New 3D printed piece Implanted By More Than 300 Surgeons
Stryker’s Spine division announced that its Tritanium® C Anterior Cervical Cage, a 3D-printed interbody fusion cage intended for use in the cervical spine launched in the last October, has been implanted by 311 surgeons in more than 1,770 procedures across the United States. Striker has sold more than 3,188 Tritanium C implants to date.
The new product Tritanium C Anterior Cervical Cage is the newest addition to Stryker’s expanding line of spinal implants constructed from its proprietary Tritanium Technology, one a novel and highly porous titanium material designed for bone in-growth and biological fixation.
Dr. Scott Kutz, Texas Back Institute says that
“ …was intrigued by Tritanium because of the idea of bone in-growth as opposed to the on-growth of competitive products…”, “I found the large graft window and imaging characteristics of Tritanium to be favorable versus other metal implants I’ve used.”
“The Tritanium C Anterior Cervical Cage is another great product by Stryker that brings revolutionary technology to the operating room,” said Dr. Lance Smith, Orthopedic Surgeon in Oklahoma City. “With many product sizes and lordosis options, I feel like I can match the anatomy and needs of the patient with the implant. I look forward to using the Tritanium C Cage product in more spinal surgeries.”
Tritanium Technology allows for the creation of porous structures designed to mimic cancellous bone in pore size, level of porosity, and interconnectivity of the pores.
Tritanium Cages feature an open central graft window and lateral windows to help reduce stiffness of the cage and minimize subsidence. In addition, the large graft window allows for bone graft containment.
The product received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in September 2017 and was introduced to surgeons during the North American Spine Society conference Oct. 25–28, 2017. Full commercial launch occurred on December, 2017.
One of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information about Stryker and Tritanium® C Anterior Cervical Cage.
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