VADER® Pedicle System

VADER® Pedicle System – State-of-the-Art Pedicle Screw System Made of BlackArmor® Carbon/PEEK

The VADER® Pedicle System is ideal for the treatment of thoracolumbar tumors. It provides reliable stabilization of the spine and the desired therapeutic radiolucency with artifact-free imaging, combined with reliable osseointegration facilitated by the Ti-iT® titanium coating. State-of-the-art surgical techniques can be utilized thanks to familiar design and reliable instrumentation.

Benefits and Characteristics

Improved diagnostics and aftercare

  • Artifact-reduced imaging (MRI, CT)

Improved local tumor control

  • Reliable therapy planning
  • Precise radiation application
  • Protection of organs at risk

Rapid osseointegration and reliable stabilization

  • Ti-iT® titanium coating

State-of-the-art surgical technique

  • Optimal stabilization even with low bone quality due to cement augmentation
  • Reliable instrumentation
  • Low burden for patients due to percutaneous access
    • Reduced blood loss and tissue damage
    • Earlier start of adjuvant radiation therapy
    • Potentially shorter clinic stay


Ringel et al. (2017): Radiolucent Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Pedicle Screws for Treatment of Spinal Tumors: Advantages for Radiation Planning and Follow-Up Imaging. World Neurosurgery. (PubMed, PMID: 28478252)

Archavlis & Ringel (2018): Radiolucent Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced Pedicle Screws in Spine Metastases: Middle-Term Radiological and Clinical Results, Abstracts DGNC. Innovative Surgical Sciences. 2018 Mar 14. doi: 10.1515/iss-2018-2006.

Wagner et al. (2021): Cement-Augmented Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced Pedicle Screw Instrumentation for Spinal Metastases: Safety and Efficacy. World Neurosurgery. (PubMed, PMID: 34339894)

Almeida et al. (2022): Carbon Fiber Reinforced PEEK Implants for Spine Tumors: A Single Center Experience. The Spine Journal, Volume 22, Issue 9, Supplement, 2022, Page S185. (Link)

A complete list of indications, contraindications, warnings, and precautions can be found in the instructions for use. The implant-specific reference numbers are listed on the factsheets. Not every product is available in every country. For more information, please contact your local icotec representative and/or contact us.

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