New Medtronic product aids spinal surgery

Fridley-based Medtronic launched a new product for use in spinal surgery in the U.S. It is a new, highly flexible ceramic scaffold that can be used in combination with a patient’s own bone to fuse multiple levels of the posterolateral spine.

The Mastergraft Strip was cleared by the Food and Drug Administration earlier in the year. It provides surgeons with a bone grafting option that offers a continuous latticework for longer grafting procedures at the back of the spine – procedures that are often performed when the spine loses stability or its natural shape.


Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President of Ortho Spine Partners and Partner for The De Angelis Group. He also serves as Co-Founder and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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