Dr. Dante Leven implants SpineFrontier's cervical interbody for MIS procedure: 5 highlights

Written by Megan Wood | January 18, 2017 | Print  |

Dante Leven, DO, of Malden, Mass.-based Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, implanted Malden-based SpineFrontier's A-CIFT Solofuse-P during an anterior cervical discectomy.

Here are five highlights:

 

1. Dr. Leven performed the procedure on Jan. 11, 2017, at Long Island Jewish, Valley Stream (N.Y.) Medical Center.

 

2. The patient suffered a foraminal disc herniation at C4-5 and C5-6, disc height loss and kyphosis.

 

3. Dr. Leven commented that the implant offers a "minimally invasive surgical technique to fuse the cervical spine." The technology features a larger graft window, which enhances graft volume.

 

4. The A-CIFT Solofuse-P is a less exposure surgery technology intended for outpatient surgery.

 

5. Dr. Leven completed his spine surgery fellowship at New York City-based Mount Sinai Hospital. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery.

 

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