Aries-L Patient Specific 3D Printed Spinal Device Implanted for the First Time
On Tuesday, January 8th, Dr. Samuel Joseph, Jr. and Dr. Andrew Moulton of Joseph Spine became the first in the world to implant the 3D printed titanium Aries-L interbody fusion device from Osseus Fusion Systems. The device features a proprietary multi-axis mesh and optimized micro-surface topology that are designed to facilitate fusion, as well as a lattice structure that helps increase the implant’s porosity to 80 percent. This allows for excellent in situ radiovisibility, especially compared to other titanium implants. The Aries-L is designed to aid in faster recovery thanks to its anatomic profile, anti-migrational teeth and streamlined insertion.
No details were provided about the patient who received the implant, but it can be expected that he or she will benefit from faster recovery time as well as reduced risk of complications. The Aries-L is only one of Osseus’ novel healthcare technologies, which also include the Black Diamond Pedicle Screw System, a fixation system technology; the White Pearl Preferred Angle Anterior Cervical Plate, a cervical spine fixation device; and the Red Ruby Anchored Cervical Interbody, a revisable cervical interbody system. Osseus was founded to develop solutions for minimally invasive spinal surgery using advanced technology like additive manufacturing.
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January 11, 2019 at 01:45PM