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Artificial disk for one-level lumbar use
Aesculap Implant Systems’ activL® Artificial Disc is indicated for reconstruction of the disk at one level (L4-L5 or L5-S1) following single-level discectomy in skeletally mature patients with symptomatic degenerative disk disease with no more than Grade I spondylolisthesis at the involved level. The device is implanted via an anterior retroperitoneal approach and features cobalt chromium endplates that affix to the patient’s vertebrae with bone-sparing spikes for initial stabilization. It is available in a wide range of footprints and heights. For more information, visit

Implant for distal first metatarsal osteotomies
BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.’s Speed Triad™ Nitinol Bone Fixation Implant is designed to be used for distal first metatarsal osteotomies. It is available in multiple configurations for both medial and dorsal placement along the distal first metatarsal, and comes ready-to-use on a pre-loaded insertion tool. For more information, visit

Cervical plating system
The Nanovis FortiBridge cervical plating system, designed to complement the FortiCore® cervical interbody fusion device platform, allows for high-angulation screw placement with a smooth, esophagus-friendly profile. The FortiBridge is available in a full range of short and long sizes in either steam sterilizable or individually sterile packaging formats. For more information, visit

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