Tag: fusion

First US surgeries performed using 4WEB Medical’s Lateral Spine Truss system

The first surgeries using 4WEB Medical’s Lateral Spine Truss system have been performed across the USA. The lateral interbody fusion device is designed to...

Sonny Bal: Antimicrobial silicon nitride is an “ideal” substance for fusion...

Sonny Bal, president and chief executive officer of Amedica, spoke to Spinal News International at NSpine 2017 about the potential benefits of silicon nitride...

One hundred times less BMP-2 required for fusion using glycopeptide nanostructures

Northwestern University (Evanston, USA) scientists have designed a sugar-coated bioactive nanomaterial—sulfated glycopeptide nanostructures—that could prove to offer a new gold standard for bone regeneration. “Regenerative...

US FDA approves IDE study for Premia Spine’s Tops system

Premia Spine has secured US Food and Drug Administration approval for its pivotal study of the new Tops system.  “We are excited about the opportunity to...

Amedica receives Australian clearance to commercialise Valeo silicon nitride spinal implants

Amedica has been granted marketing clearance for its Valeo interbody fusion devices in Australia. The Valeo product line is made entirely of Amedica's proprietary medical...

Porous PEEK demonstrates greater osseintegration than micro-textured titanium

The virtues of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) as a material for spinal implants are well documented. PEEK’s radiolucency along with its similar strength and stiffness to...

Bridging bone found in 94% of Zyga SImmetry patients at 24...

Zyga Technology has released 24-month computed tomography (CT) fusion and clinical results for its SImmetry sacroiliac joint fusion system. This prospective, multicentre study evaluated...

Burst Biologics initiates prospective multicentre clinical study in spinal fusion

Burst Biologics has received institutional review board approval to begin a multicentre prospective clinical study in spinal fusion patients. This study will be conducted...

Multidisciplinary team approach can reduce spinal fusion overutilisation

Patients diagnosed with lumbar degenerative spine disease are more likely to receive the right care when a team of experts representing multiple medical specialties...

Sacroiliac joint fixation with screws leads to more revision than fusion...

A single-centre retrospective study of patients who had undergone sacroiliac joint fusion has compared revision rates between those who received fusion via titanium triangular...

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...

Bone Therapeutics reports positive efficacy data for Allob phase 2A spinal...

Bone Therapeutics has reported positive efficacy data for its phase IIA spinal fusion trial with Allob. Results of the first half of patients in...

Transpedicular interbody fusion: A new advancement in percutaneous spinal surgery

Today, transcutaneous spinal fixation is efficient in terms of solidity and reduction. Achieving real fusion remains a problem, however, as does the successful navigation...

AESCULAP® XP: Interbody fusion implants

AESCULAP®’s Plasmapore® titanium coating has evolved over the past thirty years. From its 1986 commercial introduction on the BICONTACT hip implant system to its 1995 application...

US FDA clears Spinal Simplicity Minuteman G3 hydroxyapatite-coated fusion device

Spinal Simplicity has launched a new generation of Minuteman G3 fusion device, featuring a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared coating of hydroxyapatite. "Hydroxyapatite has...

Minimally invasive decompression surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis

Decompression of lumbar spinal stenosis using the traditional laminectomy technique leads to good improvement of neurogenic claudication symptoms. However, impairment of facet joint and...