Life Spine wins FDA clearance for ProLift micro expandable spacer

Life Spine announced that it received FDA clearance to market its ProLift micro expandable spacer system for supporting micro-invasive procedures.

Huntley, Illinois-based Life Spine designed its ProLift micro to support procedures ranging from endoscopic TLIFs to MIS TLIFs/PLIFs. The platform includes an 8mm width, self-locking expansion at any height (between 8mm and 16mm) to suit the patient’s individual pathology and anatomical conditions and is available in a range of sizes and footprints.

The ProLift micro features Life Spine’s Osseo-Loc surface technology and intuitive instrumentation to help protect neural anatomy. According to a news release, the company anticipates augmented reality-assisted fusions to come with the platform next year.

Life Spine said that ProLift represents its 14th expandable interbody device, helping the company expand what it says is one of the largest and most innovative portfolios within the spine fusion market…

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FDA clears Life Spine Prolift Wedge expandable spacer system

Life Spine announced today that it received FDA clearance for its Prolift Wedge expandable spacer system.

The Prolift Wedge expandable interbody spacer system with Osseo-Loc surface technology is a lordotic expandable implant for use in micro-invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) and posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) procedures, according to a news release.

Huntley, Ill.-based Life Spine’s device is designed to maintain coronal alignment while achieving sagittal correction through up to 15 degrees of controlled lordotic expansion. It includes multiple implant height and width options to optimally fit a patient’s disc anatomy, too.

Once a patient-specific correction has been made with the height and width, the wedge is auto-locked in position and can be packed with graft in situ through Life Spine’s Osteo-Line graft delivery device.

“The launch of Prolift Wedge furthers our commitment to offering patient ma…

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