IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Interventional Spine®, Inc. today announced the Company's unique PERPOS® Percutaneous Cervical System has been awarded the 2010 Best New Technology in Cervical Card Award at The Orthopedics This Week® Spine Technology Awards® Gala held in Orlando, FL, on October 4, 2010.
The winners were selected by a panel of judges from leading orthopedic hospitals and institutions in the United States on a basis of their innovation and clinical relevance. The judges include experienced surgeons with clinical and research background, as well as venture capitalists with extensive experience in bringing new spine technologies to market.
Orthopedics This Week is the most widely read publication in the Orthopedics industry and they recognize exemplary and innovative spine surgery products and the engineering teams and inventors who create them.
The Chief Executive Officer of Interventional Spine®, Inc., Walter A. Cuevas, commented, "Receiving this recognition from the panel for our distinctive cervical technology is truly an honor, and one that recognizes the hard work of our engineers. It also cements Interventional Spine at the forefront of percutaneous technologies for the interventional treatment of back pain."
The PERPOS® Percutaneous Cervical System is the only product on the market that can stabilize the posterior cervical spine with a truly percutaneous procedure. Designed based on the experience gained with the use of its PERPOS® PLS lumbar system, in use in the United States since 2005, the company believes that its percutaneous approach to the cervical spine will minimi