Advancing an objective measure of spine fusion
This article was originally published in Start Up
Surgeons would like to know, sooner, rather than later, whether there’s progress toward fusion following spinal fusions. That’s the mission of OrthoData Inc., which is developing an implantable, wireless, microelectronic spine fusion sensor that measures load on the implanted hardware to reveal the fusion status of patients sooner than plain X-rays.
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