NuVasive, Inc., based in San Diego, California, is a medical device company focused on the design, development, and marketing of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. NuVasive is a publicly traded company and is listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol NUVA.NuVasive’s product portfolio is focused on applications in the over $4.2 billion U.S. spine fusion market. The Company's current principal product offering includes a minimally disruptive surgical platform called Maximum Access Surgery, or MAS, as well as a growing offering of cervical and motion preservation products. MAS combines three categories of NuVasive’s current product offerings: NeuroVision, a proprietary software-driven nerve avoidance system; MaXcess, a unique split-blade design retraction system; and specialized implants. The MAS platform enables procedures such as XLIF, or eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion, a minimally disruptive spine surgery that accesses the spine through the patient’s side. This procedure is a more modern surgical option for treatment of scoliosis than the Harrington Rod, which is no longer used. Wikipedia.
NuVasive | Date: 2015-01-16
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue refraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures before, during, and after the establishment of an operative corridor to a surgical target site.
NuVasive | Date: 2015-10-23
A system and method for spinal fusion comprising a spinal fusion implant of non-bone construction releasably coupled to an insertion instrument dimensioned to introduce the spinal fusion implant into any of a variety of spinal target sites.
NuVasive | Date: 2015-08-17
NuVasive | Date: 2015-08-11
An intervertebral support system, comprising: a center portion having top and bottom recesses; a top portion having a bottom recess, the bottom recess in the top portion interlocking with the top recess in the center portion when the top position is positioned on top of the center portion; and a bottom portion having a top recess, the top recess in the bottom position interlocking with the bottom recess in the center portion when the bottom portion is positioned under the center portion.
NuVasive | Date: 2016-01-13
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue retraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures before, during, and after the establishment of an operative corridor to a surgical target site.