Here are 10 recent spine-related milestones device companies and implants.
The Ascendx VCF Repair System and Acu-Cut Vertebral Augmentation System from Ascendx Spine have received the CE Mark of Approval.
FH Orthopedics has received the CE Mark of Approval for its cervical elastic spine device, CP-ESP, which is a monobloc lumbar disc replacement implant designed to offer greater adaptation, shock absorption and elastic return.
Spine device company K2M debuted its Rail 4D Technology which is featured in the MESA Rail Deformity Spinal System to address complex spinal curves.
K2M also announced a major expansion of its biologics portfolio with the launch of its VESUVIUS Osteobiologic System and additions to the VIKOS Allograft Systems.
Medtronic announced the global launch of its expanded CD HORIZON SOLERA 5.5/6.0 System.
Medical device company NewVert has completed the initial biomechanical testing phase for its Octopus Spinal Annular Repair System in Germany and will now shift to long-term durability testing.
Minimally invasive and percutaneous spine device company NLT SPINE, announced positive initial results from clinical experience with its FDA-cleared PROW FUSION device for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion procedures.
Precision Spine purchased Spinal USA and Precision Medical of Mississippi for $72 million.
Minimally invasive surgical device company SI-BONE announced more than 3,000 patients have received treatment for sacroiliac joint pain with the iFuse Implant System, a titanium implant coated with a porous plasma spray acting as an interface surface fit to decrease implant motion.
Spine device company SpineGuard announced the 20,000th case was performed using its family of PediGuard devices for enhanced pedicle screw placement.
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10 Milestones for Spine Implants & Device Companies FeaturedWritten by Laura Miller | July 30, 2012
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