Carevature Medical announced initial U.S. cases using the Dreal™ system for cervical decompression.
U.S. limited launch commenced in 4Q16; the system is already sold in the EU. Dreal's curved design is intended to support preservation of surrounding tissue while cutting bone, and may help obviate the need for spinal fusion. Over 450 patients worldwide have been treated with Dreal.
Sources: Carevature Medical Ltd.; ORTHOWORLD Inc.