FDA Clears Next SIG Medical AdvantageRib System

By Julie A. Vetalice

SIG Medical received FDA 510(k) clearance for its enhanced AdvantageRib System, featuring additional implants to address the entire spectrum of bone quality and modifications to existing implants to enhance surgeon experience.

In limited market release, AdvantageRib has been used to treat over 50 rib fractures within two years. Full U.S. launch will occur within 1Q19.

SIG received its first 510(k) clearance for AdvantageRib in 4Q18.

Sources: SIG Medical; ORTHOWORLD Inc.

Tags: 510(k) Clearance, Regulatory