Testimonials / Case Reports


TESTIMONIALS

Some of the uses demonstrated or linked here under may not be cleared by US FDA (i.e., Off label use). Surgeons should check with their sales representative prior to considering any use of the PediGuard for other than Pedicle Screw pilot hole preparation.

Pr Le Huec, Bordeaux – France
Pr Le Huec from CHU in Bordeaux – France, has adopted PediGuard in his practice; he explains why he uses the technology to treat severe deformities and trains young residents.

Introduction to PediGuard Probes

Introduction:
Pr Koller and Dr. Ferraris from Werner-Wicker- Klinik in Bad Wildungen – Germany, have adopted PediGuard in their practice; they explain why they use the technology as well as share their tips and tricks in various applications.

How the PediGuard Probe works:
The science behind the most accurate and user friendly technology for pedicle screw placement.

How PediGuard Probe Works

Randy Betz Testimonial on PediGuard probe

The Dangers of Radiation Exposure: Eight renowned spine surgeons from around the world weigh in on the dangers of radiation exposure during spine surgery – and how they believe the PediGuard technology can help. Including:

Prof. Ciaran Bolger, MD
Larry Khoo, MD
Vikas Kapoor, FRCS (orth.)
Randal Betz, MD
Helton Defino, MD
Prof. Charles Court, MD
Prof. André Kaelin, MD
Alphonse Lubansu, MD

PediGuard: Addressing the Challenges of Pedicle Screw Placement: Eight renowned spine surgeons from around the world weigh in on important topics such as the challenges of pedicle screw placement and dangers of radiation exposure during spine surgery – and how they believe the PediGuard technology can help. Including:

Prof. Ciaran Bolger, MD
Larry Khoo, MD
Vikas Kapoor, FRCS (orth.)
Randal Betz, MD
Helton Defino, MD
Prof. Charles Court, MD
Prof. André Kaelin, MD
Alphonse Lubansu, MD

Larry Khoo's Testimonial on DSG Technology

 

CASE REPORTS (in video format)

PediGuard Sound Interpetration in Sclerotic Bone

Case #1: Sound interpretation while drilling in sclerotic bone and deformed pedicles.

PediGuard Probe Usage in Sclerotic Bone

Case #2: Sound interpretation in a C1-C2 fixation.

PediGuard Probe Usage in Cervical Spine

Conclusion – Usage of PediGuard Probe in the Cervical Spine: PediGuard is an effective and unique technology that efficiently enables real time anticipation of potential complications while minimizing OR team radiation exposure.

NOTE: PediGuard Probes are not cleared / approved for use in the cervical spine by the US FDA.

CASE REPORTS (in print format)

Challenges in Pedicle Screw Placement

by Randal Betz, MD

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Secure Pedicle Screw Placement in the Thoraco-Cervical Spine

by Eli Ashkenazi, MD

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Instrumentating Anterolisthesis with Spondylolysis and Stenosis

by Stephen Gutting, MD

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Severe neuromuscular scoliosis with marked rotational deformity

by Peter Gabos, MD

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Cervical Pedicle Screw Placement in Challenging Deformity Surgery

by Heiko Koller, MD

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Dystrophic Scoliosis in Neurofibromatosis – Type 1 (NF-1)

by Peter Gabos, MD

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