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ZygoFix has developed a system consisting of zLOCK Facet Fusion System. The zLOCK Facet Fusion System is intended for single level stabilization of a spinal motion segment to promote bonny fusion of the joint. The system is designed for percutaneous deployment. The zLOCK implant is designed to be deployed in the facet joint thereby utilizing the body's natural mechanical structure without adding an external scaffold (see figure below).
The zLOCK implant is inserted into the facet joint space while it adapts to the joint's changing geometry. Stabilization is achieved by firm grip of each joint bone and resisting to any relative motion. The zLOCK implant is placed percutaneously and requires only one incision per side, thereby reducing the invasiveness, procedure duration and shorten the recovery period.
This pilot study was designed in order to assess the safety and effectiveness of the zLOCK system.
Low Back Pain
zLOCK Facet Fusion System
Hillel Yafe al Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-01-22T12:13:00-0500
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