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Mendec® Spine Needles

Mendec® Spine needles: a complete range of spine needles, available in different shapes and sizes. The essential complement to vertebroplasty.

The line consists in 12 needles:
  • 4 with plastic handle and beveled tip
  • 4 with plastic handle and diamond tip
  • 4 with metal handle and beveled tip

Variants

Plastic handle - Needles with beveled tip
Available in 4 sizes:
9 gauge x 150 mm,
11 gauge x 120 mm,
13 gauge x 120 mm,
15 gauge x 120 mm.

Plastic handle - Needles with diamond tip
Available in 4 sizes:
9 gauge x 150 mm,
11 gauge x 120 mm,
13 gauge x 120 mm,
15 gauge x 120 mm.

Metal handle - Needles with beveled tip
Available in 4 sizes:
9 gauge x 150 mm,
11 gauge x 120 mm,
13 gauge x 120 mm,
15 gauge x 120 mm.

Benefits
  • Advantages of plastic handle needles:

    • Luer-Lock connection system
    • Metal head
    • Ergonomic and radiotransparent handle
    • Available in three sizes with two different tips: beveled tip, diamond tip

     

    Advantages of metal handle needles:

    • Luer-Lock connection system
    • Shock resistant metal head
    • Ergonomic handle in AISI 312 L steel
    • Graduated cannula in AISI 304 steel
    • Suitable for biopsy
    • Handle with indicator of tip direction
    • Available in four sizes with beveled and triple sharpening tip

Related content / Publications

Results, experience and technical points learnt with use of the SKy Bone Expander kyphoplasty system for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: a prospective study of 40 patients with a minimum of 12 months of follow-up. Eur Spine J. 2007 Nov;16(11):1944-50. Epub 2007 Jul 21.

Authors: Foo LS, Yeo W, Fook S, Guo CM, Chen JL, Yue WM, Tan SB.
Publication date: July 2007

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Percutaneous vertebroplasty and bone cement leakage: clinical experience with a new high-viscosity bone cement and delivery system for vertebral augmentation in benign and malignant compression fractures. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2008 Sep-Oct;31(5):937-47. Epub 2008 Apr 4.

Authors: Anselmetti GC, Zoarski G, Manca A, Masala S, Eminefendic H, Russo F, Regge D.
Publication date: April 2008

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Temperature measurement during polymerization of bone cement in percutaneous vertebroplasty: an in vivo study in humans. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2009 May;32(3):491-8. Epub 2009 Mar 12.

Authors: Anselmetti GC, Manca A, Kanika K, Murphy K, Eminefendic H, Masala S, Regge D.
Publication date: March 2009

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Related content / Interviews

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Advantages of percutaneous vertebroplasty procedure

Dr. Carpeggiani Paolo
Neuroradiology Operative Unit Director, Modena Hospital