Dr. Thomas Scully performs 1st surgery implanting PRO-LINK Ti system — 6 things to know

Spinal Tech

Thomas B. Scully, MD, of Northwest NeuroSpecialists in Tucson, Ariz., became the first surgeon to implant Life Spine's PRO-LINK Ti Stand-Alone Cervical Spacer System.

Here are six things to know:


1. Dr. Scully implanted the system during an outpatient procedure on Oct. 20.


2. The FDA cleared Huntley, Ill.-based Life Spine's PRO-LINK Ti in September.


3. The system is a low-profile, standalone cervical interbody device.


4. The device features the company's Osseo-Loc technology, which is a surface treatment for titanium with 500 microns to 600 microns of porosity.


5. Life Spine anticipates a full product release of the PRO-LINK Ti system by the end of 2016.


6. Dr. Scully completed his neurological surgery residency at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.


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