XLIF

AcronymDefinition
XLIFeXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (NuVasive)
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NuVasive is expanding its lateral procedural solutions with Lateral ALIF, XLIF Crestline and Lateral MAS Fixation, enabling surgeons to treat pathologies from T6-S1 for true, lateral single-position surgery.
The Company's dedication to innovation continues to spawn game-changing technology such as the PCM motion preserving disc for the cervical spine, XLIF Corpectomy for tumor and trauma, and Armada, which treats adult degenerative scoliosis in a less invasive fashion.
XLIF incorporates two systems developed by NuVasive: the MaXcess and NVJJB/M5 systems, the former providing better visualization as well as increased angulation and instrument positioning compared to non-MIS approaches, while the latter monitors the patient's nerve activity throughout the procedure to ensure safe implant placement.
Bhatia's extensive training in state of the art techniques including minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic discectomy, percutaneous fusions, X-Stop lumbar stenosis treatment, XLIF, Bone Morphogenetic Protein (BMP), and kyphoplasty help to cure his patients' problems with minimal recovery time and less discomfort than other methods.
As anticipated, our results were also impacted by our dilator being off the market in Japan for a large portion of the quarter, which resulted in lower XLIF revenues.
We look forward to improving patient outcomes with superior clinical results as we further introduce XLIF and our comprehensive spine portfolio to the Japanese market.
In addition, Lukianov expects the move to increase adoption of the firm's XLIF eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion procedure and give NuVasive access to the $800 million interoperative monitoring market.
The Company will also showcase its innovative XLIF procedure, the only lateral approach procedure validated by more than 10 years of clinical experience.
The acquisition is designed to augment NuVasive's NeuroVision nerve monitoring system, which is used with its XLIF lateral lumbar interbody fusion system.