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Thome_RCT_2yr_results_tsj

May 24, 2018
LANDMARK STUDY PUBLISHED IN THE SPINE JOURNAL: ANULAR CLOSURE SUPERIOR TO STANDARD OF CARE

The two-year results from a Level 1, randomized superiority study were published in The Spine Journal. Results from this landmark clinical study, that includes 554 patients from 6 countries, demonstrate superior outcomes when treating patients with large anular defects with Barricaid Anular Closure compared to discectomy alone.


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May 01, 2018
BEST PAPER AWARD SSA 2018 PRESENTED TO DR. MARK ARTS

Dr. Mark Arts, a Dutch neurosurgeon from The Hague, delivered two podium presentations at the 2018 Spine Society of Australia 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, 27-29 April in Adelaide. One of his presented abstracts was elected as Best Paper of the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting.


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barricaid_instructional_course_hamburg

March 06, 2018
BARRICAID® INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE IN COLLABORATION WITH ASKLEPIOS HAMBURG

On the 2nd and 3rd March a Barricaid Instructional Course took place at the Asklepios Klinikum West Hamburg, Germany. 


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meta-analysis

March 01, 2018
META-ANALYSIS IN SPINE CONFIRMS LINK BETWEEN DEFECT SIZE AND REHERNIATION RISK

A systematic review and meta-analysis of 7 comparative studies by Miller et al in Spine revealed that annular defect width after lumbar discectomy is an under-reported significant modifier of patient outcome. 


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barth-epc

February 02, 2018
ENDPLATE CHANGES NOT CORRELATED WITH CLINICAL OUTCOMES

Presence and effects of endplate changes after lumbar discectomy with and without implantation of an annular closure device have been reported in Acta Neurochirurgica.


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November 30, 2017
TWO-YEAR RCT RESULTS SEE PODIUM AT DWG 2017

On 30 November Prof. Dr. C. Thomé presented on behalf of the Anular Closure Study Group, the two-year safety results from the German and Austrian centers that participated in a Level I, superiority RCT. 


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kursumovic-real-world

November 16, 2017
FIRST BARRICAID ANULAR CLOSURE ‘REAL-WORLD DATA’ PUBLICATION OUT

Clinical results on 171 patients with up to 6 years follow-up have been reported in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science.


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barricaid-innsbruck-training

November 12, 2017
BARRICAID INSTRUCTIONAL COURSES AT THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF INNSBRUCK

Intrinsic places strong emphasis on first-in-class surgeon training. The Instructional Courses provide the surgeon with a detailed understanding of Barricaid® patient indication, surgical technique, and expected clinical outcomes. The RealSpine discectomy simulator, allows surgeons to complete the course having performed their first “real-time” Barricaid surgery.


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klassen-RCT-barricaid

October 16, 2017
FIRST PUBLICATION FROM BARRICAID LEVEL-1 RCT OUT

On August 28 the Journal of Pain Research (Journal Impact Factor 2.581) reported that placement of a bone-anchored anular closure device (ACD) following lumbar discectomy significantly reduces reoperation risk within 90 days of discharge.


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issls-barricaid-athens

May 30, 2017
Intrinsic proud sponsor of 44th ISSLS annual meeting

Over 500 lead spine clinicians and scientists gathered in Athens from May 29th – June 2nd, to present and listen to recent scientific findings at the 44th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine.


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