Optimizing Discectomy Surgery With Partial Anular Replacement

  • The Barricaid® Prosthesis for Partial Anulus Replacement is the first available method for a surgeon to reliably replace missing or damaged section of the anulus following discectomy surgery.
  • Open anular defects create a real potential for both reherniation and progressive loss in disc height which can result in increased back and leg pain over time.
  • The Barricaid® allows the surgeon to perform a limited discectomy, thereby preserving the patient’s own disc, while minimizing the risk of reherniation through effective partial replacement of anulus.
  • Published literature and Barricaid® studies indicate that patients with relatively tall disc heights and large anular defects will likely benefit most from the Barricaid® procedure.
  • The Barricaid® represents the culmination of more than 10 years of scientific and clinical investigation by top scientists and clinicians in the field of spine surgery.
  • In conclusion, the Barricaid® provides a unique opportunity to set a new standard of treatment with improved patient outcomes and cost-effectiveness within the spine care continuum.

 

Thank you for requesting the origional presenter slides for 'Preventing Reherniations with an Anular Closure Prosthesis'. Please fill out and send this form to complete your request.