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Spinal Resources Inc. Unveils Groundbreaking Spine Platform for Improved Patient Care

FDA-cleared Bezier Rod platform provides an unparalleled solution to address critical spinal conditions and improve patient outcomes.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL., April 5, 2023 /OrthoSpineNews/ –

Spinal Resources Inc. (SRI), a leading innovator in spinal technology, has announced the FDA-clearance of its state-of-the-art, Solutions Based Spine Platform (SBSP). The unique platform is designed to provide surgeons with an unparalleled solution to address and assist in the reduction of critical spinal conditions like Proximal Junctional Kyphosis (PJK), Proximal Junctional Failure (PJF), and Adjacent Segment Disease (ASD).

The Solutions Based Spine Platform features a novel screw cap interface that toggles between a polyaxial and monoaxial head. This unique mechanism allows for free translation of the rod, facilitating screw head manipulation, compression, distraction, and coronal de-rotation. “We are thrilled about the FDA-clearance of our Solutions Based Spine Platform as it is a testament to our commitment to innovation and bringing spinal care forward,” said Bernard M. Bedor, Founder, President, and CEO of Spinal Resources Inc.

“In complex adult spinal surgery, the complications of non-union/rod fracture and proximal junctional failure (PJF) remain significant concerns, often driving revision surgery within the first year or two of an index operation. In some ways, these complications also counterbalance each other. Rod fracture is delayed or reduced by increasing the stiffness of the posterior rod construct. On the other hand, increased construct stiffness at the proximal junction can only increase the incidence of PJF'” said Dr. Robert Hart, Medical Director for Spinal Deformity at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute. “Creating a rod that is stronger at the caudal end of the construct but of reduced stiffness at the cranial end would be ideal. While there are several design approaches to addressing this concern, none are currently optimal. Specifically, short tapers in rod diameter are problematic. For one thing, they create a stress riser at the junction from larger to smaller diameter rods, increasing potential for rod failure. Further, they are difficult to contour as traditional rod bending tools accentuate curvature within the smaller diameter portion as opposed to the stiffer, larger diameter portion of the rod.”

Additional features of the system include:

  • A range of Bezier Taper transition rods (4.75, 5.0, 5.5, 6.0), ( 4.75,5.0, 5.5) ( 5.0, 5.5, 6.0)
  • A unique blend of curved Morphotypes that have been developed from post-operative data with seamless transitions between linear segments
  • A Swedge pedicle Screw and Locking Cap system that allows for the use of the entire rod, including the tapered segments, providing flexibility intraoperatively.
  • Allows surgeons to tailor individual rod diameters to bone quality (individual diameters of 4.75, 5.0, 5.5, and 6.0 can be used alone in the same head and same locking cap allowing the reduction of micromotion and stress shielding which can lead to implant loosening
  • The Bezier Rod applies to Deformity and Degenerative surgeons allowing for a synergistic pathway between the two. The Bezier rod platform will have shorter-length rods allowing the technology to be used across several disciplines.

“This is a rod system that enhances the physiology of spinal fusion with respect to stress and strain rather than the stress shielding that occurs with larger diameter rods. The gradual taper accommodates the differing physiological needs to optimize stress and strain at all levels of the construct promoting solid fusion and providing a proximal soft landing to reduce the formation of a stress riser,” said Dr. Roland Kent, fellowship-trained Spine Surgeon and the co-founder of Axis Spine Center.

SRI is also developing an AI platform that will have the ability to the forces and loads on adjacent segments based on the in-situ functioning of the Bezier Rod and Bezier Rod Morphotype system. This innovative feature will provide valuable insights into the performance of the rods, cap, and screw interface, enabling a better understanding of the forces unloaded at the adjacent segment and the potential occurrence of failure at the adjacent segment. The platform offers a robust, biomechanically sound, and innovative approach to spinal care, leveraging our unique rod system and cutting-edge AI technology.

“The SRI system represents a significant advancement in the technology available in my surgical armamentarium. It allows for an array of interoperative choices based upon patient bone density, segment, and mobility of the spine. This provides intraoperative flexibility, using multiple rod diameters which allows surgeons to tailor patient-focused rods and solutions. This is seamlessly achieved by customizing the linear segments and transitions and controlling the flex of the rod. The result is a more even distribution of forces across the construct, unloading the proximal and distal segments” said Dr. Hamid Hassanzadeh, Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins.

For more information about Spinal Resources Inc. and its Solutions Based Spine Platform, please visit or contact the media relations team.

About Spinal Resources, Inc.
Spinal Resources, Inc. (SRI) is a Florida-based spinal medical device company that provides innovative mechanical and biomechanical products to support cost-effective patient care, alleviate pain, shorten recovery time, restore health, and extend quality of life. SRI has engineered a unique line of patented open, reduction, and minimally-invasive spinal systems for the surgical repair and reconstruction of debilitating spinal conditions. With a focus on innovation, SRI is committed to developing groundbreaking technologies that address critical spinal conditions.

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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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