Dr. Marino’s Vision for Minimally Invasive Bone Graft Harvesting:

by | Apr 1, 2023 | Autologous Cancellous Bone, Bone Graft Harvesting

Innovating for Improved Patient Outcomes

As a surgeon and a pioneer in the field of bone grafting, I have always been driven by a deep sense of responsibility towards my patients and a desire to make a lasting impact on their lives. Over the years, I have witnessed firsthand the shortcomings and complications associated with traditional open bone graft harvesting techniques, and I knew there had to be a better way.

This realization led me on a mission to develop a minimally invasive solution for autologous cancellous bone graft harvesting that would prioritize patient safety, reduce donor site morbidity, and streamline the overall process. It was this vision that ultimately gave birth to the COREX Minimally Invasive Bone Harvester.

Collaborating with a dedicated team of engineers and medical professionals, we set out to design a device that could overcome the challenges of open harvesting while still harnessing the osteogenic, osteoinductive, and osteoconductive properties of autologous bone grafts. We extensively researched and analyzed every aspect of the bone graft harvesting process, using our collective expertise to ensure that the COREX device would be as efficient, safe, and effective as possible.

Our efforts culminated in the creation of the COREX Minimally Invasive Bone Harvester, a groundbreaking device that has since transformed the way surgeons approach bone graft harvesting. Through the use of innovative features such as the removable trocar tip, safety flange, and patented bone capture mechanism, the COREX device has enabled surgeons to perform percutaneous bone graft harvesting with minimal disruption to surrounding tissues and significantly reduced postoperative complications.

Since the introduction of the COREX device, it has been successfully utilized in thousands of procedures, demonstrating its versatility and effectiveness across various clinical applications. This success has only further fueled my passion for driving innovation in the field of bone graft harvesting and improving patient outcomes.

As we look to the future, I am excited about the ongoing advancements in minimally invasive surgical techniques and their potential impact on the bone graft harvesting process. I am committed to staying at the forefront of this ever-evolving field and working alongside my fellow medical professionals to continue revolutionizing the way we approach bone grafting.

By embracing innovation and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, we can continue to make a profound difference in the lives of our patients and redefine the future of bone graft harvesting. 

If you would like a sample of our minimally invasive bone graft harvesting system, please reach out today.

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