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Pioneer Surgical Technology Announces Full Market Release of the Streamline TL Spinal Fixation System  
3/24/2011 10:19:18 AM

MARQUETTE, Mich., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Surgical is pleased to announce the full market release of the Streamline® TL Spinal Fixation System. Streamline TL (Thoracolumbar) is designed to provide stability during spinal fusion procedures and is approved as a pedicle screw system from T1-S2.

After receiving FDA clearance on August 11, 2010, Streamline TL rapidly moved from the clinical evaluation phase into full market availability. The system offers a broad range of implants and instruments, providing physicians the ability to tailor treatment to a specific patient for a more efficient implant experience. The Streamline TL system features a friction fit head that provides greater control during implantation, a robust reduction capability and a consistent locking mechanism.

"Streamline TL increases efficiency during the procedure by making instruments fast and easy-to-use," said Dr. Robert Watkins, IV an orthopedic surgeon from Marina Del Rey, California. Streamline TL promises to be a flagship degenerative spine product for Pioneer Surgical that is positioned for tremendous growth potential in 2011. "Streamline TL is one of the most significant product introductions to Pioneer Surgical's portfolio in recent history," said Jay Jones, Vice President of Research and Development in the Pioneer Surgical Spine Division. Streamline TL continues to build upon Pioneer Surgical's commitment to producing premium solutions for surgeons and their patients.

About Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc.

Pioneer® Surgical Technology, Inc. is a dynamic medical device firm founded in 1992. The company's focus on innovation has resulted in over 130 U.S. and foreign patents, with numerous patents pending. Pioneer Surgical has an all-inclusive portfolio of orthopedic, spine and biologic systems. Our Orthopedic, Spine, and Biologic Divisions boast a comprehensive portfolio of products and state-of-the-art, cost-effective solutions for surgical procedures. Pioneer employs more than 260 people worldwide. For more information on Pioneer Surgical and its products visit www.pioneersurgical.com.

SOURCE Pioneer Surgical


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