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Extreme cases of scoliosis can make breathing difficult, and running and playing impossible for children. That’s why we have relentlessly pushed innovative scoliosis treatment forward. Recently, Dr. Sumeet Garg led the first team in the nation to use 3D-printed FIREFLY technology in pediatric spinal surgery. It’s groundbreaking progress that puts us miles ahead of other…  
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Mighty Oak Medical and OrthoPediatrics Team Up to Bring Pediatric-Friendly Spinal Navigation to Children’s Hospitals

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado, August 28, 2017 — Mighty Oak Medical and OrthoPediatrics are pleased to announce a navigation partnership that can provide unsurpassed screw placement accuracy in the pediatric population. Mighty Oak Medical is the manufacturer of FIREFLY® Pedicle Screw Navigation Guides, which are 3D printed and patient-specific at each planned vertebral level. FIREFLY® Guides address…  
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Mighty Oak Medical: Second FDA Clearance for FIREFLY

Mighty Oak Medical is spreading its branches with the news of its second FDA clearance for its 3D printed FIREFLY Pedicle Screw Navigation Guides. This essentially extends compatibility to all currently cleared pedicle screw systems. The new clearance also extends the indications for use to T1-S2/ilium. The company indicates that by choice, Mighty Oak does…  
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Winning Technology: Navigation-Enabled Cortical Screw

What happens when you marry 3D printing with pre-op planning using a CT scan? Answer: a mechanical guidance system specific to each cortical screw. That, in turn gives the surgeon an ability to pre-surgically plan midline trajectories in thoracolumbar spinal fusion surgery. No complex and expensive computer navigation or robots required. With this system surgeons…  
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Innovative Surgery Guided by 3D Printing Alleviates Pain for Champion Sled Hockey Player

Innovative Surgery Guided by 3D Printing Alleviates Pain for Champion Sled Hockey Player When Mark Weimer emerged from the fog of pain medication after major spinal surgery, he didn’t think about how he was feeling. He thought about what he wasn’t feeling: the pain in his quad muscles, emanating from his lower spine, that had…  
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