Alphatec to showcase new Arsenal spinal fixation system at NASS


Alphatec Holdings, the parent company of Alphatec Spine, has announced that it will showcase its new spinal fixation system, Arsenal, as well as its portfolio of products at the upcoming North American Spine Society (NASS) meeting in San Francisco, California, USA.

This year Alphatec will host the following events at NASS:


Alphatec spinal fusion technologies technical exhibit booth #829: Alphatec will be showcasing its portfolio of spinal fusion products, including Arsenal, its newest spinal fixation system, which is currently in limited market release in the USA. Arsenal has been designed as a comprehensive system capable of handling the most complex degenerative pathologies from T1 to the pelvis. During exhibit hours, Alphatec will be demonstrating the features of the Arsenal system, including the complete suite of new, ergonomically-designed instrumentation in its sawbones lab at the booth. In addition, Alphatec will be providing booth tours and highlighting the features and benefits of key products including: Illico MIS, Trestle Luxe, Alphatec Solus and its full suite of biologics products that aid in successful spinal fusion.


Educational symposium led by Brian Kwon: On 12 November 5:30pm, Alphatec is hosting an educational symposium entitled, “The timing of surgery for acute spinal cord injury – bench to bedside translational perspectives.” Kwon is a surgeon-scientist with advanced training in spine surgery and also a PhD in neuroscience. He is currently a professor in the Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, and holds the Canada research chair in spinal cord injury.

Less invasive solutions course: On Thursday, 13 November at 5:00pm, Alphatec is facilitating a “Less invasive solutions” course at the Moscone Convention Center for international surgeons alongside a renowned faculty, including Joseph Aferzon, Connecticut Spine Institute, Jeffrey Bash, Middlesex Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rolando Puno, Norton Leatherman Spine Center, and Blake Welling, Utah Spine Care. Course attendees will interactively rotate through our three cadaveric learning stations featuring: Illico MIS, the Alphatec Solus Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion system and the Epicage Lumbar Interbody System.


Jim Corbett, president and chief executive officer of Alphatec Spine says: “This year, we are especially excited about the unique opportunity to demonstrate Arsenal, our new spinal fixation system with its innovative implants and thoughtfully-designed instrumentation to the large audience of spine care professionals attending NASS.”