Dr. Richard Guyer & team perform 1st U.S. surgery using Safe Orthopaedics' products: 4 key notes

Written by Anuja Vaidya | May 05, 2015 | Print  |

Plano-based Texas Back Institute has performed the first surgery using Safe Orthopaedics' products in the United States.

Here are four key notes:

 

1. The surgery was performed by Richard Guyer, MD. He was assisted by Jack Zigler, MD.

 

2. The procedure performed was a minimally invasive lumbar fusion using Safe Orthopaedics' single-use instruments.

 

3. The Texas Back Institute, founded more than 35 years ago, is active in leading or participating in FDA trials and focuses on training spine surgeons.

 

4. Safe Orthopaedics is a French medical technology company that develops and markets a range of sterile implants and associated single-use surgical instruments.

 

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