FDA clears Onkos Surgical's ELEOS Limb Salvage System: 5 things to know

Written by Megan Wood | November 01, 2016 | Print  |

The FDA cleared Parsippany, N.J.-based Onkos Surgical to market its ELEOS Limb Salvage System.

Here are five things to know:

 

1. Surgeons may now use ELEOS to treat patients with bone loss caused by cancer, trauma or surgical procedures.

 

2. The system is designed to offer a surgeon flexibility and modularity when performing these complex cases.

 

3. ELEOS represents a long-term, reconstructive choice for oncology patients.

 

4. Patrick Treacy, Onkos Surgical founder and CEO, commented they are expecting a full launch of ELEOS in the first quarter of 2017.

 

5. Founded in 2015, Onkos Surgical is a privately held surgical oncology company.

 

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