Discectomy

AlloSource Announces First Patients Implanted With AlloWrap Amniotic Membrane In Clinical Study For Two-Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion Procedures

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:40pm

The primary objective of this study is to obtain evidence of the effectiveness of AlloWrap Amniotic Membrane in the reduction of soft tissue swelling in two-level ACDF procedures.

Key Points: 
  • The primary objective of this study is to obtain evidence of the effectiveness of AlloWrap Amniotic Membrane in the reduction of soft tissue swelling in two-level ACDF procedures.
  • "Though I have performed many successful anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedures, I am always looking for ways to improve patient outcomes," said Dr. Paul Kim with The Spine Institute of San Diego.
  • AlloSource's AlloWrap is a human amniotic membrane designed to provide a biologic barrier following surgical repair in a multitude of procedures.
  • Founded in 1994, AlloSource is a nonprofit leader in providing allografts that maximize tissue donation to help surgeons heal their patients.

SeaSpine Announces Limited Commercial Launch of WaveForm™ TA (TLIF Articulating) 3D-Printed Interbody System

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SeaSpine Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SPNE), a global medical technology company focused on surgical solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders, today announced the limited commercial launch of its 3D-printed WaveForm TA (TLIF Articulating) Interbody Implant System.

Key Points: 
  • CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SeaSpine Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SPNE), a global medical technology company focused on surgical solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders, today announced the limited commercial launch of its 3D-printed WaveForm TA (TLIF Articulating) Interbody Implant System.
  • WaveForm TA represents SeaSpines first 3D-printed lumbar interbody system and follows the September 2020 launch of its WaveForm C Interbody Implant System, designed to be used in ACDF (anterior cervical discectomy fusion) procedures.
  • I am a strong believer in 3D-printed interbody technology and SeaSpines WaveForm TA is the ideal implant for this area of my practice.
  • The 3D-printed interbody devices utilize the same instrumentation as the Reef TA Interbody System that SeaSpine launched in 2020.

Synergy Disc® Announces Enrollment of First Patient in US IDE Clinical Trial

Friday, January 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

Synergy Disc Replacement Ltd., a Colorado-based spinal medical device company and wholly owned subsidiary of Synergy Disc Replacement Inc. (SDRi), announced today that it has enrolled the first patient in its U.S. IDE clinical trial.

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  • Synergy Disc Replacement Ltd., a Colorado-based spinal medical device company and wholly owned subsidiary of Synergy Disc Replacement Inc. (SDRi), announced today that it has enrolled the first patient in its U.S. IDE clinical trial.
  • The Synergy Disc trial is a multi-center, prospective, historically controlled study that will be conducted on 175 patients at up to 15 sites in the U.S.
  • This trial is designed to demonstrate that the Synergy Disc is at least as safe and effective as conventional anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in patients with one-level symptomatic cervical degenerative disc disease (DDD).
  • at Austin Neurosurgeons in Austin, Texas has performed the first surgery utilizing the Synergy Disc in the United States.

Spinal Elements® Announces the Acquisition of Benvenue Medical Assets

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 1:15pm

Spinal Elements, a spine technology company, today announced the acquisition of the assets of Benvenue Medical, Inc., a developer of MIS lumbar fusion systems.

Key Points: 
  • Spinal Elements, a spine technology company, today announced the acquisition of the assets of Benvenue Medical, Inc., a developer of MIS lumbar fusion systems.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201216005329/en/
    Spinal Elements Announces the Acquisition of Benvenue Medical Assets (Photo: Business Wire)
    Benvenue had recently introduced the next generation Luna XD system based upon years of experience with a prior generation device.
  • The acquisition of these Benvenue assets marks another transformational MIS investment for Spinal Elements, said Jason Blain, President and CEO of Spinal Elements.
  • In addition to the Luna XD implant system and Orbit discectomy system, Spinal Elements acquired Benvenue Medicals manufacturing production equipment.

NuVasive Expands Proprietary Porous PEEK Portfolio with Cohere XLIF Interbody

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 1:33pm

Cohere XLIF is a key addition to NuVasive's Advanced Materials Science (AMS) implant portfolio, consisting of proprietary surface and structural technologies, and is designed for bone in-growth while maintaining the imaging and mechanical properties favored in smooth PEEK and titanium coated PEEK interbody devices.

Key Points: 
  • Cohere XLIF is a key addition to NuVasive's Advanced Materials Science (AMS) implant portfolio, consisting of proprietary surface and structural technologies, and is designed for bone in-growth while maintaining the imaging and mechanical properties favored in smooth PEEK and titanium coated PEEK interbody devices.
  • "Combined with Cohere XLIF, the Cohere XLIF AMS plate equips surgeons with additional technology when pathologic features call for it and gives confidence in a patient's path to returning to normal activities."
  • The Porous PEEK technology in Cohere XLIF has been recently studied head to head in cervical spine fusion against smooth PEEK and structural allograft bone.
  • Early clinical outcomes comparing porous PEEK, smooth PEEK, and structural allograft interbody devices for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.

