Zimmer Biomet Gains FDA Approval for Tether Scoliosis Treatment

Zimmer Biomet received FDA approval for The Tether™, an anterior vertebral body tethering system for the treatment of pediatric idiopathic scoliosis that has not responded to conservative treatment (e.g. bracing). The action represents the first approval order for a Humanitarian Use Device in spinal pediatrics within the last 15 years.


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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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