ALACHUA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RTI Surgical Inc. (RTI) (Nasdaq: RTIX), a global surgical implant company, hosted a surgeon education symposium focused on highlighting the future of spine surgery last week.
The symposium featured keynote speaker Dr. John Regan of Spine Group Beverly Hills who addressed surgical planning and complication avoidance in complex spinal deformity correction. Dr. Franco Vigna of Spine Surgery of Buffalo Niagara served as the chairman of the event, with additional faculty from around the country presenting. Presentations included a look at current trends as well as techniques and approaches in spinal surgery today.
RTI showcased several of its featured products and implants including Streamline® OCT, MaxFuse™, map3® Cellular Allogeneic Bone Graft and many more.
This meeting was the third in a series of four educational symposia that RTI is hosting in 2014 as part of the RTI STRIDES (Surgical Training, Research, Investigation, Development, Education and Skill) surgeon education and engagement program.
“RTI’s STRIDES program and corresponding symposia provide opportunities to take an in-depth look at spine surgery today and to generate idea-sharing and best practices within the industry,” said Brian Hutchison, president and CEO of RTI Surgical. “We look forward to bringing together an incredible group of speakers to discuss the future of spinal procedures and how to benefit patients around the globe.”
About RTI Surgical Inc.
RTI Surgical is a leading global surgical implant company providing surgeons with safe biologic, metal and synthetic implants. Committed to delivering a higher standard, RTI’s implants are used in sports medicine, general surgery, spine, orthopedic, trauma and cardiothoracic procedures and are distributed in nearly 50 countries. RTI is headquartered in Alachua, Fla., and has four manufacturing facilities throughout the U.S. and Europe. RTI is accredited in the U.S. by the American Association of Tissue Banks and is a member of AdvaMed. For more information, please visit www.rtix.com.
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