Vortex™ Threaded Bone Marrow Recovery Needle for Aspiration From the Posterior Superior Iliac Spine

Michael Gallizzi, MD, MS (Denver, CO), demonstrates the use of the Vortex™ threaded bone marrow recovery needle to aspirate marrow from the posterior superior iliac spine (PSIS), including surgical preparation and approach, proper aspiration technique, and needle insertion and removal. Dr. Gallizzi also shares pearls on how to safely target the PSIS for aspiration. The unique threaded tip and vent holes in the Vortex needle allow the surgeon to control the depth and direction of aspiration.

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Surgical Technique Videos


Michael Gallizzi, MD

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VID1-002161-en-US | Version: B