This cage will act as a spacer. Dr. Goel expressed his enthusiam regarding partnering with X-Spine. Can the synergy between these two entities allow them to develop a less costly implant with a minimally invasive approach, only time will tell. But how can you go wrong with Dr. Goel on your side, he is one of the good guys in the industry. In addition, to this product, it was reported that Vijay (which means Victory) will be launching the Core Trainer in the early summer, an exercise and conditioning device for the core. Look out Christie Brinkley and Chuck Norris you've got some real competition coming your way. PS: Dr. Goel you can probably sell a few of them to some people in our industry. Good Luck!