ulrich medical USA, Inc. Announces 6,500 Implantation Milestone

Published: Sep 05, 2012

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ulrich medicalUSA, Inc. today announced the successful completion of 6,500 corpectomy surgeries performed in 48 states using the company's expandable vertebral body replacement devices.

"We are pleased with the excellent clinical results and surgeon utilization we have received in the U.S. for our spinal implant systems for vertebral body replacement," Christoph Ulrich, Managing Partner, ulrich medical®, said. "Patients and surgeons are looking for proven medical solutions, especially in the area of implant technologies. Our completion of 6,500 successful implants in the market sector of Trauma/Tumor speaks for itself," he added.

Hans Stover, President and Chief Executive Officer of ulrich medicalUSA, said, "We are different from most spine companies in the U.S. in that we are private, profitable, not targeting an IPO, and not pursuing explosive growth through venture capital resources. We are here to stay. Our company is celebrating our 100th year as a privately-held, family-owned company, and we intend to continue developing meaningful and proven products that produce superior patient outcomes for years to come."

About ulrich medicalUSA, Inc.

ulrich medicalUSA, Inc. is a privately-held subsidiary of ulrich medical®, an innovative medical technology company headquartered in Ulm, Germany which is celebrating its 100th year in business in 2012.

Company Contact: e.laskey@ulrichmedicalusa.com

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