News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
Get Our FREE
Industry eNewsletter
email:    
   

Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Granted CE Mark for Procedure to Correct Spinal Deformities



5/29/2012 8:00:40 AM

Medtronic has been rewarded with a CE Mark for a new non-surgical procedure it has devised that is suitable for young children suffering from life-threatening curvature of the spine. It provides a new option for patients with spinal deformities and is being launched across the European economic area, delivering growth-guided instrumentation to mimimise the number of operations children require. Employing the SHILLA Growth Guidance System, the procedure can correct and maintain curvature in cases of early-onset scoliosis to permit natural growth of patients' bodies.

Read at News Release


comments powered by Disqus
   

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES