ChoiceSpine launches next-gen standalone anterior lumbar interbody fusion system

[Image from ChoiceSpine]ChoiceSpine announced today that it launched its next-generation Harrier standalone anterior (SA) anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) system.

Knoxville, Tennessee-based ChoiceSpine designed its Harrier system as a 3D-printed, standalone, screw-based system that incorporates the company’s proprietary BioBond porous structure technology.

According to a news release, the system includes four titanium, dual-threaded corticocancellous screws designed for lag purchase. There are three anatomical footprints for the interbody with multiple lordotic options as well as an integrated cam-locking mechanism for additional security.

The company said the Harrier SA system is indicated for standalone use but, if additional fixation is desired, there is compatibility with the Raven anterior lumbar plate system.

“The launch of our next generation Harrier SA system builds on our already robust family of 3D-printed product portfol…

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FDA clears ChoiceSpine’s Blackhawk Ti cervical spacer system

[Image from ChoiceSpine]ChoiceSpine announced today that it received FDA clearance for its Blackhawk Ti cervical spacer system.

Knoxville, Tenn.-based ChoiceSpine designed its Blackhawk Ti cervical spacer system with the BioBond 3D-printed titanium porous matrix and a large open graft window for bone graft containment and maximum visualization, according to a news release.

Additionally, the platform consists of 6° lordotic and convex configurations, simultaneous, single-step anchor deployment, external locking indication for easy confirmation of a cam-locking mechanism and preassembled, integrated anchor technology.

In the news release, the lead design surgeon for the Blackhawk Ti system, Anders Cohen, said it builds upon the company’s Blackhawk PEEK device with integrated anchor technology, with its design simplicity and instrumentation setting it apart from others by reducing the number of steps in the procedure, thus minimizing surgery time.

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