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Life Spine Announces Continued Success of the PROLIFT® Wedge Expandable Spacer System

July 27, 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 continued adoption and success of the PROLIFT Wedge Expandable Spacer System.

“The PROLIFT Wedge offers controlled lordotic expansion of up to 15˚, which was an ideal solution for this patient. Suffering from severe disc degeneration, the collapsed discs required custom height expansion as well as sagittal alignment correction. Through the use of expandable technology such as PROLIFT Wedge, the surgical goals were completed,” said Dr. Adam Lewis of Flowood, MS.

PROLIFT Wedge Expandable Spacer System features Osseo-Loc® Surface Technology and is designed for Micro Invasive PLIF procedures. Wedge’s unique design offers lordotic expansion of up to 15˚ for sagittal correction. The device offers multiple heights and widths to fit each patient’s anatomy. Once the patient specific correction has been achieved, PROLIFT Wedge is auto locked in position and can be post-packed with graft in situ through the OSTEO-LINE™ Graft Delivery Device.

PROLIFT Wedge Key Features and Benefits:

  • Up to 15˚ of Controlled Lordotic Expansion
  • Widths: 10 and 12mm, Heights: 8 – 16mm
  • Osseo-Loc Surface Technology with 400-600 Micron Porosity
  • Ability to Collapse/Expand In Situ and Reposition
  • Visual and Tactile Confirmation to Prevent Over Distraction
  • In situ graft delivery

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.

Contacts

Mr. Omar Faruqi
Chief Financial Officer
ofaruqi@lifespine.com
847-884-6117

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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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