Surgeon performs 1st ApiFix procedures in North America: 5 things to know

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ApiFix entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Joint Solutions Alliance Corp. in Canada, according to MarketsInsider.

Here are five things to know:

 

1. Joint Solutions Alliance seeks medical devices that preserve motion and function in patients.

 

2. ApiFix develops a non-fusion spinal implant system intended to treat adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Surgeons implant the device via a minimally invasive approach.

 

3. Dr. Ron El-Hawary, chief of orthopedics at Halifax, Canada-based IWK Health Centre, performed two surgeries with ApiFix implants following the agreement.

 

4. ApiFix currently has CE clearance in Germany, Italy, Greece, The Netherlands, Spain, Australia and Israel.

 

5. The company hopes to make an impact in North America with this distribution agreement.

 

 

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