Friday, September 29, 2017

PEEK Performance Biomaterial of Choice

For Clariance Spine
Since the late 1990s when highly pure and implantable grade of polyetheretherketone, known as PEEK-OPTIMA, gained acceptance for medical device implantation, the use of PEEK has grown to a point that it may be considered the material of choice, particularly for spinal implants. (published site)

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Where is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Headed?

For Clariance Spine Sept. 21, 2017

Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) has grown exponentially over the last decade. From 2005 to 2015, MISS has grown to nearly 45 percent of all spine cases done on an outpatient basis. This compares to approximately 5 percent in 2005, according to the Society for Ambulatory Spine surgery.