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Riding the Wave Into the Future

Boston Scientific – Spectra WaveWriterTM SCS System

Pittsburgh, PA – March 8th, 2018

Yesterday, I was able to “Ride the Wave – WaveWriter, that Is”. I wanted to give Kirk McMullen, Jesse Kalkstein, Kristin Ribelli, and the entire Boston Scientific team a big thank you for allowing me to not only be the first in Pittsburgh and Western PA, but also one of the first surgeons in Pennsylvania for implanting the new Spectra WaveWriterTM SCS System.

Press Release – Idema 3.8.2018

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