A doctor at Clinique Generale-Beaulieu in Geneva has performed Switzerland's first implantation of the ZIP ULTRA minimally invasive interspinous system developed by Aurora Spine. The device, which takes away the need for a set screw with its ONE-STEP locking mechanism, is designed for use during spinal fusion.
Aurora Spine's ZIP MIS Interspinous Fusion System was granted the Health Canada Medical Device License. The implantable device, which features articulating spikes and a locking mechanism, is designed for use during spinal fusion.
A doctor at the Herzliya Medical Center has performed Israel's first implantation of the ZIP ULTRA minimally invasive interspinous fixation system developed by Aurora Spine. "We believe that the ZIP ULTRA MIS fusion system will change spine surgery," said Aurora Spine President and CEO Trent Northcutt.
A doctor at Madison County Hospital in Ohio has performed the first U.S. procedure that used Aurora Spine's Zip Graft system. The cancellous bone dowel allograft comes in various sizes and is designed to work with the company's Zip MIS Interspinous Fusion System.
Arizona-based Cayenne Medical has raised $5 million from nine investors, bringing the company closer to its $6 million financing target for that round. The company specializes in devices designed to aid surgeons in shoulder- and knee-reconstruction procedures.