Universal Spine System (USS)

Side-loading posterior fixation for the lower spine.

The Universal Spine System is a comprehensive family of instrument and implant systems intended for posterior pedicle fixation. All USS systems are side-opening, top-tightening systems.

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Universal Spine System (USS)

  • Allows segmental correction and stabilization, ideal for scoliosis surgery
  • Screws available in single-core and dual-core options
  • Hooks available in multiple sizes and configurations
  • 6.0 mm rod system
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USS Variable Axis Screw (VAS) System

  • Variable-axis screwhead allows up to 25º of angulation
  • Permits sagittal and lateral screw offset
  • Dual-core screw design optimizes screw purchase
  • 6.0 mm rod system

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Small Stature USS

  • Designed to correct scoliosis either by segmental correction or global derotation
  • For pediatric and smaller patients
  • Hooks available in multiple sizes and configurations
  • 5.0 mm rod system
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USS Dual Opening for Deformity

  • Designed to correct scoliosis either by segmental translation or global derotation
  • Dual-opening screw and hooks reduce inventory and simplify intraoperative procedure
  • 6.0 mm rod system

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USS Fracture

  • Features multiple fracture clamps and dual-core Schanz screws for posterior fracture reduction
  • Can be used for spondylolisthesis reduction
  • Clamps offer angulation in the sagittal plane
  • Schanz screws are available in 3 diameters and 5 thread lengths
  • 6.0 mm rod system
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USS Polyaxial and Iliosacral Spine Fixation

  • Designed to correct scoliosis either by segmental correction or global derotation
  • Polyaxial screwhead offers up to 25º of angulation
  • Iliac connectors allow ±25º of angulation; additional notch feature allows a total of 40º angulation
  • Fixed, telescopic and S2 connectors are available
  • 6.0 mm rod system

Please refer to the package insert for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings.

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 USS Dual Opening for Deformity

 
 

 USS Fracture

 
 

 USS Spondylolisthesis Reduction

 
 

 USS Polyaxial and Iliosacral Spine Fixation

 
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