News | October 11, 2013

Depuy Synthes Spine and Brainlab Extend Collaboration to Advance Image-Guided Spine Surgery

Navigation-ready instrumentation launched as companies announce co-marketing agreement

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October 11, 2013 — DePuy Synthes Spine announced it is expanding its collaboration with Brainlab through the worldwide launch of navigation-ready instrumentation for its spine systems and an exclusive global agreement to co-market Airo Mobile Intraoperative CT (computed tomography) by Brainlab.

The announcement was made at the North American Spine Society (NASS) 28th annual meeting, where DePuy Synthes Spine showcased Airo Mobile Intraoperative CT alongside the full release of navigation-ready instrumentation for its Viper 2 and Expedium Spine Systems. This instrumentation can be pre-calibrated for use with Brainlab Navigation Systems, including Curve Image Guided Surgery and Kick Surgical Navigation.

DePuy Synthes Spine and Brainlab will continue to collaborate on initiatives to bring spinal navigation solutions to a wider range of surgeons and hospitals throughout the world so more patients can benefit from image-guided spine surgery.

For more information: www.brainlab.com

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