Intelligent Implants development of SmartFuse was featuered in Horizon – The EU Research and Innovation Magazine
Back pain can be excruciating and is increasingly common with ageing populations. Spinal surgery is on the rise in many countries, including costly – and often risky – spinal fusion surgery. As many as 18% of spinal surgeries fail, leading to devastating complications for patients.
Spinal fusion surgery fuses two vertebrae together to stabilise the area and reduce pain. Much depends, however, on the ability of the vertebrae to grow new bone matter and fuse properly following the operation.
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