Spine Surgery

Preclinical Assessment of Novel Interbody Fusion Devices

Research team

  • M Allen
  • H Yuan (SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse)

We are currently working with corporate sponsors on two new spinal devices. In each case, the goal of the research is to determine the safety of these devices in a "simulated use" model in sheep. Outcome measures include radiography, CT, histology and histomorphometry.