Life Spine Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for the GHOST® 3D-Printed Titanium Spacer System

October 5, 2022

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 that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to market the GHOST 3D-Printed Titanium Spacer Systems.

GHOST 3D-Printed Titanium Spacer System expands on Life Spine’s interbody portfolio, comprised of PEEK, titanium, and now 3D-printed titanium spacers. The new implants include solutions for ALIF, PLIF/TLIF and Lateral procedures.

GHOST spacers integrate porous surfaces designed to promote bony on-growth while maintaining a robust external lattice geometry. GHOST is available in a wide range of footprints and lordotic offerings to accommodate varying patient anatomies and pathologies. The system features streamlined instrumentation and is supplemented by Life Spine’s wide variety of posterior fixation including AVATAR® Percutaneous Screw System, NAUTILUS® Spinal Fixation System, CENTERLINE® Midline Screw System and ARx® Spinal Fixation System.

“We are excited about the expansion of our interbody portfolio to include 3D-printed implants. Our robust offering is one of the broadest in the industry and includes solutions for nearly every procedure and surgeon preference. With the PEEK, Titanium, and Expandable interbody product lines, the addition of 3D-Printed Titanium interbodies allows Life Spine to offer physicians alternative solutions to customize their patient’s treatment,” said Mariusz Knap, Sr. Vice President of Marketing.

GHOST Key Features and Benefits:

  • Integrated porous structure within the endplate surfaces and along the graft window column
  • Wide array of footprints, heights, and lordotic offerings for ALIF, PLIF/TLIF, and Lateral approaches
  • Large graft windows to allow for packing bone graft material
  • Smooth bulleted tip and streamlined instrumentation designed for intuitive insertion

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

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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