AUDUBON, Pa., May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions company, announced today it is sponsoring the Society of Lateral Access Surgery’s (SOLAS®) newly developed Partnership Program as that organization’s first corporate Alliance Partner. SOLAS® is a non-profit organization that strives to shape the future of lateral access spine surgery through collaboration among members, exchange of ideas, and the promotion of new techniques that benefit patients, physicians and hospitals. This sponsorship demonstrates Globus Medical’s commitment to supporting key educational and research initiatives important to advancing lateral access surgery.
“Globus Medical recognizes that SOLAS® is the largest surgeon organization focused primarily on advancing lateral access surgery through peer-to-peer interaction and clinical research”, said Andrew Iott, Senior Vice President Global Product Development. “As leaders in the musculoskeletal device industry, Globus Medical supports medical advancements in this area of spine surgery and recognizes its importance in improving patients’ lives.”
Globus Medical will attend the 11th Annual SOLAS® Meeting being held May 17-19 in San Diego as a Corporate Alliance Partner at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Globus representatives will showcase their comprehensive lateral implant and instrument solutions including seven different expandable lateral interbody fusion devices that allow for minimized insertion, continuous expansion, and an optimized fit for each patient.
“This is an excellent opportunity to engage with clinical thought leaders and highlight some of the latest advancements Globus has made with our lateral expandable devices”, said Mr. Iott. “The adjustable lordosis spacer options for the RISE-L® and ELSA® expandable spacer systems have received excellent feedback. We are excited to share how this technology can help surgeons maximize correction and address sagittal spinal imbalance from a lateral approach.”
Globus Medical invites meeting attendees to their exhibit space to experience its most recent product innovations and discuss future lateral advancements with the company’s product development experts.
To learn more about the Globus full line of lateral expandable spacers, visit www.GlobusMedical.com/LLIF
About Globus Medical, Inc.
Globus Medical, Inc. is a leading musculoskeletal solutions company based in Audubon, PA. The company was founded in 2003 by an experienced team of professionals with a shared vision to create products that enable surgeons to promote healing in patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Additional information can be accessed at http://www.globusmedical.com.
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