Expanding Orthopedics granted a US Patent for expandable device for vertebral compression fractures


Expanding Orthopedics has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted a Patent for its novel expandable device for the treatment of vertebral compression fractures. 

“This new device will be a step forward in the treatment of vertebral compression fractures. The device is expected to offer numerous advantages over current devices and techniques with its multi-dimensional expansion, by enabling a unilateral, minimal invasive approach as well as anatomical fit for better load support and height maintenance,” said Mark Levy, an orthopedic surgeon and founder of Expanding Orthopedics. “The versatility of the system will enable the surgeons an increased flexibility with different treatment options.” 

Ofer Bokobza, CEO, Expanding Orthopedics commented:  “We are very pleased by this new addition to our extensive IP portfolio. We are committed to drive innovation in this space and our strong patent portfolio of 11 granted US patents so far and many others in the queue, underscores our vision and leadership in the space of expanding devices technology.”