SpineGuard, a company that develops and markets disposable medical devices designed to make spine surgery safer, announced the commercial launch of its new PediGuard Threaded device at the occasion of the SpineWeek 2016 world conference, which is scheduled to take place in Singapore from May 16 to May 20. This launch follows successful clinical evaluations performed by seven surgical teams in Europe and Asia.
Eighteen major international spine societies come together every four years during the SpineWeek conference. Between 3,500 and 4,000 orthopedists and neurosurgeons are expected from all over the world next week in Singapore where the Dynamic Surgical Guidance (DSG) technology will be featured in three scientific podium presentations listed below:
- Monday, May 16: “Accuracy of a Dynamic Surgical Guidance (DSG) probe for screw insertion in the cervical spine” by Dixon D., Darden B., Casamitjana J., Weismann K., Powell D., Baluch D. (U.S., Spain and Chile),
- Tuesday, May 17: “Does the use of Dynamic Surgical Guidance (DSG) assist with accurate pedicle screw placement in patients with osteoporosis or osteopenia?” by Defino H., Williams J., da Silva Herrero C.F., Betz R., Powell D., Gaughan J. (Brazil and U.S.) and
- Thursday, May 19: “Reducing pedicle drilling radiation by using Dynamic Surgical Guidance (DSG) with a Jamshidi needle while maintaining screw placement accuracy” by Williams J., Khoo L., Gaughan J., Betz R. (U.S.).