Alphatec launches device to monitor nerves during spine surgery — 4 insights

Written by Alan Condon | November 26, 2019 | Print  |

Alphatec launched its SafeOp Neural InformatiX System for spine surgery on Nov. 26.

Four insights:

1. SafeOp incorporates important neural information into spine procedures and aims to enhance the clinical experience for surgeons.

2. The system features electromyography and somatosensory evoked potentials to show surgeons the location and the health of nerves at risk during surgery.

3. SafeOp provides real-time data on a patient's neural structure to help surgeons avoid injury and improve outcomes.

4. The device is Alphatec's 12th and final product launch for 2019.

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