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Captiva Spine TowerLOX-EXT MIS Extended Tab Pedicle Screw

Captiva Spine Announces TowerLOX-EXT MIS Extended Tab Pedicle Screw Receives Clearance

Captiva Spine Receives Clearance to Market TowerLOX-EXT Extended Tab Pedicle Screws

Jupiter, FL, September 2018 – Captiva Spine, Inc., which designs, manufactures and distributes elegant and intuitive spine fusion solutions announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market TowerLOX-EXT® MIS Extended Tab Pedicle Screw complementing its TowerLOX® MIS Pedicle Screw System.

TowerLOX-EXT MIS Extended Tab Pedicle Screw

TowerLOX-EXT MIS Extended Tab Pedicle Screws provide the narrow insertion of an extended tab pedicle screw and the versatility, reliability, and security of a tower-based MIS pedicle screw.  TowerLOX-EXT’s narrow insertion path coupled with TowerLOX’s patented articulating rod delivery/reduction options expand the capabilities of the system.  Most notably, TowerLOX-EXT allows percutaneous tower attachment after the extended tabs have been removed, establishing a new standard for MIS pedicle screw systems. This is especially important intraoperatively, or for use when extending the fusion at a later date.

Dale Mitchell, President of Captiva Spine, stated “The design rationale and goals developed with our surgeon collaborators guided the creation of TowerLOX-EXT Extended Tab Pedicle Screw.  Our intent was to reduce insertion pathway, eliminate counter-torque wound expansion, and retain the versatility provided by TowerLOX’s unique instrumentation for rod delivery, rod reduction, and spondylolisthesis reduction.”

TowerLOX® MIS Pedicle Screw System already supports MIS, mini-open, and open cases with simple and less invasive rod insertion (using patented Pivotec® Technology) and efficient internal/external rod reduction. TowerLOX-EXT screws provide 15mm of controlled built-in rod reduction above the break-off and in-situ tower attachment capabilities provide a MIS rescue/revision option not available with other extended tab systems.

Captiva Spine’s TowerLOX-EXT MIS Extended Tab Pedicle Screw is one of five new product launches that will be featured at Booth 1649 during the North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting held in Los Angeles, September 26-28, 2018.

Inquiries from tenured distribution professionals looking to partner with a company to build a relationship for the long run are always welcome.

For sales, contact:
Chip Jones, Director of Sales and Marketing
chip.jones@captivaspine.com or 561-277-9480 ext. 725
or via their website www.captivaspine.com/contact-us.

About Captiva Spine, Inc.

As a privately owned medical device organization founded in 2007, Captiva Spine supports spine surgeons, tenured spine distributors, and healthcare facilities in providing patients with progressive spinal care and an obsessive focus on quality.  They strive to create and maintain sincere, honest, collaborative relationships. By valuing their relationships above all else, it fosters the mutual trust and openness needed for Captiva Spine to be a conduit of high quality, smart, elegant, and intuitive patient solutions. As a family of industry professionals, Captiva Spine takes pride in delivering these solutions responsibly and ethically while never losing sight of what they refer to as the Human Factor: Finding the joy in their daily lives and serving the needs of their customers with sincere, professional enthusiasm.

This Press Release can be found at PRWeb.com and is also featured on: OrthoSpineNews, Becker’s Spine Review, Spine-Market.com, TheSpineMarketGroup.com

 

 

captiva spine larger diameter pedicle screw

MIS Pedicle Screw Systems Receive Additional Clearance For Larger Diameter Pedicle Screws

Captiva Spine Larger Diameter Pedicle Screw

Captiva Spine’s MIS Pedicle Screw Systems Receive Additional FDA Clearance for Larger Diameter Pedicle Screws

Captiva Spine, Inc., announced today that they have received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for larger diameter screws within their TowerLOX MIS Pedicle Screw System and CapLOX II Pedicle Screw System. The additions to their systems include 8.5mm and 9.0mm Polyaxial Screws (non-cannulated, cannulated and reduction) for MIS, Mini-Open and Open cases in 30mm-100mm lengths, while maintaining all of the same instrument compatibilities to the implant. The expansion of Captiva Spine’s line of cannulated and non-cannulated pedicle screws is an example of the company’s promise to continuously provide improvements and enhanced capabilities on behalf of surgeons and patients.

Dale Mitchell, President and Founder of Captiva Spine stated, “We are pleased to know that after successfully supporting over 5000 surgeries with Captiva Spine pedicle screws, that surgeons have come to know our company as providing thoughtful and elegant systems combined with reliable solutions for the growing and diverse clinical needs in spine care.” During the recent introduction of the newest MIS rod inserters, Captiva Spine’s Director of Research and Development, Dennis Ty, said “PivoQuik and PivoRod LP Inserters have been performing as expected, which has resulted in a bigger than expected demand for our reliable rod inserter tools and method.”

In addition to exhibiting at the AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Annual Meeting this week (March 2-4) in Orlando, FL, Captiva Spine has recently updated their TowerLOX web page to include the system enhancements and a new animation to show the PivoQuik inserter in action (www.captivaspine.com/towerlox). Other additions to their website include information about bioactive glass and their newly distributed product, FIBERGRAFT® BG Morsels and Putty. Inquiries from tenured professionals looking to partner with a company that values integrity, commitment, and collaboration to build a relationship for the long run are always welcome. Captiva Spine can be contacted direct by phone at 561-277-9480 or via their website.

About Captiva Spine, Inc.
Captiva Spine is a privately owned medical device organization founded in 2007. Captiva Spine designs innovative medical and surgical apparatus, appliances, devices and instruments to support spine surgeons, tenured spine distributors, and healthcare facilities.  They strive to provide patients with progressive spinal care devices with an obsessive focus on quality and they create and maintain sincere, honest, collaborative relationships.  Valuing their relationships, above all else, fosters the mutual trust and openness needed for Captiva Spine to be a conduit of smart, elegant, and intuitive patient solutions.  Captiva Spine consults with clients, providing valuable research information related to the design of surgical devices and instruments. Captiva Spine operates as a family of industry professionals that take pride in delivering these solutions responsibly and ethically while never losing sight of what they refer to as the Human Factor: Finding the joy in their daily lives and serving the needs of their customers with sincere, professional enthusiasm. Captiva Spine – Strength Through Connections.

 

This Press Release can be found on PR.com and is also featured with Becker’s Spine, Helio, and Orthopedic Design & Technology.