April 2016 – Boston, MA. BMC Neurosurgeon Justin Massengale, MD recently performed his 5th revision spine surgery utilizing the Annex Adjacent Level System from SpineWave, Inc. He keenly delivered the implant in a cranial to caudal manner to fixate diseased segments below a prior fusion at L3-L4.
Using benders to add lordosis to the rod portion of the implant Dr. Massengale was able to preserve the sagittal balance of the lumbar segment. Use of the Annex implant allowed him to avoid the process of having to remove the hardware from the patient’s prior surgery. This is a versatile implant with varying rod lengths that can be delivered in a percutaneous approach or a mini open manner. Nerves&Bones, Inc is proud to distribute this novel technology from SpineWave, Inc.