RTI Surgical hits milestone 5,000th implant for 3D interbody fusion systems

Written by Alan Condon | June 07, 2019 | Print  | Email

RTI Surgical Holdings' Fortilink Interbody Fusion Systems achieved 5,000 implants with TETRAfuse 3D Technology in the U.S.

Four things to know:

1. In October 2017, the company commercially launched its Fortilink-C IBF System for use in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion surgeries.

2. It was the first in a line of devices utilizing the company's 3D technology for patients with degenerative disc disease.

3. The TETRAfuse 3D Technology features a rough surface with antibacterial qualities designed to assist in fusion without compromising mechanical integrity or radiographic visibility.

4. The Fortilink-TS and -L IBF systems were later launched for use in lateral lumbar interbody fusion and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion or bilateral posterior lumbar interbody fusion surgeries, respectively.

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