X-spine, a global leader in the design and manufacture of devices for the treatment of spinal disease, announces a new USFDA clearance for the Silex sacroiliac (SI) joint fusion system.
In February, Dr. Lewis Obi, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Jacksonville, was notified that the FDA approved the Natrelle 410 “Gummy Bear” breast implants for use in the United States. As a result, Obi has become one of the first plastic surgeons in the U.S. to become certified to use these implants with his patients.
Orthofix International N.V. announced today the launch of the CONSTRUX® Mini PEEK Titanium Composite™ (PTC) Spacer System through its spine distribution network. This anterior cervical interbody system incorporates a unique technology that combines the benefits of PEEK’s imaging capabilities with the potential of bone ingrowth from porous titanium endplates.
The US Drug Watchdog says, "There are about 500,000 US recipients of a metal on metal hip implant, and unfortunately some European health agencies are suggesting failure rates of 50% with all metal hip implants.