Orthofix Case Series

The Orthofix technology case presentations demonstrate spinal fusion in patients at risk for non-union. Orthofix Spinal Fusion Stimulators generate a Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) signal that stimulates bone cell growth at the molecular, cellular and tissue levels creating an environment more conducive to bone healing in patients at risk for a failed spinal fusion.

Multi-level Cervical Fusion with Significant Risk of Pseudarthrosis

Progressive Worsening Neck Pain and Radiculopathy
Presented by: A. Apazidis MD, MBA
A 52-year-old female smoker presents with progressive worsening of her neck pain and radiculopathy that is affecting her work as a chief financial officer. She has worsening arm numbness and tingling with ...

High Risk Multi-level Cervical Fusion

Adjunct Use of a Bone Growth Stimulator
Presented by: T. McCall MD

Since the ACDF, she has experienced chronic neck pain. New symptoms have developed during the past 4 months. Using the visual analog scale (1 to 10, with 10 being the worse pain imaginable) she grades her pain as 10/10 in severity.

Recurrent Spondylolisthesis with Significant Risk of Pseudarthrosis

Presented by: J. Krumerman MD
Pseudarthrosis complicated the patient's postop course. Use of an external bone stimulator (Spinal-Stim®) salvaged the construct.

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