DePuy Synthes Receives FDA Clearance for Cement-Augmented Pedicle Screws

DePuy Synthes received FDA 510(k) clearance to market VIPER® and EXPEDIUM® Fenestrated Screw Systems for use with cement to restore spinal column integrity in the treatment of advanced stage tumors. The screws may be used in open or percutaneous spinal fusion. Launch is slated for mid-2017.

A cannulated design along with fenestrations above...

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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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