By Andrew Nurre – May 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO, CA – May 22, 2017 – NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, today announced the Company’s increased investment and support of adult and pediatric deformity research, education, and awareness initiatives throughout 2017.
NuVasive increased its focus on the $2.5 billion deformity market in May 2015 with the launch of its Integrated Global Alignment® (iGA®) platform and RELINE® posterior fixation system. In February 2016, NuVasive expanded its footprint into the early onset scoliosis market with the addition of its industryleading MAGEC® system, which utilizes innovative magnetic technology within adjustable growing rods. Today, NuVasive has the fastest growing spinal deformity portfolio and is expanding its support of key programs to drive improved clinical and economic outcomes. NuVasive recently launched the ‘Embracing the Journey Together’ program, which includes pediatric spinal deformity research, education and spinal deformity event support, supporting leading surgeons as they educate surgeons around the world.
“At NuVasive, we remain laser-focused on transforming the lives of patients through disruptive innovation and support of clinical education and research,” said Greg Lucier, NuVasive chairman and chief executive officer. “We’ve made tremendous gains in adult and pediatric spinal deformity innovation, with the versatile RELINE portfolio and MAGEC system. With the upcoming launch of the RELINE Small Stature system available this summer, I’m confident in our ability to outpace the market. We’re proud NuVasive has taken the lead in supporting key global initiatives designed to help improve the lives of patients around the world.”