Astura Medical gains clearance for lumbar interbody fusion device

Alan Condon -   Print  |

The FDA on April 30 provided 510(k) clearance for Astura Medical's El Capitan anterior lumbar interbody fusion system.

Four things to know:

1. El Capitan comes in HA PEEK or Acid-etched titanium interbody spacers.

2. The device features zero-profile, half plate and full plate options that can be implanted in combination with the interbody.

3. On April 14, Astura Medical also achieved clearance for its Sirion lateral lumbar interbody fusion system.

4. The company plans to launch an additional device for anterior cervical discectomy fusion later this year.

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