BD Divests Vertebral Augmentation Products to Stryker

By Julie A. Vetalice

BD sold its vertebral augmentation business, including all AVAmax®, AVAflex®, AVAtex® and AVAprep® branded products, to Stryker. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Sources: BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company); Stryker Corporation

CareFusion, a BD company, received FDA 510(k) clearance for 11- and 13-gauge AVAmax® Vertebral Balloon devices in 4Q15. CareFusion had launched initial AVAmax products in 2010.

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