DeGen Medical gains clearance of new modular pedicle screw for spine procedure

Spinal Tech

DeGen Medical recently received FDA clearance for its F1 MPS modular pedicle screw system for the Joust minimally invasive procedure.

Four insights:

1. Joust is a modular pedicle screw with a cobalt chrome alloy head for percutaneous procedures.

2. The device features towers with built-in rod reduction technology intended for percutaneous screw placement in the traditional or cortical approach.

3. Joust's rod insertion tool helps achieve a stable fusion construct without undergoing the traditional open approach.

4. Joust, with the F1 MPS system, will be available in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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