PROLIFT® Lateral Fixated System Receives FDA Clearance

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Today Life Spine announced they have received clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to market the PROLIFT Lateral Fixated System.

PROLIFT Lateral Fixated System combines the innovation of the SENTRY® Lateral Plate with the technology of the Lateral PROLIFT Expandable System for a simplified Lateral procedure,” said Mariusz Knap, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Life Spine. “The system has integrated fixation and cam locks which offer visual, tactile and audible confirmation of final locking. Additionally, PROLIFT Lateral Fixated can be post packed in situ through the inserter and offers an extensive range of footprints. This system is a key addition to our rapidly growing Expandable portfolio.”

PROLIFT Lateral Fixated comes in widths of 18mm and 22mm, heights ranging from 8mm to 19mm, three lordotic options and lengths of 40mm to 60mm in 5mm increments. It is complemented by Life Spine’s full Lateral portfolio including the CENTRIC® Plier Style Retractor and Lateral Disc Prep.

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