Story excerpt provided by Orthopedics This Week.

Written by Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed.

Curious about the strain being put on that spine implant? So was Intellirod Spine. The company has just announced that it has raised more than $1 million in equity financing from new and existing investors to do that and more.

As indicated in the July 26, 2016 news release, “Funds will be used to reach key milestones toward the commercialization of the company’s sensor technologies and related lumbar fusion implants.”

According to Intellirod CEO Ric Navarro, “The LOADPRO gives a surgeon new and important information for improving surgical technique. The device becomes an adjunct to the surgeon’s tactile feel for avoiding excessive implant loading.”

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Originally published August 1, 2016.

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