and MISGAV, , /PRNewswire/ -- ApiFix, Ltd. announced today that the company's ApiFix® system has now been used to correct scoliosis in 100 patients with a first case at the PAUL GERHARDT DIAKONIE hospital in . The 100th case was Dr. first time implanting the ApiFix system. It took about an hour with excellent results, leaving the surgical team enthusiastic about the device.
The ApiFix system is a minimally invasive, fusionless spinal implant system for the correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). Traditional surgical correction is a highly invasive procedure involving fusion which results in a rigid spine, compared to the ApiFix system which can be implanted with a minimally invasive procedure, does not require fusion, and retains flexibility of the spine.