MedShape's Eclipse Soft Tissue Anchor Earns FDA 510(k) Clearance

Written by  Heather Linder | Thursday, 18 April 2013 20:49
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Atlanta-based MedShape received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Eclipse Soft Tissue Anchor, a shape memory fixation device to attach tendon, ligament and soft tissue to bone.
The Eclipse has a non-rotational insertion method for improved fixation strength compared to screws and other traditional devices, according to the release. It's made out of MedShape's proprietary PEEK Altera material.

MedShape is a medical device company that uses shape and memory technologies to improve outcomes in sports medicine, joint fusion and musculoskeletal trauma.

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