FLORENCE, S.C., Dec. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DeGen Medical has received clearance from the FDA for our cervical interbody fusion device - Latitude-C™ Cervical Interbody Spacer System. Latitude-C™ Cervical Interbody Spacer offers the surgeon a wide variety of materials based on patient needs – PEEK-OPTIMA®, Porous Titanium with PEEK, PEEK-OPTIMA® HA Enhanced, Titanium and Carbon fiber-reinforced (CFR) PEEK-OPTIMA®.
The Latitude-C™ Cervical Interbody Spacer is unique, patent pending design considers the uncinate process of the cervical vertebra. The lateral angles of the Latitude-C™ cervical spacer device are unique to match individual patient anatomy and different angles allow for perfect fit at every fusion level.
"The Latitude-C™ graft is a tectonic shift away from traditional rectangular shape cervical grafts. The trapezoidal shape is tremendous improvement in respecting the correct anatomy of patients," says Dr.Chokshi at Pee Dee Spine Center, Florence, SC.
The Latitude-C™ Cervical Interbody fusion devices come in variety of shapes and sizes:
- 5 different footprints from 12x12mm to 20x15mm and each size has 10 heights - 5 to 14mm
- There are 3 different shape options to choose from – Anatomic, Lordotic and Parallel
- The system is delivered in several color coded options for procedural flexibility
The Latitude-C™ interbody fusion devices will be available in Q1 of 2016.
About DeGen Medical, Inc.
DeGen Medical, Inc. is a medical-device development company dedicated to providing surgeons with innovative products engineered to improve quality of life for patients with complex spinal disorders. World-class implants, coupled with intuitively-designed instrumentation, provide a complete package to promote superior surgical outcomes. Our passion to advance spine-care solutions is driven by clinical insights, sound research, and science-based design. DeGen Medical maintains the highest quality standards to provide reliable products and safeguard patient health.
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CONTACT: Jessica Clark DeGen Medical, Inc. Phone: 877-240-7838 www.DeGenmedical.com
Source: DeGen Medical