Alphatec Spine launches Battalion lateral system with Squadron retractor


Alphatec Spine has launched its new Battalion lateral system with the Alphatec squadron lateral retractor, and successfully completed initial patient surgeries including degenerative, multilevel and L4/L5 spinal segment cases.

Terry Rich, Alphatec Spine’s chief executive officer, says, “Our proprietary Squadron retractor…is designed to enhance the surgeon’s experience and improve clinical outcomes.  Early feedback from surgeon customers has been very positive regarding the system performance, differentiated feature set and ability to successfully treat even the most complex patient cases with a minimally invasive approach.”

Alphatec Spine have also announced the addition of two new sales executives, naming James (Jim) Duffy as area vice president, US Sales, South, and Greg Rhinehart as area vice president, US Sales, East. Duffy and Rhinehart will be responsible for expanding the company’s presence in the Southern and Eastern USA, respectively, including continuing to build dedicated sales agent relationships, targeting new customer and market opportunities, and providing service and support for existing surgeon customers.