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Posted on May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wenzel Spine, Inc., a medical technology company focused on providing minimally invasive solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders, today announced a 24 Consecutive Patient Case Series detailing an endoscopic, stand-alone TLIF surgical technique used with the VariLift-LX System has been published in the Journal of Spine, Volume 7, Issue 2.

The Case Series, authored by Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski, M.D., details a novel endoscopic transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion technique using the VariLift-LX stand-alone expandable interbody fusion device. This surgical technique guide shows that it is feasible to perform a percutaneous endoscopically assisted transforaminal decompression and fusion surgery with the expandable stand-alone VariLift-LX System.

“The initial success of the VariLift-LX System when used with endoscopic techniques is very exciting,” said Chad Neely, CEO of Wenzel Spine. “The ability to successfully perform interbody lumbar fusion using endoscopic access and our stand-alone, expandable interbody device represents the new frontier in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. This endoscopic technique is the least invasive method to perform lumbar fusion available to surgeons and the VariLift-LX device is uniquely suited to be used in this application.” He further added, “Wenzel Spine is excited to be on the forefront of making Endoscopic Stand-Alone Lumbar Fusion a proven MIS solution for Spine.”

Wenzel Spine’s VariLift-LX Stand-Alone Expandable Interbody Fusion is commercially available in the U.S. and Europe.

About Wenzel Spine, Inc.

Wenzel Spine, Inc. is a medical technology company focused on providing minimally invasive solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders. Headquartered in Austin, TX, Wenzel Spine is focused on delivering surgical solutions that improve the overall quality of spine care by simplifying procedures and reducing recovery time. Wenzel Spine seeks to improve patient quality of life by designing and producing devices of the highest quality to support our surgeon clients in the care and treatment of their patients. For more information about the company and our products, visit


Wenzel Spine, Inc.
Chad Neely, 512-469-0600
Chief Executive Officer