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GelFix(TM) Posterior Spinal Distraction Implant Receives CE Mark
Date:3/8/2010

ssels following anterior spine surgery and is composed of the same biocompatible polymer.

The EnGuard Vessel Guard is the first in a series of innovative products based on their proprietary hydrogel technology that the company is launching this year in the United States.

Commenting on these developments, Ann Prewett, President and CEO, said, "The GelFix implant provides a unique, minimally invasive solution for treating spinal stenosis, a leading cause of back pain."   The GelFix device acts as a dynamic spacer, compressing under load yet maintaining separation of the interspinous space.  In this manner, some of the complications associated with rigid spacers such as breakage of the bones of the spinous process or subsidence may be avoided.    

"Our products provide a technologically advanced alternative to the conventional metal and hard plastic implants which have dominated orthopedics and spine to date.   Replication Medical looks forward to entering these markets because we offer the only technology which provides a biomimetic solution to treat these medical conditions," she explained.


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