Life Spine awarded fourth patent for its Interspinous portfolio


Life Spine has announced the issuance of US Patent Number 8,231,656, entitled “Adjustable Spine Distraction Implant,” which encompasses its Aileron Posterior Fusion System product family. 

This patent represents the thirty-seventh patent awarded by the United States Patent Trademark Office (USPTO) in a series of more than one hundred separate patent filings submitted by Life Spine. This patent marks the fourth awarded patent of nine patents.

“Aileron has allowed surgeons greater flexibility while offering maximum clinical options to the patient,” said Rita Patel, director of Marketing for Life Spine. “The system offers surgeons rapid in-situ distraction for a custom anatomical fit for each patient while reducing overall procedure times.”