Nexxt Spine Announces Launch of the TD Elite Guide System
Nexxt Spine’s TD Elite Guide System reduces number of surgical steps and simplifies the anterior cervical fusion procedure
November 16, 2015
Nexxt Spine, LLC, founded in 2009, is a privately held medical device company dedicated to increasing procedural efficiency and patient outcomes through development of innovative products, manufactured on the most technologically advanced platforms, and utilizing irreproachable quality standards to treat painful and debilitating spinal pathologies today announced the launch of the TD Elite Guide System.
TD Elite Guides reduce the number of operative steps during an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) procedure by allowing the surgeon to determine the appropriate interbody dimensions and prepare screw pilot holes for the anterior cervical plate simultaneously. The new guide system bridges the gap between the well-received Struxxure Anterior Cervical Plate and Honour Cervical Interbody systems.
The design rationale of the Struxxure ACP system is based on published papers highlighting studies reporting the incidence of adjacent level ossification (ALO) significantly decreases when the plate-to-disc distance is greater than 5 millimeters from the adjacent level1,2. According to Dr. Robert L. Wertz, Vice President of New Product Development, “The innovative Struxxure TD Elite Guides simplify the ACDF procedure and provide the framework for a shorter plate to be used which in turn increases the distance to the adjacent disc level wherein studies report a reduction in the risk of developing postoperative degenerative changes, including ALO.”
Nexxt Spine’s TD Elite System is manufactured to exacting specifications utilizing modern 3-D printing technology and is compatible with the Struxxure Anterior Cervical Plate and Honour Cervical Interbody systems.