DePuy Synthes announced U.S. launch of the VIPER® and EXPEDIUM® Fenestrated Screw Systems, which when used in conjunction with CONFIDENCETM High Viscosity Spinal Cement, provide spinal column integrity for patients with advanced stage spinal tumors.
The fenestrated screws are designed with a hollow shaft, or cannulation. The design along with fenestrations above the screw tip allows controlled delivery of cement into the vertebra to provide immediate fixation.
The screw systems are intended for use in open or percutaneous spinal fusion surgery, as well as minimally invasive surgery when used with spinal cement.
Source: DePuy Synthes