Indications for Use
The Minuteman® G3 is a posterior, non-pedicle supplemental fixation device, intended for use at a single level in the non-cervical spine (T1-S1). It is intended for plate fixation/attachment to spinous processes for the purpose of achieving supplemental fusion in the following conditions:
- Degenerative disc disease (DDD) (defined as back pain of discogenic origin with degeneration of the disc confirmed by history and radiographic studies)
- Trauma (i.e., fracture or dislocation); and/or
The Minuteman® G3 is intended for use with bone graft material and is not intended for stand-alone use.
The device may be implanted via an open (T1-S1) or percutaneous (L1-S1) approach.