Imola IBF System Patent Announcement

West Chester, PA- June 23, 2017 – Altus Spine, a leader in the development and innovation of medical devices used in spinal correction surgery, announces the issuance of its United States Patent No. 9,408,598 entitled “Systems and Methods for Accessing an Intervertebral Disc Space in a Body of a Patient.”  The patent covers surgical site access technology that supports the market release of the Imola Lateral IBF System.  The Imola IBF System is comprised of the patented retractor access system used in establishing surgical access, a variety of lumbar spacer implants, and the supporting instrumentation used in implantation procedures. “The Imola System represents a unique advance in lateral access surgery with a one step retractor-to-frame set up,” notes Charles Goodwin MD, Associate Attending Surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery.  “This saves time and eliminates repeated retractor insertions that can cause irritation to surrounding muscles and nerves.  The patented system includes […]

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Valencia MIS 510(k) Clearance

West Chester, PA- April 28, 2017 – Altus Spine, a leader in the development and innovation of medical devices used in spinal correction surgery, announces the FDA clearance and market introduction of the Valencia MIS Pedicle Screw System.  The Valencia MIS System, an extension of the popular Valencia Pedicle Screw System, is used to stabilize the spine during less invasive fusion procedures The Valencia MIS Pedicle Screw System provides surgeons with a less invasive alternative to the standard pedicle screw systems allowing for smaller incisions to implant each device.  Surgeons have more flexibility with screw placement and greater control rod insertion using 5.5mm bullet nosed rods.  Powerful compression and distraction instruments are standard in the set. “The Valencia MIS System gives surgeons and hospitals an advanced, less invasive option to care for patients,” says Michael Fitzgerald, President and CEO.  “The system extends the capabilities of our popular Valencia Pedicle Screw […]

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Interlagos Sprint Market Introduction

West Chester, PA- April 28, 2017 – Altus Spine, a leader in the development and innovation of medical devices used in spinal correction surgery, announces the market introduction of the Interlagos Sprint Retractor System.  The Interlagos Sprint Retractor System is a pedicle based lumbar access system designed to support MIS TLIF surgeries.  Working in concert with the Valencia MIS Pedicle Screw System, the Interlagos Sprint Retractor provides full adjustment control, making it highly versatile for MIS fusion procedures. Michael Fitzgerald, President and CEO, states “Altus listened to the clinical needs of surgeons and developed this MIS retractor in response.  The sole goal of the product is to allow surgeons to perform effective, less traumatic procedures…and initial feedback suggests that the retractor does just that.”  “The Sprint Retractor provides me an excellent exposure to safely perform Minimally Invasive TLIFs with minimal soft tissue disruption,” says Dr. Aaron Buckland, Director of Spine […]

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Silverstone Titanium FDA 510(k) Clearance

West Chester PA, March 17, 2017 – Altus Spine, a leader in the development and innovation of medical devices used in spinal correction surgery, announces the FDA clearance of the Silverstone Titanium Interbody Fusion (IBF) System.

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Fuji FDA 510(k) Clearance

West Chester, PA- February 14, 2017 – Altus Spine, a leader in the innovation and development of medical devices used in spinal correction surgery, announces the FDA clearance and market introduction of the Fuji Cervical Plate System.

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