, we will highlight novel solutions like the PTP approach, EOS imaging and the InVictus™ posterior fixation system, each of which brings unprecedented clinical benefits into the operating room. We intend to make it profoundly clear that ATEC is committed to improving the surgical experience in spine and we are well on our way to becoming the industry’s standard bearer.”

Booth Presentations

ATEC is partnering with renowned spine surgeons to demonstrate the clinical utility of the PTP technique and EOS imaging technology. Visit ATEC at booth #2308 for the following brief presentations:

Presentation Date and Time Presenter
PTP is Not Prone Lateral September 29, at 10:00am ET Luiz Pimenta, MD, PhD and John Pollina, MD
Defining Alignment Objectives with EOS September 29, at 12:00pm ET Shay Bess, MD
PTP for Complex Deformity September 29, at 3:00pm ET Vedat Deviren, MD
Incorporating EOS in Clinical Routine September 30 at 9:30am ET Shay Bess, MD
PTP for Outpatient Setting September 30 at 12:00pm ET Matthew Colman, MD and Ray Oshtory, MD
Addressing Sagittal Alignment at L5-S1 September 30 at 3:05pm ET Vedat Deviren, MD and Ray Oshtory, MD

ATEC Innovation

ATEC’s booth will showcase the Company’s complete portfolio of innovative spine solutions, including the following:

The PTP Approach. Designed by the team that created the lateral technique for spine fusion, PTP advances lateral surgery with a more predictable and reproducible approach for a wide range of patient pathologies. Positioning the patient prone allows for a streamlined surgical approach that addresses many of the challenges that have limited adoption of lateral spine fusion. Specifically, the PTP approach is designed to deliver the benefits of less invasive surgery, while minimizing unnecessary patient repositioning, enhancing time efficiencies, providing surgeons with increased optionality and improving the reproducibly of achieving spinal alignment objectives. The comprehensive approach seamlessly integrates the PTP Patient Positioning System, the SIGMA-PTP Access System, IdentiTi indication-specific interbody solutions, the InVictus Spinal Fixation System, and the SafeOp Neural InformatiX System, which objectively monitors the direction and relative proximity of nerves, as well as the health of the lumbar plexus.

EOSedge™. Capable of capturing standardized, full-body and localized weight-bearing imaging while optimizing radiation exposure, EOS edge is designed to enable a 3D model of patients’ skeletal systems, providing unprecedented diagnostic and surgical planning capabilities. EOS technology is being integrated with ATEC’s approach-specific solutions to better inform surgery and enhance the predictability of outcomes by allowing surgeons to more effectively assess the patient’s full-body alignment, establish surgical objectives, and simulate surgery with optimized implants.

SafeOp™ Neural InformatiX System. The SafeOp Neural InformatiX System meets an unmet need for objective, intraoperative neural information during surgery by seamlessly integrating critical neural information into ATEC procedural solutions. SafeOp is designed with electromyography (EMG) and somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEP) to provide surgeons with actionable information regarding both the location and the health of nerves at risk during surgery. The system integrates seamlessly into operating rooms with a small footprint and wireless connectivity.

InVictus™ Posterior Fixation System. The InVictus System is a comprehensive cervico-thoracic-lumbo-sacral spinal fixation platform uniquely designed to address the spine from occiput to illium. InVictus has been engineered to provide adaptable, predictable surgical treatment of a range of pathologies from complex deformity to degenerative conditions through open, MIS, or hybrid approaches. Featuring familiar and consistent instrument design and dependable Helical Flange® technology, the system offers robust instrumentation for even the most challenging procedural scenarios. The platform is fully compatible with the SafeOp Neural InformatiX System, enabling real-time trajectory and placement confirmation during stylet and screw insertion, providing a predictable fixation solution.

About ATEC

ATEC, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Alphatec Spine, Inc., EOS imaging S.A. and SafeOp Surgical, Inc., is a medical device company dedicated to revolutionizing the approach to spine surgery through clinical distinction. ATEC’s Organic Innovation Machine™ is focused on developing new approaches that integrate seamlessly with the Company’s expanding AlphaInformatiX Platform to better inform surgery and more safely and reproducibly achieve the goals of spine surgery. ATEC’s vision is to become the Standard Bearer in Spine. For more information, visit us at www.atecspine.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements made during the events referenced herein may contain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainty. Such statements are based on management’s current expectations and are subject to many risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. These and other forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future results and are subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. A list and description of such factors, risks and uncertainties can be found in the Company’s most recent annual report, and any subsequent quarterly and current reports, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ATEC disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise unless required by law.

Contacts

Investor/Media Contact:
Tina Jacobsen, CFA
Investor Relations
(760) 494-6790
investorrelations@atecspine.com

Company Contact:
J. Todd Koning
Chief Financial Officer
Alphatec Holdings, Inc.
investorrelations@atecspine.com

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Chris J. Stewart

Chris currently serves as President and CEO of Surgio Health. Chris has close to 20 years of healthcare management experience, with an infinity to improve healthcare delivery through the development and implementation of innovative solutions that result in improved efficiencies, reduction of unnecessary financial & clinical variation, and help achieve better patient outcomes. Previously, Chris was assistant vice president and business unit leader for HPG/HCA. He has presented at numerous healthcare forums on topics that include disruptive innovation, physician engagement, shifting reimbursement models, cost per clinical episode and the future of supply chain delivery.

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