Tag: ACDF

Cages in ACDF are associated with a higher non-union rate than...

Investigators found a higher rate of non-union associated with intervertebral cages than with allograft in a recent retrospective analysis, which led to the conclusion...

New results “strongly support” the safety of the ProDisc-C device

At the annual meeting of the International Society for the Advancement of Spinal Surgery (3–5 April, Anaheim, USA), Jack E Zigler (Texas Health Center...

ACDF can be safely performed in outpatient setting in select patients

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), can be safely performed in an outpatient setting in select patients, according to a study at Hospital for...

Secure-C cervical artificial disc receives expanded insurance coverage

The Secure-C cervical artificial disc (Globus Medical) is now covered by Anthem, one of the largest health benefits companies in the United States with...

Is all ignorance bliss? Expenses for implants in surgery decrease when...

Costs were found to decrease for implants in surgery when prices were known, concludes a study presented by Andrew Glennie from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada,...

Zimmer Biomet Spine announces FDA approval of Mobi-C cervical disc labelling...

  Zimmer Biomet has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an extension to the Mobi-C Cervical Disc labelling to include...
Simplify Disc

Simplify Medical completes enrolment in US IDE pivotal trial of Simplify...

Simplify Medical, maker of the Simplify cervical artificial disc, has announced that it has completed the enrolment and treatment of all patients in its US...

icotec receives FDA clearance to market BlackArmor® Carbon/PEEK interbody cages

The latest line of icotec interbody cages, designed to optimise bony integration and post-operative visualisation, has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)...

FDA 510(k) clearance for cervical and lumbar HA PEEK interbody...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for both the ALTA ACDF interbody spacers (Astura Medical) and HALF DOME lumbar...
I-factor peptide-enhanced bone graft

Peptide-enhanced bone graft outperforms autograft at two years

A prospective, multicentre trial has found that a peptide-enhanced bone graft is non-inferior compared to local autograft bone. In addition, the bone graft outperformed...

Xenco Medical launches disposable ASC Cervikit across the USA

Xenco Medical has announced the nationwide expansion of the ASC CerviKit, the compact delivery and storage platform for the company’s entirely disposable anterior cervical...

Three podium presentations demonstrate positive results for Zimmer Biomet’s Mobi-C

Results from three studies presented at the 2017 French Spine Society Congress (SFCR; June  1–3, Lille, France) have demonstrated the short and long-term safety,...

Providence Medical launches Cavux cervical cage and Dtrax spinal system

  Providence Medical Technology's Cavux Providence Medical Technology has announced the commercial launch of its new Cavux cervical cage-L and Dtrax spinal system-L. The Cavix Cervical Cage-L...

DePuy Synthes introduces Zero-P Natural plate with allograft spacer for neck...

DePuy Synthes Spine has announced the launch of the Zero-P Natural plate to help maintain stability and support bone growth in spinal fusion procedures...

Two-thirds of NFL players resume careers after surgery in the cervical...

The majority of US National Football League (NFL) players who undergo surgery for a herniated disc in the cervical spine are able to resume...