Nexxt Spine Announces First Clinical Use of the Inertia MIS Percutaneous Pedicle Screw System
September 9, 2014
NOBLESVILLE, IN., September 9, 2014 — Nexxt Spine, LLC, a medical device company focused on designing, manufacturing and distributing innovative spinal solutions to meet the evolving needs of surgeons and health care institutions, today announced the first case utilizing the Inertia® MIS Percutaneous Pedicle Screw System. The surgery was performed at Reston Hospital Center in Reston, Virginia by Christopher Good, M.D. of the Virginia Spine Institute.
“The first clinical use of the Inertia Percutaneous MIS Pedicle Screw System represents a major milestone in the evolution of Nexxt Spine’s capabilities, stated Dr. Robert L. Wertz, Director of New Product Development. By streamlining the MIS approach to spinal fixation through Single-Step Controlled Rod Reduction, Secure Percutaneous Tower Engagement, Reliable Compression/Distraction Capabilities and Multiple Rod Insertion Options we will significantly enhance our ability to service our surgeon customers’ needs by offering a complete minimally invasive solution coupled with our Honour™ tPLIF and TLIF interbody fusion implants.”
The innovative design of the Inertia Percutaneous MIS Pedicle Screw System provides for an intuitive, easy-to-use system that addresses single and multi-level spinal pathologies with minimal tissue disruption and trauma. The Inertia MIS system will be in limited market release through the end of third quarter of 2014 and is planned for full launch in the fourth quarter of 2014.