Navigation Links
Facet Solutions Enrolls 100th Patient in US Pivotal IDE Study

HOPKINTON, Mass., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Facet Solutions, Inc. today announced that it has enrolled the 100th patient in its randomized, controlled ACADIA(TM) IDE study for lumbar spinal stenosis. "We are well ahead of our projections for 2009," stated President and CEO, Geoff Pardo. "It is indicative of the market need, the clinical outcomes that surgeons are seeing, and the ease with which they can implant ACADIA(TM)." Over 1.5 million people are diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis each year in the United States. Current treatment alternatives include fusion, which eliminates motion and can result in long recovery for patients.

Dr. Jim Youssef, orthopedic spine surgeon of SpineColorado in Durango, CO, remarked, "We are excited to be a part of this landmark study. Spinal stenosis is a common indication that I see in my practice, and the ability to offer patients a complete decompression while restoring motion and stability, is a very compelling proposition for both patient and surgeon."

Dr. Darryl DiRisio, neurosurgeon at Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY, added, "ACADIA(TM) is an easy to use system that has a minimal learning curve and fits into my surgical practice. What is exciting for these stenosis patients, in addition to the pain relief, is the potential for a quicker recovery over a traditional fusion."

Facet Solutions, Inc. has developed ACADIA(TM) to provide patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and facet degeneration a motion preserving alternative to lumbar spinal fusion. The ACADIA(TM) procedure includes replacement of the diseased posterior spinal joints with an anatomic implant that is designed to restore the natural motion, stability, and balance to the lumbar spine.

Dr. Antonio Castellvi will be presenting a worldwide clinical update at the upcoming North American Spine Society meeting in San Francisco, CA on November 10th at 10:15am in room 300.

About Facet Solutions

Facet Solutions, Inc. is a privately held, venture-backed company focused on development and commercialization of surgical devices for the treatment of facet-related spinal disorders. Facet Solutions has received venture capital from its partners De Novo Ventures, Pequot Ventures, and Spray Venture Partners. Facet Solutions is certified to ISO 13485. ACADIA(TM) is an investigational device in the United States. It is limited by United States (U.S.) Federal Law for investigational use only.

SOURCE Facet Solutions, Inc.

SOURCE Facet Solutions, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Facet Solutions Enjoys Continued Clinical Success With the Anatomic Facet Replacement System (AFRS(TM))
2. Facet Solutions AFRS(TM) Demonstrates Biomechanical Advantages Over Dynamic Stabilization in Independent Testing
3. First Human Implant of New Archus Orthopedics Facet Replacement System
4. Facet Solutions Announces Completion of 6 Month Follow-Up in US Pilot Study
5. Texas Back Institute Leads Way in New Facet Joint Clinical Trial
6. Facet Solutions, Inc. Expands U.S. Pivotal Study With Next Generation Implant System
7. DATATRAK eClinical(TM) Supports Multifaceted Studies
8. Facet Solutions Acquires Archus Orthopedics
9. Tourtellotte Solutions Blazes Trail with New Release of Clinical Trial Supply Chain Simulator
10. Image Solutions, Inc. Acquires Zurich Biostatistics, Inc.
11. Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics Inks Agreement with KreLo Medical Diagnostics to Expand Thyroid Immunoassay Menu
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/1/2015)... FREMONT, Calif. , Dec. 1, 2015 ... identify the Top 10 Clinical Data Management Solution ... of entries, a distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, ... Velos in the illustrious list of top 10 clinical ... and the article on pages 14 and 36 respectively). ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... 1, 2015 Assurex Health, Inc. today ... giving healthcare providers an expanded range of options ... suffering from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress ... i .   --> ... the addition of two new drug classes, 17 ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... VERONA, Va. , Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... today unveiled a new corporate logo and brand ... in the design and engineering of bladed products ... --> --> Serving ... fiber, glass, and auto glass equipment, AccuTEC,s product ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 02, 2015 , ... The National Association of ... into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this ... exclusively for professional women, boasting 850,000 members and, over 200 operating Local Chapters. ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... Trustify is proud to announce the success of the ... an organization dedicated to ending domestic violence. , Trustify and Becky’s Fund have joined ... survivors of domestic violence. Trustify is also proud to announce the launch of the ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 , ... The Multiple ... drive awareness and funds for Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) research, timed today to coincide ... takes many things from patients including their ability to work and be productive, to ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 2015 , ... World Patent Marketing , a vertically integrated manufacturer ... for easier packing and organizing of items into one big, portable jar. , The ... CEO and Creative Director of World Patent Marketing and Desa Industries Inc . ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 02, 2015 , ... ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research ... of treatment for osteoporosis ”. , As corresponding author Dr Ankita Modi says ... with osteoporosis. Based on a large US managed care database, women aged 55 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):