First Surgical Implant of ZIP ULTRA™ MIS Interspinous Device Performed in Israel
Aurora Spine Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ASG) announced today the first surgical implant of the company's ZIP ULTRA™ Minimally Invasive interspinous device in Israel. Multiple surgeries have now been performed at the Herzliya Medical Center by Prof. Reuven Gepstein.
"The ZIP ULTRA MIS fusion system is a very intuitive and easy to use system that allows me to perform a short and safe surgery while avoiding the risk of nerve impact," said Prof. Gepstein. "The surgery was performed under local anesthesia, was quick with minimal pain and the patient's recovery time is expected to be extremely rapid."
"We are very excited that Aurora now offers our ZIP MIS system portfolio in Israel," said Trent Northcutt, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aurora Spine. "We believe that the ZIP ULTRA MIS fusion system will change spine surgery with a true minimally invasive approach designed to achieve reproducible, superior patient outcomes."
Aurora Spine's ZIP Ultra MIS interspinous fixation implant for spinal fusion, consists of a ONE-STEP™ locking mechanism, articulating spikes and various sizes to accommodate variations in patient anatomy which eliminates the use of a set screw.
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