Dr. Kingsley Chin performs 1st-ever 4-level cervical procedure with AxioMed's viscoelastic disc: 4 observations

Written by Megan Wood | February 16, 2017 | Print  |

Malden, Mass.-based AxioMed reported positive results for the first patient undergoing a viscoelastic four-level cervical procedure.

Here are four observations:


1. Kingsley Chin, MD, performed the procedure at Andrews Memorial Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica, on Jan. 30, 2017.


2. The patient had degenerative disc disease with radiculomyelopathy.


3. The AxioMed viscoelastic disc is designed to restore natural disc alignment and motion.


4. Malden, Mass.-based KICVentures acquired AxioMed in 2014, but AxioMed still owns an exclusive viscoelastic material license on the disc's technology.


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