SeaSpine Announces Full Commercial Launch of the Shoreline RT® Cervical Interbody Implant System

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 9:05pm

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SeaSpine Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SPNE), a global medical technology company focused on surgical solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders, today announced the full commercial launch of the Shoreline RT Cervical Interbody Implant System.

Key Points: 
  • CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SeaSpine Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SPNE), a global medical technology company focused on surgical solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders, today announced the full commercial launch of the Shoreline RT Cervical Interbody Implant System.
  • Shoreline RT describes a series of products that enhance NanoMetalene technology with the Companys proprietary Reef Topography.
  • Shoreline RT provides 40% more NanoMetalene endplate surface area and 50% more NanoMetalene aperture surface area versus Shoreline without Reef Topography.
  • The Shoreline RT system is designed to be used in ACDF (anterior cervical discectomy fusion) procedures as part of the Companys Shoreline ACS TruProfile Plating System or in combination with its Cabo anterior cervical plate.

CoreLink Announces FDA Clearance of F3D-C2 Stand-alone Cervical Spine System

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 12:20pm

CoreLink, LLC , a leading designer and manufacturer of spinal implant systems, today announced the commercial launch and 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the F3D-C2 Stand-alone Cervical System .

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  • CoreLink, LLC , a leading designer and manufacturer of spinal implant systems, today announced the commercial launch and 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the F3D-C2 Stand-alone Cervical System .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200630005144/en/
    The F3D-C2 Stand-alone Cervical Spine System features an additively manufactured spacer with two bone screw anchors secured by a locking mechanism printed within the cage.
  • Stand-alone cervical devices eliminate the need for a supplemental fixation plate, making anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) procedures easier and faster to complete.
  • The F3D-C2 Stand-alone Cervical System features the only 3D printed spine technology with both a trabecular structure and directional support lattices designed to allow for fusion throughout the entire implant, said Jay Bartling, CEO of CoreLink.

RTI Surgical® Announces Commercial Launch of the CervAlign® Anterior Cervical Plate System

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 12:05pm

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RTI Surgical Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: RTIX), a global surgical implant company, today announced the full commercial launch of the CervAlign Anterior Cervical Plate (ACP) System to add to the growth of its Established Therapies spine portfolio.

Key Points: 
  • DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RTI Surgical Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: RTIX), a global surgical implant company, today announced the full commercial launch of the CervAlign Anterior Cervical Plate (ACP) System to add to the growth of its Established Therapies spine portfolio.
  • The CervAlign ACP System is designed to promote cervical fusion by providing temporary resistance to flexion, extension, lateral bending and axial rotation with strength and stiffness in the cervical spine (C2-C7).
  • The system includes implants of various plate and screw sizes to accommodate varying patient anatomies.
  • Additionally, using the Fortilink-C Interbody Fusion (IBF) System with TETRAfuse 3D Technology and ViBone Viable Bone Matrix with the CervAlign ACP provides surgeons a complete anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) solution.

NuVasive Expands Cervical Advanced Materials Science™ Portfolio with Launch of Porous Titanium Implant

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 1:33pm

The availability of Modulus Cervical expands the Company's Advanced Materials Science(AMS) portfolio to include both Porous PEEKand porous titanium offerings for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) techniques, a commonly performed surgery to address cervical disc degeneration or spinal instability.

Key Points: 
  • The availability of Modulus Cervical expands the Company's Advanced Materials Science(AMS) portfolio to include both Porous PEEKand porous titanium offerings for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) techniques, a commonly performed surgery to address cervical disc degeneration or spinal instability.
  • NuVasive's Modulus offerings are part of the Company's AMS portfolio that represent the future of porous implant technologies.
  • "These characteristics, combined with the implant's porous surface technology, are unmatched compared to other cervical interbodies on the market."
  • "NuVasive's expanded AMS portfolio for cervical applications provides surgeons with additional solutions to select the right material for their patient," said Matt Link, president of NuVasive.

The AnchorKnot System, used in state-of-the-art herniated disc repair, is now being provided by Dr Nilesh Patel, Detroit, Michigan.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:00pm

Nilesh Patel now offers herniated disc repair utilizing the AnchorKnot Tissue Approximation Kit.

Key Points: 
  • Nilesh Patel now offers herniated disc repair utilizing the AnchorKnot Tissue Approximation Kit.
  • Dr. Nilesh Patel has been successfully treating patients using the AnchorKnot System at both the Michigan Spine Clinic and Michigan Orthopedic Specialists over the past year.
  • Dr. Patel has foundthat "Microdiscectomy surgery allows a patient to return to a more healthy state - faster and with less pain.
  • The AnchorKnot device allows us to repair tissue defects, with an elegant device.This technology represents the next evolution in minimally invasive herniated disc repair.