AUDUBON, Pa., Aug. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions company, will feature its ExcelsiusGPS® revolutionary robotic guidance and navigation system along with its latest advancements in expandable interbody technology at the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS) Annual Forum being held September 6-8, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

As part of the Forum’s scientific agenda, two clinical studies will be presented highlighting Globus Medical’s expandable lateral interbody spacer technology designed to restore disc height, increase lordosis, and reduce subsidence compared to traditional static spacers. The company will also host an ExcelsiusGPS® workshop presented by Dr. Sabino D’Agostino, a neurosurgeon from South Carolina, who will discuss his transition to the ExcelsiusGPS® platform and the impact it has had on his minimally invasive spine surgery procedures.

“As leaders in the musculoskeletal device industry, we are committed to supporting research, education, and development of medical advancements through minimally invasive spine surgery,” said Andrew Iott, Senior Vice President, Global Product Development. “We are proud to be a sponsor of SMISS and are excited to showcase our state-of-the-art ExcelsiusGPS® robotic system and best-in-class platform of innovative expandable implants for MIS spine surgery.”

Globus welcomes SMISS attendees to clinical presentations and workshops on Friday, September 7.

7:30am: Pompeian III/IV ExcelsiusGPS® First Clinical Experience Sabino D’Agostino, MD; Charleston Brain and Spine, Charleston, SC 11:05am: Florentine Ballroom A Clinical Study to Evaluate Static versus Expandable Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Devices: With One-year Follow-up Richard Frisch, MD; Southeastern Spine Institute, Mount Pleasant, SC 11:17am: Florentine Ballroom Do Expandable Cages Lead to a Higher Incidence of Subsidence? Two-year Follow-up of Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusions Dan Cohen, MD; Spine Care Institute of Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL

Globus Medical invites meeting attendees to Booth# 201 to experience its most recent product innovations and discuss MIS advancements.

About Globus Medical, Inc. Globus Medical, Inc. is a leading musculoskeletal solutions company based in Audubon, PA. The company was founded in 2003 by an experienced team of professionals with a shared vision to create products that enable surgeons to promote healing in patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Additional information can be accessed at http://www.globusmedical.com.

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