Inspired Spine completes 1st OLLIF porcine model training — 5 notes

Written by Megan Wood | February 19, 2018 | Print  |

Inspired Spine hosted a training course in Burnsville, Minn., on its oblique lateral lumbar interbody fusion procedure on a porcine model.

Here are five notes:

 

1. The course represented the first training of this kind for the company.

 

2. The two-day training attracted surgeons from various countries.

 

3. In addition to the hands-on training, the event also featured presentations on Inspired Spine's minimally invasive procedures and patient case reviews.

 

4. Inspired Spine CMO Hamid Abbasi, MD, PhD, said the porcine model offers "a cost-effective method to teach this technique on a global scale," in a press release.

 

5. The company is constructing its Total Spinal Health and Technology Campus in Burnsville, which will serve as a global training program venue.

 

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