Ruthless Spine's RJB Wins 2023 Spine Tech Award

Ruthless Spine's RJB Wins 2023 Spine Tech Award

In the ever-evolving field of medical technology, innovation is the driving force that shapes the future of healthcare. One shining example of this relentless pursuit of excellence is the Spine Technology Awards, which recognizes the most cutting-edge spine technologies, the brilliant minds behind them, and their outstanding contributions to the field. In 2023, the prestigious Spine Tech Awards have found a champion in Ruthless Spine's RJB Intraoperative Surgical Angle Measurement Tool.

Celebrating Excellence in Spine Surgery Innovation

The Spine Technology Awards were established to celebrate and honor the pinnacle of innovation in the realm of spine surgery. These awards shine a spotlight on exceptional spine surgery products and the engineering teams and inventors responsible for their creation. In doing so, they bring well-deserved recognition to groundbreaking advancements that have the potential to transform the lives of countless patients.

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RJB: The Game-Changer in Spine Surgery

Ruthless Spine's RJB Intraoperative Surgical Angle Measurement Tool has just achieved a monumental milestone by securing FDA clearance for marketing. This achievement is not just a feather in the cap of Ruthless Spine but a giant leap forward for the entire field of spine surgery. The RJB is poised to usher in a new era of precision and efficiency in spine surgery.

About the RJB System

The RJB is an intraoperative surgical angle measurement tool specifically designed for lumbosacral pedicle screw procedures. What sets it apart is its unparalleled efficiency, and user-friendliness. Gone are the days of cumbersome registration and calibration processes that slow down surgeries. With the RJB, there's no need for expensive, bulky, or complex machinery. Instead, it seamlessly integrates with off-the-shelf Android or iOS tablets, making it an accessible and intuitive tool for surgeons.

One of the standout features of the RJB device is its ability to maintain a reliable connection to the tablet, even if the line of sight is interrupted. This means that surgeons can trust the RJB to provide continuous and accurate measurements throughout the surgical procedure. The Bluetooth-connected module of the RJB seamlessly attaches to the surgical instrumentation, allowing real-time visualization of the axial and sagittal trajectory of the instrument shaft on the tablet screen.

RJB Bluetooth measurement tool

Uninterrupted Surgery with Impressive Battery Life

Another remarkable advantage of the RJB system is its exceptional battery life. Each single-use RJB module boasts a whopping 8 hours of continuous use. This ensures that surgeons can focus on their surgeries without worrying about interruptions or battery depletion.


In conclusion, Ruthless Spine's RJB Intraoperative Surgical Angle Measurement Tool has rightfully claimed the spotlight as a 2023 Spine Tech Award recipient. With its groundbreaking technology, the RJB is poised to transform spine surgery by providing surgeons with unparalleled efficiency, and ease of use. As we celebrate this remarkable achievement, Ruthless Spine has truly earned its place in the annals of medical innovation, and we eagerly anticipate the continued advancement of spine surgery through the tireless efforts of visionaries set on the mission to revolutionize orthopedics.


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