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Atlas Spine Announces Launch of its HiJAK SA Expandable Cervical Stand-Alone Interbody System

JUPITER, FL, August 19, 2020 — Atlas Spine, Inc., a spinal implant company based in Jupiter Florida, announced today the launch of its HiJAK SA Expandable Cervical Stand-Alone Interbody system, the company’s second first-to-market expandable system in just 18 months.

The first implantation of the HiJAK SA Expandable Stand–Alone was performed by board certified neurosurgeon, Grant A. Skidmore M.D. of the Neurological Specialist group in Norfolk, Virginia.  “This device is a game changer for ACDF surgery. The ease of insertion, restoration of cervical lordosis and perfect alignment of the plate every time make it the pinnacle of technology for ACDF,” stated Dr. Skidmore. 

 HiJAK SA was developed for the surgeon who recognizes the importance of restoring proper sagittal alignment when addressing spinal deformities during anterior cervical fusion procedures (ACDF’s). The new device leverages the innovative design and clinical success of Atlas’s HiJAK AC Anterior Cervical Expandable Interbody platform launched in Q4 of 2018. Both HiJAK AC and HiJAK SA are the market’s first and only cervical implant systems to provide surgeons the intra-operative ability and mechanical advantage to adjust the height and lordosis specific to their patient’s anatomy and surgical needs. “We’re approaching two years of very positive clinical results with our HiJAK AC expandable interbody, so the merits of the technology have well been validated at this point,” said Matt Baynham, Atlas Spine’s CEO.

Along with all the benefits of its adjustable capability, HiJAK SA incorporates an integrated low-profile plate that, when compared to current stand-alone devices, significantly improves screw access, screw-to-bone purchase and overall construct integrity. “This system really offers unmatched capability in an extremely simple to use device. That coupled with its ability to accommodate minimally invasive approaches and reduce surgical times, make the system ideal for outpatient surgery procedures”. Continued Baynham.   

Atlas Spine is currently welcoming inquiries for distribution of its growing product portfolio and hospital affiliations. For more information, please contact us at (561) 741-1180 or Sales@atlasspine.com.

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Mike Adams

Mike Adams is a medical device sales leader with extensive clinical experience in spine and biologics and a nationwide distribution network built over the last 10+ years in the industry. He has held various leadership positions in healthcare and device including Distributor Partner, Hospital COO and Spine VP of Sales. He currently leads the commercialization strategy for OrthoSpine Partners and is a Distributor Principal at Novel Medical. Because of his unique career path, Mike has the ability to see the healthcare business from multiple perspectives making him passionate about building strategic partnerships that help reduce overall costs, drive innovation, and cultivate growth for new markets.

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