UHMWPE Band Systems

UHMWPE based Ortholox® UHMWPE Spinal Posterior Fixation System* is designed to eliminate most of the problems caused by conventional posterior pedicle screw systems in following diseases;

  • *in degenerative cases like spinal fusions,
  • *in correction surgery for spinal deformities such as scoliosis, kyphosis and spondylolisthesis, 
  • *in spinal traumas.

It is a dual band system woven with UHMWPE fibers. Thanks to its simple instrumentation, using sublaminar passage technique, it passes under the lamina easily and is attached to the rod with the help of a tulip. By means of the patented torque applicable Tensioner; the rod can be inserted into tulips safely. There are various tulips compatible with rod diameters between 3.5-6.3 mm for all posterior column procedures including cervical region.

*Patent Pending