26/11/2004
AO Technical Commission Approved

ProPrep lumbar disc preparation instrument set

The remobilization of the disc space is considered a critical portion of an arthroplasty procedure. The term remobilization refers to performing a complete discectomy and release of the posterior disc space. This step differs from traditional fusion discectomies, which typically only remove enough disc material to allow insertion of an interbody fusion device. Adequate remobilization is critical to the long-term function and mobility of a disc arthroplasty implant.
The new ProPrep lumbar disc preparation instrument set consists of a comprehensive set of instruments which facilitate a complete discectomy for anterior fusion and nonfusion procedures. It addresses collapsed segments with reduced profile instruments and allows access to P/L corners with angled instruments. Furthermore, it provides optimized length for anterior approach and large body masses, and features incorporated two-hand-grip silicone handles for maximum instrument control.

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