TiHawk7 combines ultra-low 7mm insertion profile with sturdy titanium/PEEK adhesion whereas nonetheless permitting for radiographic verification of fusion
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Could 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Accelus, a medical expertise firm targeted on accelerating the adoption of minimally invasive surgical procedure (MIS) as the usual of care in backbone, right now introduced the alpha launch and first procedures carried out using its TiHawk7™ expandable interbody cage. TiHawk7 is the newest addition to Accelus’s FlareHawk® Interbody Fusion System portfolio of spinal fusion cages and contains a new ultra-low profile with titanium on the bony interface.
“TiHawk7 encompasses the entire implant benefits wanted to make MIS backbone procedures profitable: an ultra-low insertion profile with multidirectional interbody enlargement mixed with the advantages of an revolutionary titanium and PEEK bonding course of,” mentioned Chris Walsh, CEO and Co-founder of Accelus. “Our titanium is deposited in a skinny, uniform layer on the bony interface in a fashion that doesn’t inhibit the favorable properties of PEEK. This permits for straightforward radiographic visualization for implant placement and fusion evaluation whereas offering for a modulus extra much like bone.”
The primary TiHawk7 process was carried out by Dr. Micah Smith, an orthopedic surgical procedure specialist with Ortho NorthEast in Fort Wayne, Ind. The 2-level, percutaneous minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) process was accomplished with wonderful outcomes.
“I’ve carried out a number of circumstances with the TiHawk7 so far and am very impressed with the endplate conformity of the interbody gadget, in addition to the big quantity of bone graft I’m able to get in and round it,” mentioned Dr. Smith. “I’m in a position to observe all of this radiographically via the TiHawk shell, which isn’t potential with different titanium expandable implants.”
TiHawk7 brings collectively the distinct benefits of the present FlareHawk portfolio and Accelus’s Adaptive Geometry™ expertise. Much like different FlareHawk gadgets, TiHawk7 brings collectively an open-architecture design that permits for max graft supply in and thru the cage with the power for the cage to evolve to sufferers’ endplate topography1. The gadget additionally boasts an ultra-low insertion profile of 7mm tall x 7mm broad, which has similarities in measurement to a No. 2 pencil, and expands to type a 12mm tall x 11mm broad interbody footprint.
Dr. Samuel Joseph, a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon and founding father of the Joseph Backbone Institute, additionally carried out an endoscopically assisted, multilevel TLIF with TiHawk7, commenting, “TiHawk7 provides a brand new degree of confidence to my minimally invasive procedures with its revolutionary software of titanium whereas lowering the danger of subsidence, delamination, or implant failure. I used to be in a position to carry out the multilevel process endoscopically in three hours. The affected person was despatched dwelling the day after surgical procedure and is recovering effectively.”
TiHawk7 additionally options revolutionary instrumentation that permits for each complete disc prep and direct visualization of the disc prep for endoscopically assisted TLIF procedures. This permits surgeons to entry the disc area via Kambin’s triangle to reduce the necessity for neural retraction and assist protect the affected person’s regular anatomy.
About FlareHawk Expandable Lumbar Interbody Fusion System
The FlareHawk Interbody Fusion System is indicated for spinal intervertebral physique fusion with autogenous bone graft and/or allogeneic bone graft composed of cancellous and/or corticocancellous bone in skeletally mature people with degenerative disc illness (DDD) at one or two contiguous ranges from L2 to S1, following discectomy. DDD is outlined as discogenic again ache with degeneration of the disc confirmed by historical past and radiographic research. These sufferers ought to have not less than six (6) months of non-operative therapy. Moreover, these sufferers might have as much as Grade 1 spondylolisthesis or retrolisthesis on the concerned degree(s). FlareHawk system spacers are supposed for use with supplemental fixation instrumentation, which has been cleared to be used within the lumbar backbone.
Accelus is a medical expertise firm devoted to advancing spinal surgical procedure therapy choices by creating and commercializing an ecosystem of enabling applied sciences, together with a proprietary surgical robotic focusing on and navigation platform and differentiated implant programs. Accelus gives an revolutionary portfolio of implants, devices, biologics and applied sciences that tackle the medical challenges related to backbone surgical procedure, with a deal with minimally invasive surgical procedure (“MIS”) methods and options. Their first-of-its-kind FlareHawk Interbody Fusion System (“FlareHawk”) options proprietary multidirectional enlargement expertise, designed for minimal disruption to the affected person’s anatomy throughout insertion and pure load distribution and help. Accelus additionally gives a revolutionary Robotic Enabled Minimally Invasive (“Remi”) robotic focusing on and navigation platform, which gives an environment friendly and economically accessible resolution to a broad array of backbone surgeons. The novel portfolio of implants and devices, paired with the revolutionary robotic focusing on and navigation platform, is designed to handle the restrictions related to MIS procedures whereas offering broader entry to enabling applied sciences for different services, equivalent to ambulatory surgical procedure facilities (“ASCs”). Study extra at www.accelusinc.com.
- Cheng BC, Swink I, Yusufbekov R, Birgelen Michele, Ferrara L, Coric D. Present Ideas of Modern Expandable Lumbar Interbody Fusion Cage Designs, Half 2: Feasibility Evaluation of an Endplate Conforming Bidirectional Expandable Interbody Cage. Worldwide Journal of Backbone Surgical procedure. https://www.ijssurgery.com/content material/14/s3/S68. Printed December 1, 2020.
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