Tag: minimally invasive

Aurora Spine announces new patent for minimally invasive spinal implants

A new patent has been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for United States Patent No. 10,143,501 entitled “Expandable Interspinous...

Minimally invasive placement of pedicle screws may lower incidence of proximal...

A recent study found that using a minimally invasive technique (MIS) for the placement of pedicle screws at the upper instrumented vertebra lowered the...

Altus Capital Partners acquires ChoiceSpine

Altus Capital Partners today announced it has acquired ChoiceSpine. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ChoiceSpine and Knox Spine (collectively, the Company) collaborates...

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,...
Gabriel Tender

Minimally invasive TLIF procedure results in shorter hospital stay and “good...

A prospective, randomised study presented at the 32nd EUROSPINE annual meeting held 11–13 October in Dublin, Ireland by Gabriel Tender (Louisiana State University, New...

Image-guided pulsed radiofrequency provides relief from low back pain

The majority of patients studied were pain free after receiving a new image-guided pulsed radiofrequency treatment for low back pain and sciatica, according to...

ApiFix closes Spanish distribution deal

ApiFix has agreed an exclusive distribution deal in Spain with Acuna-Fombona, an Iberian distribution company. ApiFix has developed a minimally invasive, non-fusion spinal implant...

First US implantation of Spineway’s Mont-Blanc minimally invasive implant takes place

The completion of the first minimally invasive surgery using Spineway’s Mont-Blanc minimally invasive surgery product line has taken place in the USA. The operation...

Applying minimally invasive surgery to complex spine in Indonesia

Enthusiasm for minimally invasive surgery has exploded in recent years, promising comparative results to open surgery with less blood loss and tissue damage for...
SI-Bone Ifuse

SI-Bone submits INSITE data to Yale University Open Data Access programme

SI-Bone has submitted INSITE (Investigation of Sacroiliac Fusion Treatment) two-year randomised controlled trial data to Yale University's Open Data Access (YODA) programme. INSITE is a...

ApiFix system reaches 100-patient milestone

The ApiFix system has now been used to correct scoliosis in 100 patients with a first case at the Paul Gerhardt Diakonie hospital in...

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...

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...