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2014

Percutaneous Instrumentation Patent Announcement

ST. PAUL, Minn. Spineology Inc., the innovator in anatomy-conserving spine surgery, is excited to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for its U.S. Application Serial Number 12/650,889, entitled, “System and Method for Performing Percutaneous Spinal Interbody Fusion.” A major trend in spinal surgery is reducing the invasiveness of surgical procedures. Reducing surgical invasiveness has been shown to reduce post-operative discomfort and long-term morbidity leading to reduced hospitalization and quicker patient recovery. This patent covers methods of performing percutaneous spinal fusion procedures through an opening of less than one centimeter. “The...

Spineology Announces Release of a Next Generation Spinous Process Fixation System

ST. PAUL, MN (Sept. 15, 2014) – Spineology Inc., the innovator in anatomy conserving spine surgery TM , is excited to announce the full release of its VIA TM Spinous Process Fixation System. VIA is the first and only Spinous Process Plate with independently compressible superior and inferior plates that are contoured to maximize the fit between the implant and the spinous processes and associated laminae. “Our goal in developing the VIA Spinous Process Fixation System was to offer versatility beyond that of existing systems on the market,” said Karen Roche, Vice President of R&D for Spineology. “The independently compressible...