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Medacta Launches Customizable MySpine MC Surgical Guides -

Medacta announced FDA 510(k) clearance and launch of the MySpine Midline Cortical Pedicle Screw Placement Guide (MySpine MC). Using 3D-printed guides, MySpine MC technology guides the pedicle screw via established cortical bone trajectory (CBT). With CT-based pre-op planning of a more caudomedial entry point vs. traditional pedicle screw trajectories and a less extreme caudal-cranial angle than CBT, the technique avoids interference with cranial facet joints and accommodates larger screw diameters and lengths, with four points of cortical bone purchase for biomechanical fixation. (Medacta International, 5/23/18)