DePuy Synthes launches new syndesmosis repair system
DePuy Synthes has announced the launch of its Fibulink syndesmosis repair system for patients with traumatic ankle injuries, according to a press release.
The Fibulink system is designed to enable precise tension control and physiologic motion with fixation through a single lateral incision, which may eliminate procedural complications and improve efficiency, according to the release.
“The acquisition of Akros and subsequent launch of this key technology demonstrate a clear focus on accelerating meaningful innovation and strengthening DePuy Synthes’ extremities portfolio – providing diverse solutions that enable customers to provide greater benefit to their patients,” I.V. Hall, worldwide president of trauma and extremities at DePuy Synthes, said in the release. “This launch allows us to bring a differentiated solution that combines the benefits of stability and flexibility in the treatment of these common injuries,” he added.