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Product Overview

Our new lumbar cage applies LDR’s innovative VerteBRIDGE® plating technology to the lateral retro-peritoneal approach, offering direct access to the intervertebral space and secured fixation.

Avenue® L provides intraoperative ease of use with a straight-forward and secured surgical technique and significant clinical benefits.

Features

Avenue L

Designed for patient safety

  • Innovative anchoring technology made of Titanium alloy (Ti6Al4V) avoiding the use of lateral plates or screws.
  • “Zero-profile” design with no hardware protruding outside the intervertebral disc space.
  • The curved self-locking anchoring plate incorporating a central self-retaining clip, secures the anchoring system and the cage inside the intervertebral disc space.
  • Half anchoring plates are pre-assembled on a single-use anchoring plate holder made of PEEK Classix® avoiding any direct manipulation and simplifying insertion.
  • All implants are delivered in sterile packaging to ensure product quality and absolute traceability.
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A safe and direct insertion

  • The cage and its anchoring system are directly inserted along the axis of the disc allowing for a minimal invasive lateral approach to the spine, reducing vascular risks and respecting anatomic structures.
  • The bevelled shape of the cage enables self-distraction of the intervertebral disc space facilitating insertion while respecting the vertebral endplates.
  • The cross-beam design increases the rigidity of the cage structure and supports the graft during insertion into the intervertebral space.
  • Millimetric adjustment of the cage-holder ensures optimal positioning of the cage prior to half anchoring plate insertion.
  • Self-guided anchoring system insertion: 1 instrument, 2 steps for a simple, reliable, fast and reproducible insertion.
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Optimized stability and fusion

  • The self-retaining design with chevron shaped teeth ensures an optimal primary stability.
  • The cage design maximizes the contact area with the peripheral cortical bone of the endplates.
  • The wide graft chamber, combined with anterior vascularization holes, optimizes the contact between the graft and the vertebral endplates enhancing the quality of the fusion.
  • The Avenue L cage is manufactured from PEEK-OPTIMA®: a biocompatible material with a modulus of elasticity close to that of healthy bone. Its radiolucency enables postoperative assessment of fusion.
  • Titanium Markers
    Intraoperative and postoperative control of implant position and following of the fusion.
 

Comprehensive selection to match patient anatomy

  • The wide range of cage dimensions (footprint, height, lordosis) and half anchoring plate lengths (S, M, L) enables to adapt the implant to all patient anatomies and accomodates multi-level surgeries or hybrid constructs.
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