Spine

Update from the OSSTF

Expert spine surgeons of the AO Technical Commission's Osteoporotic Spine Surgery Task Force and specialists in endocrinology and bone health developed White Papers which are based on literature review and expert opinion and give recommendations for osteoporotic spine surgery in three key focus areas. 

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Symphony OCT System

The SYMPHONY Occipito-Cervico-Thoracic (OCT) System provides a solution for the surgical treatment of conditions in the neck and upper back. The SYMPHONY System includes a differentiated offering of instruments and implants designed for stabilisation of the spine in patients undergoing Posterior Cervical Fusion surgery.

Symphony OCT System—Compartment 2

To address surgical and technical concerns in an aging pop­ulation with suboptimal bone quality.

Symphony OCT System

An enhanced set of instruments and implants for posterior fixation of the upper spine, solving unmet clinical needs in fixation in poor bone quality, deformity correction, and revision surgery.

Case report - Symphony for complex C-spine revision surgery

Launched in November 2019, the Symphony OCT System is an enhanced set of instruments and implants for posterior fixation of the upper (cervico-thoracic) spine. The use of Symphony is described in a complex cervical spine revision surgery case below. The patient is a 67-year-old woman with neck pain and C8 radiculopathy, who had undergone multiple cervical revision surgeries over the last 20 years.

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