eCential Robotics and ChoiceSpine entered into a long-term partnership to offer a common optimized solution, combining navigation, robotics and implant systems that are designed to be easy to use, accurate for spine surgeons and beneficial for the patient.
After starting the process in 2021, eCential Robotics and ChoiceSpine agreed to partner their technologies with spine robotic surgeries.
The eCential Robotics platform unifies intraoperative 2D/3D imaging, navigation and robotics in its core design as a fully-unified, single-device solution with a single-user interface. In addition, the eCential Robotics platform is an open solution, catering to different surgeons' preferences. Built around a range of applications currently dedicated to spine surgery, there are plans for multiple bone surgery indications soon.
ChoiceSpine emphasizes MIS solutions, such as the Thunderbolt™ Minimally Invasive Pedicle Screw System and the Triton™ 3D printed SI Joint Fixation System. Other technologies offered by ChoiceSpine include proprietary BioBond™ 3D-printed interbodies, a shallow docking access system for direct lateral surgery, and multiple cervical fusion options. In addition, its orthobiologics portfolio offers bone graft solutions including 100% demineralized bone matrix, cortical fibers, synthetics, a cellular bone matrix, structural allograft and allograft sponge options.
"By enabling eCential Robotics' platform to navigate ChoiceSpine implants with our robotic arm, we will optimize and add value to our unified and universal solution for the benefit of surgeons and patients," said Mrs. Laurence Chabanas, eCential Robotics Chief Strategy Officer. "This partnership is a part of eCential Robotics' open model strategy. Since our ambition is to offer a unique platform for bone surgery in the operating room and become a standard, we are open to collaborating with implant companies to combine our technologies and offer optimized navigation and robotics for the implementation proposed to the patient," she added.
Steve Ainsworth, PhD, ChoiceSpine's EVP of Strategy and Technology, said, "We believe the eCential Robotics platform, in conjunction with our comprehensive spinal implant and orthobiologics portfolios, will lead the way in advancing spine surgery."