Cartiva Announces FDA Premarket Approval for Cartiva Synthetic Cartilage Implant

Cartiva received FDA Premarket Approval for the Synthetic Cartilage Implant (SCI) to treat arthritis of the great toe, representing what is reported to be the first synthetic cartilage device to gain FDA approval. Product introduction will occur at the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting in July 2016.

The approval...

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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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