FDA 510(k) Clearance for Kyphon Xpede Bone Cement

Medtronic received FDA 510(k) clearance of Kyphon™ Xpede Bone Cement for fixation of pathological fractures of the sacral vertebral body, or ala, using sacroplasty. This is an expansion of previous indications for treatment of vertebral fractures due to osteoporosis, cancer or benign lesions.

Kyphon Xpede is a quick-to-dough bone cement that,...

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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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