Anterior Cervical Fusion (ACF) instruments

The Anterior Cervical Fusion (ACF) instruments are designed to facilitate ACF procedures utilizing a modified Smith Robinson Technique.

The existing ACF Spacer instrument set has been enlarged to improve discetomy and endplate preparation, which are key elements for successful biological fusion.

ACF Cervical Disc Shaver

Facilitates the removal of the larger fragments of the nucleus pulposus and cartilaginous endplate. It will lessen the OR time required for performing cervical discetomy and blood loss of the patient.

ACF Rasp

Permits removal of cartilaginous tissue from the cervical endplates to expose bleeding bone and assists preparation of the cervical vertebral endplates without damaging the subchondral bone.

ACF Detachable Trial Spacer

The new trial spacers are detachable and available in parallel, lordotic, and convex geometries to permit the selection of the most appropriate implant and height so that restoration of disc height can be maintained.

ACF Spacer Implant Holder

Securely grips the ACF implant for controlled insertion by employing a new speednut locking mechanism. The handle enables impaction of the implant with a hammer.

ACF Graft Packing Block

Used in conjunction with the existing graft packer to facilitate packing osteoinductive material into the central canal in cervical spacers.

Spacer Instruments
A new Implant Holder and an Impactor for ACF Allograft Spacers have been developed to better interface with the CorticoCancellous ACF Spacer. These new instruments also work with the ACF Spacer.

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