Alphatec Gains FDA Clearance for OsseoScrew

Alphatec received FDA 510(k) clearance to market the OsseoScrew® expandable pedicle screw.

The device is intended for use in elderly patients with advanced tumors in the thoracic and lumbar spine. Clinical results indicate that OsseoScrew improved fixation at the bone/implant interface by 29% vs. conventional pedicle screws,...

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Julie Vetalice is ORTHOWORLD's Editorial Assistant. She has covered the orthopedic industry for over 20 years, having joined the company in 1999.

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