"The Posterior Spine Truss System represents a significant advancement in treatment options for my lumbar spine patients", said , M.D., Chief of Orthopedic Spine Surgery at Hospital. "The expansion of 4WEB's novel truss implant technology into posterior spine procedures will allow me to utilize an implant with proven clinical benefits across the majority of spine surgeries that I perform."
"While many orthopedic companies are beginning to utilize 3D printing as a manufacturing process, they continue to produce antiquated annular designs that have been on the market for years," said , M.D., Medical Director of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at The Hospital. "4WEB is unique in that they are the only company in the spine implant market to maximize the opportunity that 3D printing affords by producing truss designs with distinct structural mechanics that have considerable potential to accelerate healing for my patients. These patented structures were not even possible to manufacture at this scale until only a few years ago. "
4WEB Medical is an implant device company founded in 2008 by in . Thirty years of research in topological dimension theory led to the discovery of a novel geometry, the 4WEB, that can be used as a building block to create high-strength, lightweight web structures. Mr. Hunt leveraged this breakthrough along with cutting-edge 3D printing technology to develop 4WEB Medical's proprietary truss implant platform. The 4WEB Medical product portfolio currently provides implant solutions for Neuro and Orthopedic surgeons. The platform includes the Cervical Spine Truss System, the ALIF Spine Truss System, the Posterior Spine Truss System and the Osteotomy Truss System. 4WEB is actively developing truss implant designs for knee, hip, trauma and patient specific