Life Spine Announces the Completion of the First Surgical Cases With TRULIFT® Expandable Spacer System

May 11, 2021

HUNTLEY, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Life Spine, a leading medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets products for the surgical treatment of spinal disorders, announced today the completion of the first surgeries with the TRULIFT Expandable Spacer System.

“MIS surgery continues to evolve and as a result, clinical outcomes continue to improve. Use of expandable technology, such as the TRULIFT Expandable Spacer System, has shown a significant reduction in procedure time and improvement in my patient outcomes. TRULIFT allows for restoration of anatomical alignment and maintains its length during expansion offering increased endplate coverage,” said Dr. Richard Weiner of Dallas, TX.

The TRULIFT Expandable Spacer System with Osseo-Loc® Surface Technology is the next generation of micro invasive technology for TLIF and PLIF procedures. Allowing for true positioning and a less invasive procedure, TRULIFT provides cephalad/caudal height expansion while minimizing tissue disruption, nerve retraction, and helping restore patient alignment.

“I believe that MIS surgery provides significant benefits to my patients. TRULIFT allows for a generous 6mm of expansion and the implant maintains its proximity to the endplates throughout its entire expansion range. This adds to the armamentarium of MIS options giving me more choices to match surgical treatment algorithms,” said Dr. John Czerwein of Providence, RI.

TRULIFT Key Features and Benefits:

  • Ability to collapse and expand up to 6mm in situ
  • Maintains length during expansion for maximum endplate coverage
  • Osseo-Loc Titanium Surface Technology
  • Available in 10 & 12mm widths and lordosis of 0, 7, 12 and 15˚
  • In situ graft delivery and post-packing capabilities

About Life Spine

Life Spine is dedicated to improving the quality of life for spinal patients by increasing procedural efficiency and efficacy through innovative design, uncompromising quality standards, and the most technologically advanced manufacturing platforms. Life Spine, which is privately held, is based in Huntley, Illinois. For more information, please visit: http://www.lifespine.com.


Mr. Omar Faruqi
Chief Financial Officer

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Chris J. Stewart

Chris currently serves as President and CEO of Surgio Health. Chris has close to 20 years of healthcare management experience, with an infinity to improve healthcare delivery through the development and implementation of innovative solutions that result in improved efficiencies, reduction of unnecessary financial & clinical variation, and help achieve better patient outcomes. Previously, Chris was assistant vice president and business unit leader for HPG/HCA. He has presented at numerous healthcare forums on topics that include disruptive innovation, physician engagement, shifting reimbursement models, cost per clinical episode and the future of supply chain delivery.

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