Nexxt Spine Expands Product Offering with the Launch of the Facet Fixx™ Screw System
Nexxt Spine LLC has announced the U.S. controlled market release of the Facet Fixx™ Screw System after receiving 510(k) clearance from the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
October 29, 2013
Nexxt Spine LLC, a privately held spinal implant and instrumentation manufacturer, announced today the launch of the FACET FIXX™ Screw System intended to provide stabilization and fixation during traditional or minimally invasive lumbar spinal fusion procedures by two different fixation methods:
FACET FIXX™-TF: provides multiple diameter, fully threaded and partially threaded (lag) screws with a double lead helical thread and multi-axial compression washer to increase the load-bearing area of the screw to assist surgeons achieve rigid fixation and compression of facet joints for transfacet pedicular fixation.
FACET FIXX™-TL: provides multiple diameter, fully threaded and partially threaded (lag) screws with a double lead helical thread inserted bilaterally through the superior side of the facet, across the facet joint and into the inferior pedicle for translaminar facet fixation.
“Trends within the spine market call for less invasive procedures that are simple, reliable and reproducible. Facet Fixx is the latest addition to our Exxpress™ MIS Technology portfolio and is designed to address this growing market demand, while maintaining a focus on streamlined procedural efficiency and positive clinical outcomes.” states Dr. Robert L. Wertz, Director of New Product Development at Nexxt Spine.