DeGen Medical has introduced the Latitude-C Porous Ti cervical interbody spacer, an extension of the company’s Latitude-C product line. According to a company release, the device is designed to consider the Uncinate process of the cervical vertebra.
The lateral angled shape is a shift from traditional rectangular shape, intended to mimics patient anatomy. The Latitude-C Porous Ti spacers with porous titanium coated surfaces are designed to provide an effective surface for bone implant contact.
The first anterior cervical fusion surgery using DeGen Medical’s Porous Ti technology was performed by Wayne Bauerle (Myrtle Beach, USA). “The right roughness… allows better bone apposition increasing fusion rates,” says Bauerle, “The…increase in graft volume benefit early union and wide surface area support is very beneficial to decrease micro-motion between vertebral bodies and subsidence.”