Ascendx Spine receives the Southeast Medical Device Association “Spotlight” award


At the seventh annual Southeast Medical Device Association (SEMDA) conference (19–20 February, Atlanta, USA), Ascendx Spine received the Spotlight award for best presentation for its vertebral compression fractures (VCF) repair system.

According to a company press release, as a result of the award, Ascendx has been asked to be a featured presenting company at AdvaMed 2013: The MedTech Conference (23–25 September 2013, Washington, USA).


Julian M Mackenzie, president and chief executive officer of Ascendx Spine, said: “We are grateful to SEMDA for this prestigious award. Additionally, we look forward to presenting our story at AdvaMed 2013: The MedTech Conference.”


In December 2012, Ascendx received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Ascendx VCF repair system.  Previously, the company received FDA clearance for its Acu-Cut vertebral augmentation system. Both products are also approved for marketing in Europe.