Richard Kube II, MD, performed the first procedure using the coflex Interlaminar Implant in Illinois, as well as the first two level coflex implant, both at the Southern Illinois Surgery Center in Marion, according to The Daily Republican.
Dr. Kube practices at the Prairie Spine and Pain Institute in Peoria. The coflex implant by Paradigm Spine received FDA approval in October and is used to treat severe spinal stenosis. The implant is placed between two vertebrae after decompression to provide spinal stability.
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