Globus Medical Announces FDA Approval for its Non-Fusion Scoliosis Correction System, the Latest Advancement for Young Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis
May 15, 2023
Unlike rigid metal rods for fusion, REFLECT™ uses a flexible, durable cord to harness the power of innate patient growth for correction. The flexible cord is tensioned on the convex side to control the curve, while allowing growth on the concave side. The implants may be inserted using a minimally invasive approach through a few small incisions between the ribs.
“Treating scoliosis in the growing spine presents challenges related to reduced spinal mobility,” says Dr.
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The REFLECT™ Scoliosis Correction System is indicated for skeletally immature patients who require surgical treatment to obtain and maintain correction of progressive idiopathic scoliosis, who have a major Cobb angle of 30 to 65 degrees whose osseous structure is dimensionally adequate to accommodate screw fixation, as determined by radiographic imaging. Patients should have failed bracing and/or are intolerant to brace wear.
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