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DePuy Synthes launched two MIS solutions for spinal fusion surgery

October 27, 2017

DePuy Synthes announced the launch of the Viper Prime System and the Concorde Clear MIS Discectomy Tool for minimally invasive spinal fusion surgery at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting.

As a combination of multiple instruments in one pedicle screw inserter tool, the Viper Prime System reduces the number of instrument passes, according to a company press release. Compared to traditional discectomy tools, the single-use Concorde Clear MIS Discectomy Tool allows surgeons to complete the degenerated disc-clearing process faster on average and more efficiently while increasing the amount of disc material removed, the release noted.

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Zimmer Biomet launched two spinal fixation systems at NASS

October 27, 2017
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced the U.S. launch of its Vitality+ and Vital Spinal Fixation Systems at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting. According to…

Zimmer Biomet launches TLIF cage for minimally invasive surgery

October 3, 2017
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. has announced the U.S. launch of the Avenue T TLIF Cage, which is a cage for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, according to a company…
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Spinal Resources receives FDA 510(k) clearance for new pedicle screw system

September 8, 2017
The Swedge Pedicle Screw System received FDA 510(k) clearance to be used with a 5.5-mm rod, according to an announcement from Spinal Resources Inc., which manufactures
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