Medtronic Receives FDA Clearance for Surgical Spine Device

Written by  Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 24 January 2012 16:01
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Medtronic received FDA clearance for the Aquamantys SBS 5.0 Sheathed Bipolar Sealer, according to a company news release.
The Aquamantys is designed for spine surgeons to optimize speed and continuity during surgical cases. It provides hemostatic sealing capabilities for incised soft tissue and epidural veins with a single device.

The Aquamantys also uses the Transcollation technology to combine radiofrequency energy and saline to reduce blood loss and improve visualization during spine procedures.

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