March 25, 2015
Stryker Spine receives FDA clearance for new lumbar plating system
ALLENDALE, N.J., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation's Spine Division announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the LITe® Plate System, an Anterior and Lateral Lumbar Plate System. The LITe Plate System will be featured at booth #443 during the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV from March 24-28th.
Comprised of five unique one-level, slim lumbar plates, the LITe Plate System features the WingSpring™ locking mechanism, a high degree of screw angulation, and simplified instrumentation. With this product introduction, Stryker Spine strengthens their ALIF product portfolio featuring Aero-AL and the LITe Anterior Retractor. Aero-AL is currently the only in-line Anchor-based ALIF device that compresses across the interbody.
"Our growing platform of ALIF products is the result of our strategic focus to add value to our procedural solutions," said John Mayor, Vice President Marketing, Stryker Spine. "The addition of the LITe Plate System introduces a critical fixation component to our ALIF portfolio. We will continue to leverage our innovative approach to develop differentiated products within the ALIF space for surgeons and their patients."
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology & spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries around the world. For more information, please visit our website at www.stryker.com.
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