TransCorp Spine Announces the U.S. Patent Issuance for a Cervical Locking Plate

Byron Center, Michigan – May 1, 2014 – TransCorp Spine, Inc., a privately-held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative, minimally-invasive spine products and procedures announces that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued Patent No. 8,709,054 for a locking plate used in anterior cervical fusion procedures.


“This patent issuance recognizes our further innovation in designing and developing unique spinal devices,” said Chris Welch, CEO and President of TransCorp Spine. “The cervical locking plate demonstrates our continued commitment to offering spine surgeons the complete solution for anterior cervical spine procedures,” continued Chris.


The locking plate was engineered to be used in conjunction with TransCorp Spine’s proprietary, SpinePort MIS Access System.  SpinePort assists surgeons in performing TransCorporeal MicroDecompression procedures. The combination of the plate and the SpinePort System brings TransCorp Spine one step closer to providing the product portfolio required in cervical fusion and TransCorporeal MicroDecompression procedures.


The SpinePort System was issued a previous method patent (no. 8,323,320) entitled transcorporeal spinal decompression and repair system and related method.


About TransCorp Spine, Inc.

TransCorp Spine, Inc., founded in 2006 by spine surgeons and engineers, is focused on developing innovative, minimally-invasive products and procedures that restore spinal function and preserve healthy tissue to set life back in motion for spine surgery patients.


In 2012, TransCorp Spine received FDA clearance of its SpinePort MIS Access System. Continuing from this milestone achievement, TransCorp Spine continues to market and sell this innovative, minimally-invasive cervical spine access system.


TransCorp Spine, Inc., is a well-funded, privately-held, early-stage medical device company focused on bringing innovative spine surgery solutions to market that meet the needs of surgeons, improve the quality of life of patients and are cost effective for institutions and insurers.


For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.transcorpspine.com.


Contact: Christine Moley, VP, Marketing, 201-699-9222, christine@transcorpspine.com


TransCorp Spine, 1000 100th Street, Suite F, Bryon Center, MI 49315, 616-855-5375


Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President of Ortho Sales Partners and Partner for The De Angelis Group. He also serves as Co-Founder and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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