LEESBURG, Va., July 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTWO) (the "Company" or "K2M"), a global medical device company focused on designing, developing and commercializing innovative and proprietary complex spine technologies, techniques and minimally invasive procedures, last week participated in the 21st International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) in Valencia, Spain. During the event, the Company showcased its diverse product portfolio and hosted four educational workshops, attended by more than 300 meeting participants.
"K2M was honored to be a part of this dynamic meeting aimed at advancing knowledge and technologies of complex spine techniques that improve patient care," stated Eric Major, K2M's President and CEO. "K2M is committed to supporting surgeons around the world who treat the most difficult spinal deformities. Our mission is to build on our track record of being a worldwide leader in complex and minimally invasive approaches to the spine."
K2M's 'Hands-on Workshops' featured leading experts in the field who addressed cutting-edge techniques for complex spinal pathologies. These workshops included:
- Sagittal Plane Correction of Adult Scoliosis and PJK: Present and Future Strategies For Management & Prevention
- Indications & Techniques for Osteotomies & Pelvic Fixation in Adults
- Treating Adult Degenerative Scoliosis with a Minimally Invasive Far Lateral Technique
- When Should Thoracic Kyphosis be Restored & How Much?
IMAST is sponsored by the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) and gathers spine surgeons (orthopaedic and neurological surgeons), residents, fellows, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, engineers and company personnel from around the world to discuss the latest topics and innovations in the spinal deformity field.
K2M Group Holdings, Inc. is a global medical device company focused on designing, developing and commercializing innovative complex spine and minimally invasive spine technologies and techniques used by spine surgeons to treat some of the most difficult and challenging spinal pathologies. K2M has leveraged these core competencies to bring to market an increasing number of products for patients suffering from degenerative spinal conditions. These technologies and techniques, in combination with a robust product pipeline, enable the company to favorably compete in the global spinal surgery market. Additional information is available online at www.K2M.com.
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CONTACT: Media Contact Zeno Group on behalf K2M Group Holdings, Inc. Marcie Kohenak, 202-965-7811 Marcie.Kohenak@ZenoGroup.comSource:K2M Group Holdings, Inc.