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X-spine Granted Key Patent for Disk Augmentation System



10/24/2007 7:58:42 AM

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spinal technology company X-spine Systems, Inc., today announced that the United States Patent Office granted a key patent protecting the company's latest technology for augmentation of the spinal disk and functional spinal unit: "Disk Augmentation System and Method, US 7,282,065." “We believe this technology represents the next evolution in the surgical treatment of degenerative disk disease,” states David Kirschman, M.D., president of X-spine. “The key concept of this technology is to augment, rather than replace, degenerating spinal motion elements, including disks and facet joints.”

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