Tag: deformity

spina bifida

The surgical management of deformity in spina bifida patients

At the NSpine meeting (London, UK), Ahmet Alanay (Istanbul, Turkey) discussed the surgical management of deformity in spina bifida patients. You can watch the...

Dennis Cirino: Achieving alignment beyond preoperative planning

Dennis Cirino, NuVasive's vice president of Computer-Asissted surgery, spoke to Spinal News International at NSpine 2017 about the importance of alignment in both deformity...

K2M launches Mesa 2 Cricket extension for complex deformity correction

K2M has announced the launch of the Mesa 2 Cricket, an extension to the company's Mesa 2 deformity spinal system. Cricket is designed to...

Surgeons successfully remove parasitic rachipagus twin

A team of more than 50 clinicians at Advocate Children’s Hospital, Chicago, USA, have successfully separated a 10-month old patient from a parasitic rachipagus...
Medicrea UNiD rods

Medicrea reaches 1,000-procedure milestone for UNiD personalised rods

Medicrea’s patient-specific UNiD rod technology has now been used in more than 1,000 procedures, according to a company release. Evalina Burger, of University Colorado Hospital...
Medicrea UNiD software

US FDA clears Medicrea’s paediatric Pass XS and LigaPass XS components

The Medicrea Group has received two 510(k) clearances from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Pass XS posterior fixation and LigaPass...

Band-Lok announces first surgery of pedicle-sparing polyester band spinal technology

Band-Lok has announced the performance of the first spinal surgery using the company’s pedicle-sparing polyester band technology. Mike Albert performed the first case on August...

First successful procedures performed with Implanet Jazz Lock implant

Implanet has announced successful results for the first surgical procedures using the Jazz Lock. Having obtained CE marking and 510K clearance, Jazz Lock has been...

Andrew King: My experience with patient-specific rods

The use of computers to map the spine, to plan surgery, and to aid in the manufacturing of medical devices is becoming increasingly common...