K2M launches Everest non-invasive XTower instrumentation

Printed 18 September 2017

K2M Group Holdings has launched Everest non-invasive (MI) XTower instrumentation, an enhancement towards the Everest MI XT spine system, in the Society for Non-invasive Spine Surgery Annual Forum (SMISS) event.

The big event will occur from 14 to 16 September in Vegas, Nevada.

In 2016, K2M launched the EVEREST MI XT Spine System, making the business’s percutaneous screw portfolio probably the most comprehensive available on the market. Adding the XTower improves the EVEREST MI platform, supplying a brand new surgical solution for the treatment of complex deformities with the aim of achieving three-dimensional spine balance.

EVEREST MI XTower instrumentation encompasses the whole tab-to-screw set up, supplying rigid reinforcement from the EVEREST MI XT screw tabs.

Streamlined instrumentation enables surgeons to make use of the XTower through the whole from the procedure. An Assistance Tower Reducer provides 35 mm of reduction where necessary.

“Adding the EVEREST MI XTower towards the EVEREST MI XT Spine System provides surgeons with intraoperative personalization of screw extension rigidity in line with the intended clinical application,” stated Ashok Biyani, MD, a spine and memory foam surgeon at Toledo Memory foam Surgeons in Ohio.

“The elevated screw extension strength supplied by the XTower enables surgeons to deal with a complete spectrum of pathologies utilizing one system.”

Michael Selby, MD, a spine and memory foam surgeon in the Adelaide Spine Clinic around australia, added, “I regularly treat complex deformity, tumor, and trauma patients within my practice. The XTower provides the opportunity to personalize the strength of the reduction to do complex procedures utilizing non-invasive techniques.”

“K2M is happy for this year’s SMISS, a keynote meeting that advances the most recent breakthroughs in non-invasive spine surgery,” stated K2M President and Chief executive officer Eric Major. “This season we’re the main thing on non-invasive spine innovation with the help of XTower to the EVEREST MI XT Spine System.

“We are content to now provide probably the most comprehensive MI pedicle screw platforms available on the market that—when complemented by our Balance ACS platform—allows surgeons to holistically treat complex and degenerative spine pathologies via a non-invasive approach, using the ultimate objective of achieving Total Body Balance.”

Source: Company Pr Release

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