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Globus Medical announces new lateral lumbar interbody fusion device

July 2, 2015

Globus Medical has announced the introduction of the RISE-L, a lateral lumbar interbody fusion device.

The vertically expanding lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) system allows the surgeon to minimize impaction and maximize indirect decompression while providing a large graft space for optimal fusion potential, according to a company press release. The device is intended for use in patients with degenerative disc disease at one or two contiguous levels of the lumbosacral spine (L2-S1).

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