CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a medical device company that provides physician-inspired solutions for patients with spinal disorders, announced today that it will showcase its product portfolio at the upcoming EuroSpine 2013 meeting, which is being held in Liverpool, UK, from October 2nd to 4th, 2013. Alphatec Spine will be located in booth number A21. The EuroSpine annual meeting is an important venue in Europe for sharing research, knowledge and innovation in the prevention and treatment of spinal disorders.
This year Alphatec Spine will be showcasing key products from all of its major portfolio segments including, MIS, Degenerative, Deformity, Interbody, Cervical and Biologics. Products to be focused on in Alphatec Spine's booth and workshop will include the ILLICO® Multi-Level MIS system, the Alphatec Solus® ALIF cage, the Epicage® MIS interbody device, and the Zodiac® DVR (Direct Vertebral Rotation) Deformity system. Additionally, the Company will also be highlighting several of its and Scient'x S.A.S.'s products that have CE clearance, including the DiscoCerv® artificial disc, the Isobar™ Evolution dynamic rod, the PCB Evolution interbody device and the HeliFix® interspinous process device, among others.
"We are excited to participate in EuroSpine 2013 and to discuss the breadth of our product portfolio, while exchanging ideas and best practices around key spinal topics that affect the lives of the patients we serve," said Les Cross, Chairman and CEO of Alphatec Spine, Inc. "Continuing to grow and support our international business is a key component of our corporate strategy. EuroSpine 2013 provides a forum where we can connect with existing and potential international customers and demonstrate the unique benefits and value of our complementary product suite. We are proud to play a significant role in helping patients around the world regain their active lifestyles."
In addition, on Friday, October 4th at 12:00pm in Room number 4A, Alphatec Spine will be hosting a workshop entitled, "Advanced MIS and Open Techniques in Deformity Correction", featuring presentations and facilitation by key thought leaders in spinal surgery: Dr. Masood Shafafy, QMC Nottingham, UK and Dr. Robert Lee, RNOH Stanmore, UK.
About Alphatec Spine
Alphatec Spine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphatec Holdings, Inc., is a medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets physician-inspired products and solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders associated with trauma, congenital deformities, disease and degeneration. The Company's mission is to combine innovative surgical solutions with world-class customer service to improve outcomes and patient quality of life. The Company and its affiliates market products in the U.S. and in over 50 countries internationally via a direct sales force and independent distributors.
Additional information can be found at www.alphatecspine.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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