SYMPHONY OCT System—Compartment 2
The SYMPHONY OCT System is an enhanced set of instruments and implants for posterior fixation of the occipital-cervical junction, subaxial spine, and cervico-thoracic junction. Compartment 1 of the SYMPHONY OCT system was launched in November 2019, and was described in the 2019 issue of the Innovations magazine (Innovations Magazine 2019)
SYMPHONY Compartment 1 has recently been supplemented by enhanced and innovative elements (Compartment 2) to further address surgical needs and avoid pitfalls in complex cervical surgery. Launched in early 2021, the Compartment 2 components include MULTIPOINT SECURE (Fig 1) to augment lateral mass screws, reduction screws, advanced connector and various rod designs, a short drill guide and polydriver. This additional feature builds on the advanced features already found in Compartment 1 taking the best of Synthes Synapse and DePuy Mountaineer.
By optimizing and improving instruments and implants for posterior cervical fusion (PCF) following FATE principle (fixation, alignment, targeting, and extension), Compartment 2 also addresses surgical and technical concerns in an aging population with suboptimal bone quality and in patients who may require stronger constructs meeting the indications for spinal fusion.
Fig 1 MULTIPOINT SECURE adaptor with a two-screw fixation.
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