But that brings up bigger questions, has anyone seen any retrospective data on the efficacy of these products? Is there a selection criteria? Does anyone have a minimally invasive technique utilizing dilators? Is this product Neuro or Orthocentric? It seems that something is brewing within this product segment based on the multitude of e-mails that we are receiving. So TSB wants to know, what have our readers heard on the street, and who is the company that is attempting to make all this noise?
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Facet Fusion Wars: Fact or Fiction
Lately, TSB has received numerous e-mails from our readers claiming that something is brewing in the facet fusion technology arena. Followers have stated that there is a facet fusion company that has retained a litigation law firm that is sending warning letters to distributors claiming that the products they are selling violate their client's patents. If so, do these patents relate to the shape of the allograft? If word on the street is true, TSB finds it rather peculiar that someone would employ a litigation law firm to send out patent infringemnet letters at roughly a $150 cost per letter in order to disrupt the competitions sales.