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Tsunami Medical Announces the Launch of Ortigia-J and Caprera, 3D Printed OLIF Cages with Built-in Fixation and Expansion Features

Modena, June 4th 2021

Tsunami Medical, among the leaders in Spine technology innovation, focusing on additive manufactured solutions for spine surgery and diagnostic invasive procedures, today announces the launch of two additional 3D printed antero-lateral OLIF cage solutions.

Years of cautious research and dedication by Tsunami Medical’s team have culminated with the achievement of a Second Generation of Spinal Fusion solutions. Ortigia-J and Caprera evolve from the clinically proven First Generation antero-lateral OLIF cage Ortigia.

“Both solutions meet with the standards of successfully proven Bone InGrowth Technology®”, said Stefano Caselli, CEO of the company. “Ortigia-J has a built-in fixation mechanism with pins, which does not compromise the elasticity modulus of the implant. Caprera has a unique extension mechanism, which allows enlarging of the footprint by extension in the saggital plane.”

Peter Witke, CCO of the company: “Both solutions show excellent stability characteristics and the cages are printed in one step. Implantation and extraction of the pins, extension of the footprint respectively for these two solutions, are performed with the same introduction instrument.”

Mr. Caselli concludes: “We consider these a meaningful extension of our antero-lateral OLIF cage family, meeting with international market needs and tender requirements. For further information, please feel free to contact our CCO: peter.witke@tsunamimed.com .”

About the Company

Tsunami Medical was founded in 1997, manufacturing invasive diagnostic devices as subcontractor of big manufacturing companies. Over the years the Company has bought the Bloodline trademark, very well known in the international biopsy and vertebroplasty spinal markets.

In 2010 Tsunami Medical started the design and manufacturing of Selective Laser Melting (SLM) technology, resulting in the currently available implant product portfolio.

Located in the heart of the “Biomedical Valley”, nearby Modena (Italy), the manufacturing facility extends on 1200 square meters with modern machinery and clean rooms class ISO 8, 13485 certified to design and manufacture medical devices.

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Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President and CEO of Ortho Spine Partners and sits on several company and industry related Boards. He also is the Creator and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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