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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SI-BONE, Inc., (Nasdaq: SIBN), a Silicon Valley-based medical device company dedicated to solving musculoskeletal disorders of the sacropelvic anatomy, announced today that Jeffrey Dunn, Chairman and CEO, will host a virtual surgeon panel from 10am to 11am ET on October 8, 2020. The panel will include four key opinion leaders focusing on the following topics:
Peter Whang, M.D. – Yale School of Medicine
Prevalence, education and treatment of SI joint dysfunction
Bharat Desai, M.D. – Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Center
Sacroiliac joint fusion in trauma and the role of telehealth
William Tobler, M.D. – Mayfield Clinic
Spino-pelvic procedures migrating to ASCs
Why iFuse is a good fit for sacroiliac fusions at ASCs
Robert Eastlack, M.D. – Scripps Health
Biomechanical and clinical evidence for long constructs, including the ISSG and SILVIA studies
SI-BONE is a medical device company that pioneered minimally invasive surgery of the SI joint with the iFuse Implant System. Studies have shown that the SI joint can be a source of pain in 15% to 30% of chronic low back pain. The iFuse Implant™, commercially available since 2009, is the only SI joint fusion device supported by multiple prospective clinical studies, including two randomized controlled trials, showing improved pain, patient function and quality of life resulting from treatment. There are over 85 peer-reviewed publications demonstrating the safety, durable effectiveness, and biomechanical and economic benefits unique to the iFuse Implant (www.si-bone.com/results). This body of evidence has enabled multiple government and private insurance payors to establish coverage of the SI joint fusion procedure exclusively when performed with the iFuse Implant System.
The iFuse Implant System is intended for sacroiliac fusion for conditions including sacroiliac joint dysfunction that is a direct result of sacroiliac joint disruption and degenerative sacroiliitis. This includes conditions whose symptoms began during pregnancy or in the peripartum period and have persisted postpartum for more than 6 months. The iFuse Implant System is also intended for sacroiliac fusion to augment stabilization and immobilization of the sacroiliac joint in skeletally mature patients undergoing sacropelvic fixation as part of a lumbar or thoracolumbar fusion. In addition, the iFuse Implant System is intended for sacroiliac fusion in acute, non-acute, and non-traumatic fractures involving the sacroiliac joint. There are potential risks associated with the iFuse Implant System. It may not be appropriate for all patients and all patients may not benefit.
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