First 3D Printed Non-Screw Based Cervical Stand-Alone Cage
Genesys Spine is pleased to announce the launch of the first 3D Printed Non-Screw Based Cervical Stand-Alone Cage in the United States.
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The AIS-C 3DP Stand-Alone Cervical Cage consists of a 3D printed cervical interbody cage combined with titanium anchors enabling bony fusion and fixation with direct anterior access and a minimum of steps. The 3D interbody cage features Genesys Spine’s proprietary SemafourTM Technology. This technology consists of a unique 3D lattice which has been optimized for osteogenesis by tailoring the pore size, wettability, roughness, and surface energy of the implant.
Beyond the advantages of SemafourTM Technology, the AIS-C 3DP stand-alone cervical interbody cage includes:
- Direct anterior approach allowing for a smaller, mid-line incision.
- Non-screw based fixation.
- Quick, simple, non-impacting anchor insertion – does not need an awl or drill.
- Zero-step locking mechanism – Contains a locking feature that provides visual confirmation of engagement, but allows for anchor removal when desired.
- Easily revised or removed – use of the removal instruments allows the locking mechanism to be bypassed so the anchors can be extracted. No drilling is required.
“The ease of application of the AIS-C 3DP Stand Alone, now combined with the addition of Genesys Spine’s SemafourTM Technology, will take an already excellent implant and further enhance it as a superior surgical choice for my patients. I believe this implant will become my implant of choice for ACDF’s.” – Dr. Matthew Philips, M.D. – board-certified neurosurgeon and Director of the Brain and Spine Center at SouthCoast Health in Massachusetts.
Source: 3D Printing Progress