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RayMedica: Beyond Spinal Cages

Executive Summary

Fusion cages are largely responsible for turning the spinal market into the fastest growing segment of orthopedics. Despite their success, however, cages still involve spinal fusion which restricts the spine's natural functions and are thus a less-than-optimal solution to back pain. The developer of a leading cage device has launched a company based on another of his inventions, a prosthetic disc nucleus, which is designed to treat disc disease while maintaining normal spine function.

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