OR AKIVA, Israel, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Expanding Orthopedics Inc. (EOI), a medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery, is excited to announce that Dr. Grant Skidmore of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center has reported promising results with the FLXfit™ 3D Expandable TLIF Cage. Dr. Skidmore noted that "I take a lot of precautions in preserving the patient's spinal anatomy and bony structure. My focus is on relieving the patient's pain but also restoring his balance to assure a long term clinical outcome." He said "With the FLXfit™, I finally have the ability to offer my patients the ultimate outcome thanks to the cage's unique articulation and lordotic expansion feature."
Dr. Grant Skidmore, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Norfolk, Virginia, explained "I am big believer of offering my patients immediate, robust and long term stability but was always puzzled how I could achieve this through a single and minimal posterior incision while preserving the spinal anatomy". He concluded "our initial 30 patients' series demonstrates the capability to place a large footprint cage at the front of the disc space, expand it lordotically in a controlled manner to achieve unique, anatomical fit, customized per patient."
Ofer Bokobza, CEO of EOI, says that "we are excited to collaborate with such a skillful surgeon as Dr. Skidmore. His initial 30 patients' series show very encouraging results and confirm the FLXfit™'s unique ability to restore lordosis and positively impact the patient's sagittal balance." Ofer emphasizes that "EOI recognizes the need for continuous clinical data collection through collaboration with leading surgeons. We believe that the FLXfit™ represents a new breed of expandable devices providing customized, anatomical fit solution that could lead to better patients' outcome and new standard of care."
About Expanding Orthopedics Inc.
Expanding Orthopedics Inc. is medical device company developing and marketing innovative products designed to address unmet clinical needs for spine care and improve long-term patients' outcome. The Company is spearheaded by seasoned management team, and is advised by prominent spine surgeons. EOI owns a broad patent portfolio around anatomically fit, expandable devices for enhanced stability through MIS approach.
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