Tag: minimally invasive surgery

FDA 510(k) clearance for Astura Medical’s spinal fixation system

FDA 510(k) clearance has been granted for the Olympic minimally invasive surgery (MIS) posterior spinal fixation system (Astura Medical). The Olympic MIS system delivers a...

First US clinical use of the Voyant system for minimally invasive...

The first US clinical human use of the Voyant system (Viseon) for minimally invasive spine surgery access, illumination and visualisation has been announced. The...

Clinical launch of SurGenTec GraftGun system prefilled with ViBone a resounding...

SurGenTec has announced the successful completion of the initial clinical launch of its new GraftGun bone graft delivery system combined with ViBone Viable Bone Matrix...

First ASC in southeast USA purchases Mazor Robotics’ Renaissance system

Baptist Medical Park Surgery Centre, an ASC facility in Pensacola, Florida, USA, announced that it has successfully completed their first SI Fusion procedure...

RTI Surgical announces HealthPartners’ positive coverage decision for minimally invasive sacroiliac...

RTI Surgical has announced that HealthPartners, the largest consumer governed non-profit healthcare organisation in the USA, issued a positive coverage decision for minimally invasive sacroiliac...

Clinical benefits of minimally invasive spinal fusion appear to “diminish” as...

A recent study has concluded that the clinical benefits of a minimally invasive surgical technique appear to “diminish” as a function of fusion length....

First clinical use of SENTRY 2 lateral plating system announced by...

Life Spine, a privately held medical device company based in Huntley, Illinois, has announced the first clinical use of SENTRY 2 lateral plating system,...
The Concorde Clear minimally invasive discectomy device

DePuy Synthes’ Concorde Clear minimally invasive discectomy device launched in Europe,...

  A surgical solution designed to “simplify discectomy in minimally invasive spinal fusion surgery,” the Concorde Clear from DePuy Synthes has this week been released...
Spinal fusion device market expected to grow to US$11 billion by 2025

Spinal fusion device industry to be worth US$11 billion by 2025

A report from Transparency Market Research estimates that the total value of the spinal fusion device industry will reach US$11.0 billion (£8.2 billion, €9.3...
Viper Prime, simplifying minimally invasive surgery

Simplifying minimally invasive surgery: DePuy Synthes launch new systems at NASS...

The North American Spine Society (NASS) annual meeting yesterday played host to the launch of two solutions by DePuy Synthes for simplifying minimally invasive...

Robotic-guided spine surgery results in five-fold decrease in surgical complications

  Interim results from a world-first prospective study demonstrate that robotic-guided spine surgery results in a five-fold decrease in the rate of surgical complications, and in...
minimally invasive surgery

Minimally invasive decompression linked to lower reoperation, less slip progression and...

A study from Weill Cornell Medical College (New York City, USA) has found that, in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis associated with degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis,...
Medicrea UNiD rods

World-first minimally-invasive spine surgery performed using Medicrea’s patient-specific implants

Medicrea has announced that the world’s first minimally-invasive spine surgery using patient-specific implants has been performed by Christopher J Kleck at the University of...

SpineGuard to expand DSG applications with dental implantology licensing deal

SpineGuard have announced an exclusive licensing agreement with Adin Dental Implant Systems for the use of the company’s Dynamic Surgical Guidance (DSG) technology in...

First surgery using Z-Medical’s MIS Z-Pedicle system performed in USA

Z-Medical has announced that the first surgery using its minimally invasive surgery (MIS) Z-Pedicle system has taken place at the Chesapeake Regional Medical Center,...

Minimally invasive surgery “safe and effective” treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

A minimally invasive surgical approach to spinal surgery is relatively new approach to the treatment of adult scoliosis. Studies have shown positive results in...
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Minimally invasive surgery “markedly reduces” postoperative infection risk

Minimally invasive surgery is generally considered to reduce blood loss and preserve surrounding tissue, among other benefits. There is a dearth in the literature,...

US CMS to provide increased 2017 reimbursement for minimally invasive sacroiliac...

The US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its 2017 Final Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center...

Tubular retractor: A new paradigm in spinal surgery

The variety of procedures in spinal surgery is extensive. While anterior and posterior open approaches are the conventional approaches, it is the posterior approach...

Two-year INSITE results show positive outcomes for SI-Bone iFuse system

SI-Bone has announced the publication of two-year results from INSITE (Investigation of Sacroiliac Fusion Treatment) a landmark prospective, multicentre, randomised controlled trial of minimally...