LDR Holding reports Category I code approved for two-level cervical arthroplasty LDR Holding announced that the Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel has accepted the addition of Category I code 22858X as an add-on code to support two-level cervical arthroplasty procedures. The coding change was recently disclosed on the American Medical Association website and will become effective on January 1, 2015. Concurrent with this addition will be the elimination of the Category III code 0092T.
LDR Holding announces global distribution agreement for SentioMMG LDR Holding announced that it has entered into a worldwide distribution agreement with Sentio, LLC to distribute the SentioMMG nerve mapping system. SentioMMG smart-sensors employ accelerometer technology to sensitively measure when muscle contraction occurs, as a means to alert surgeons of motor nerve location. Sentio offers a patented nerve location technology facilitating minimally invasive access to the spine. It is intended to locate and map motor nerve roots and their peripheral extensions originating from spinal levels C3-T1 and L2-S2.