Lanx(R) Announces Solution Showcase Presentation on TIMBERLINE(R) MPF Lateral System at NASS Annual Meeting

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lanx, Inc., a privately held global spine company focused on developing and commercializing innovative devices for fusion surgery, today announced the Company will host a presentation titled "A Unique Modular Solution for Lateral Interbody Fusion & Fixation" at the Solutions Showcase Theater at the North American Spine Society (NASS) 28th Annual Meeting, taking place October 9-12, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dr. Ryan DenHaese, a neurosurgeon with Buffalo Spine Surgery, Lockport, NY, will discuss his experience performing minimally-invasive spine surgery with the TIMBERLINE® MPF System, the first commercially available modular anchored interbody device for lateral fusion.

The TIMBERLINE MPF System features a modular PEEK intervertebral spacer and a low-profile titanium plate implant with either a two- or four-screw design. The spacer is available in various widths, heights and lengths that can be assembled to multiple plate styles and sizes intraoperatively for customized fit and fixation. The system also includes streamlined instrumentation for assembly and implantation to accommodate patient anatomy.

Dan Gladney, Chief Executive Officer, Lanx, said, "We are extremely pleased to be able to share with surgeons on the floor of NASS what our TIMBERLINE Lateral System offers patients: a minimally invasive approach to treating degenerative disc disease that gets them back to an active life quickly. TIMBERLINE has had significant physician adoption since its full national launch in early 2012. By sharing his in-depth, hands-on experiences with other surgeons, Dr. DenHaese will demonstrate the many advantages of the TIMBERLINE Lateral System that lead to improved patient outcomes."

"With the evolution of spinal surgery moving toward complete lateral surgery, it is clear that spine surgery solutions are needed to fully treat degenerative and traumatic spine conditions, while minimizing downtime for patients," said Dr. DenHaese. "It is our goal that this discussion will illustrate the benefits of the TIMBERLINE Lateral System seen both in the operating room and in the lives of so many of my patients."

Solution Showcase Event Details
Date: Wednesday, October 9
Time: 12:00 – 12:20 p.m. CT (local time)
Location: Exhibit Floor in Hall J

For more information on Lanx and its leading minimally invasive fusion portfolio, please visit www.lanx.com.

About Lanx, Inc.

Lanx is one of the largest privately held global spine companies, focused on providing surgeons with innovative solutions to improve the quality of spine care. The Company develops and markets a full line of fusion devices, with a leading platform of minimally invasive technologies including its TIMBERLINE® Lateral Fusion System and ASPEN® MIS Fusion System. Lanx is headquartered in Broomfield, CO, and distributes its products throughout the world via a network of direct sales representatives and exclusive distributor partners. For more information on Lanx and its spinal surgery offerings, visit www.lanx.com and www.minimallyinvasivespinefusion.com.

CONTACT: Company Contact: Steve Deitsch Chief Financial Officer (303) 443-7500 steve.deitsch@lanx.com Media: Kirsten Thomas The Ruth Group (646) 536-7014 kthomas@theruthgroup.comSource: Lanx