ChoiceSpine receives FDA clearance for 3D printed vertebral body replacement device: 5 takeaways

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | October 04, 2017 | Print  |

ChoiceSpine received FDA approval for Hawkeye Ti, a 3-D printed, titanium vertebral body replacement devices.

Here are five takeaways:

 

1. Hawkeye Ti is designed to stabilize and fuse the vertebral column with simple implants in a variety of shapes and sizes.

 

2. The portfolio contains small and large implants ranging from 10 to 50 millimeters in height with zero to six degree lordosis.

 

3. Hawkeye Ti offers the same completed implant portfolio as the original Peek Hawkeye device, and adds a 3-D printed open titanium structure to optimize bone in-growth.

 

4. ChoiceSpine is continuing to develop other 3-D devices.

 

5. Co-founder of ChoiceSpine Marty Altshuler said, "Hawkeye Ti allows us to meet the clinical demands of spine surgery in order to stay competitive in a dynamic market."

 

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