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FlareHawk Expanding Spinal Cage

FlareHawk provides a unique expanding spinal cage. The stent based technology allows for minimal insertion footprint. Simultaneous width, height and lordosis expansion. Unprecedented ability to post fill with graft.

FlareHawk9™ is a multidirectional expandable lumbar fusion device, featuring Accelus’ innovative Adaptive Geometry™, that can be inserted at a low profile of 7mm or 9mm tall by 9mm wide before expanding up to 14mm tall and 14mm wide. With FlareHawk9, advantages formerly exclusive to either expandable or monolithic devices are united for the first time.

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Minimal Insertion Profile

Small profile designed to minimize neural retraction during implant insertion.

MultiDirectional Expansion

Adaptive Geometry technology delivers expansion in width (starting at 9mm, expanding to 14mm), height (starting at 7 or 9mm, expanding up to 14mm), and lordosis (0°, 6°, 9° and 15°). Controlled in-situ multiplanar expansion is designed to reduce subsidence, restore foraminal height, and re-establish sagittal balance.

Maximum Graft Delivery+

Open architecture allows for continuous graft delivery through the implant and into the disc space. Graft volume is only restricted by the volume of disc removed. Post-pack graft delivery after expansion to maximize graft volume in and through the cage.

Endplate Conformity

The open-architecture of the cages conforms to individual patients’ endplate topography. Naturally occuring deformation of multimaterial bi-directional cage may increase the bone-implant interface’s surface area and better distribute the load across the endplate.

Source: Cheng BC, Swink I, Yusufbekov R, Birgelen M, Ferrara L, Coric D. Current Concepts of Contemporary Expandable Lumbar Interbody Fusion Cage Designs, Part 2: Feasibility Assessment of an Endplate Conforming Bidirectional Expandable Interbody Cage. Int J Spine Surg. 2020 Dec;14(s3):S68-S74. doi: 10.14444/7129. Epub 2020 Oct 29. PMID: 33122178; PMCID: PMC7735472.

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August 2022 - APOS Scientific Meeting

29 August 2022 | 0 min read
After several years of digital meetings, it was a breath of fresh air to be back together for the Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting and Instructional Course Lectures in Noosa, Queensland on August 25 – 28th.