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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 a company press release, the Vitality+ Spinal Fixation System consists of Vitality+ Power for simple, controlled pedicle preparation and pedicle screw insertion; Vitality+ PSO for optimal pedicle subtraction osteotomy and vertebral column resection procedures; and Vitality+ Hooks with an extensive array of additional fixation options. Featuring a flexible drill and a blunted reamer, the Vitality+ Power is designed to flex off cortical bone to ensure precision during procedures. The release noted the Vitality+ PSO system provides an extensive array of intuitive instruments for complex osteotomy procedures, while Vitality+ Hooks offers an assortment of hooks with various throat depths designed for sublaminar, pedicle and transverse process fixation.

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