"With our 17 years of experience since pioneering XLIF,
- Improved clinical outcomes with fusion rates as high as 100 percent1 and up to 90 percent reduction in blood loss;2-5
- Reduced operative time by up to 15 percent, resulting in less time under anesthesia,6 and 50 percent shorter length of stay in the hospital;7 and
- Enhanced economics with up to 20 percent improved overall case efficiency and 10 percent reduction in hospital costs.7
"As a classically trained orthopedic spine surgeon with my current practice focused on trauma and complex spine surgery, I value the flexibility to treat patients with open and less invasive techniques," said Dr.
The Company's procedural focus, paired with its clinical surgeon training program led by
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6Sembrano JN, Tohmeh A, Isaacs R, et al. Two-year comparative outcomes of MIS lateral and MIS transforaminal interbody fusion in the treatment of degenerative spondylolisthesis: part I: clinical findings. Spine 2016;41(8 Suppl):S123-32.
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