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Bioactive Fusion Device
Project ID: D2013-82 Background Over 650,000 spine surgeries are performed annually in the United States, with the majority being decompressive laminectomies for spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal housing the spinal cord. It is generally caused by arthritis in the vertebral column and/or bulging of the intervertebral...
Self-expanding inter-vertebral cage
Project ID D2013-73 Background Intervertebral cages are hollow implants used to treat spinal ailments that often emanate from degenerative disc disease. Surgeons can implant the cage using laparoscopy or through a small incision in the back or front of the spine. Expanding intervertebral cages were designed to reduce the size of the implant in minimally...
Biosensor Device to Detect Infection in Real Time
Project ID: D2013-32Invention novelty: Sensor capable of rapid differentiation between viral and bacterial infections (in vivo or in situ). If bacterial, provides capability to segment into either Gram-positive or Gram-negative bacteria. Value proposition: · Receptor component can be configured to have different sensing elements that can...
Stabilized Spinal Fixation Hook
Project ID: D2013-70 Invention Description and Novelty: Spinal hook achieves greater reliability for implantation, stabilization and poly-axial head movement, as well as reducing anatomical mismatch with the lamina, transverse process and pedicle before being locked by a rod and fastener. Value proposition: ยท Hook is shaped to engage multiple...