Life Spine initiates study of patient-specific sacroiliac joint fixation screw — 3 things to know

Written by Shayna Korol | February 14, 2019 | Print  |

Keith Maxwell, MD, initiated the Life Spine Simpact Sacroiliac Joint Fixation Outcomes Study.

Three things to know:

1. Simpact is a cannulated and fenestrated screw intended for sacroiliac joint fusion for a lateral approach. It incorporates Life Spine's proprietary surface technology Osseo-Loc, and it is available in several lengths to accommodate varying patient anatomy.

2. Dr. Maxwell is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon at Asheville, N.C.-based Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics and the principal investigator of the study.

3. Simpact features a self-drilling screw design intended to streamline the sacroiliac joint fixation procedure.

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