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Percutaneous minimally invasive surgery (MIS) without Kirschner wires

The first ROMEO 2 minimally invasive surgery (MIS), performed in 2011, represents a milestone: a percutaneous procedure was performed without the need of Kirschner wires! The K-wireless option is designed to reduce intraoperative X-rays and the risk of a K-wire migration by simultaneously reducing the learning curve associated with common MIS technique. ROMEO 2 MIS offers screw-based parallel distraction to improve the access for facetectomy, decompression and interbody device implantation. Bilateral, progressive and powerful spondylolisthesis reduction can be achieved with the persuaders. A set of dedicated implants and versatile instruments makes this system