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Ellipse Technologies, Inc. Announces the World's First Remote Control, Expandable/Reversible Device Used Clinically to Straighten a Human Spine


12/9/2009 1:18:21 PM

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ellipse Technologies, Inc. (“Ellipse”) announced the world’s first dynamic adjustment of its MAGEC™ System. This marks the first human use of any medical device operated via remote control that can non-invasively expand or reverse its length to straighten a human spine. Three patients have received the MAGEC implants. The Company expects three additional remote control adjustments in January 2010 as part of Ellipse initial worldwide, multi-center clinical usage study.

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