Based on literature from 2014 and 2015 data, the IS joint was a cause of low back pain (LBP) in 15-30% of cases [1,2]. In 2019 researchears concluded that LBP is caused by the IS joint in at least 30% of cases and even up to 60% in some populations [3,4]. This knowledge and advances in medical technology are resulting in an increase in joint fusions in patients with LBP. Studies of the US market report a nearly 25-fold increase in the practice of IS fusions, from 318 cases in 2010 to 7,794 cases in 2020 .(more…)
XXVIIth BRUSSELS INTERNATIONAL SPINE SYMPOSIUM THE FAILED SPINE
On November 19 and 20, 2021, the International Spine Symposium will be held in Brussels, where the LfC has been presenting its own innovative surgical procedures for years. Again this year, we will participate with a group of Polish surgeons, but this time will mark the 16th participation of the LfC in this great event.
In July, the fifth Cadaver-Lab (DERO-LfC) course, certified with educational credits, took place at the Medical Education Center in Warsaw. The subject of the training was a new procedure for sacroiliac stabilization: ISaF – Ilio-Sacral Stabilization (with) autogenous Fusion.
In Krakow, a double-arch scoliosis surgery with abolished kyphosis in the thoracic section was performed on a 17-year-old patient with the use of the LfC STRONG Scoliosis implants system. The surgery was performed by an experienced spine treatment surgeon, Dr. Paweł Radło with the technical assistance of LfC specialists in the DERO-STRONG system.
We are pleased to introduce an innovative, multifunctional, dual/bipartite, interbody SLIDER implant (patented) with distraction and reposition functions for comprehensive treatment of spondylo- and retro-olisthesis.