Integrating New Expandable Technologies into a Minimally-Invasive Spine Practice

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 | 6:00PM - 7:00PM CST

Minimally invasive spine surgery and the technologies used to perform them are rapidly evolving to include expandable devices. These new expandable devices deliver the benefits of a minimal approach with a maximum footprint for spinal restoration in both vertebral augmentation and spinal fusion procedures. Incorporating these novel technologies into a minimally-invasive surgical practice is essential in continuing to offer the best available treatments for spine surgery patients.

Discussion Points:

  • Pros and Cons of Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Innovative 3rd Generation Technologies That Address Unmet Clinical Needs
  • Best Practices for Integrating New Expandable Technology into Your Practice
  • Kiva: Expandable Vertebral Augmentation Device
  • The Kiva Difference Versus Balloon Kyphoplasty
  • Luna 3D:New Expandable Lumbar Interbody Fusion Device
  • Surgeon Case Reviews



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