1st ZIP ULTRA minimally invasive spine surgery performed in Argentina: 5 highlights

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | August 02, 2017 | Print  |

Santiago Cerneaz, MD, and Guillermo Segvic, MD, performed the first minimally invasive spine surgery using Aurora Spine's ZIP ULTRA at Clinique Hospital San Miguel Arcangel in Argentina.

Here are five highlights:


1. ZIP UTRA MIS interspinous fixation implant for spinal fusion consists of Aurora Spine's ONE-STEP locking mechanism, eliminating the use of a set screw.


2. Aurora Spine is focused on developing solutions for the spinal implant market through a series of screwless, minimally invasive, regenerative spinal implant technologies.


3. Drs. Cerneaz and Segvic said, "The ZIP ULTRA MIS fusion system is very intuitive and easy to use system that allows [us] to perform a short and safe surgery while avoiding the risk of nerve impact."


4. Trent Northcutt, president and CEO of Aurora Spine, said, "The combination of the proven ONE-STEP locking mechanism and our minimally invasive design allows patients in Latin America to receive the screwless procedure as an alternative to pedicle screws."


5. Clinique Hospital San Miguel Arcangel is now offering patients Aurora Spine's ZIP MIS product portfolio.


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