Navigation Links
Spine Surgeons Embrace Uniquely Effective Valeo Interbody Fusion Devices As Amedica Announces 10,000 Implantations
Date:3/22/2013

SALT LAKE CITY, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, today announced the 10,000th worldwide implantation of its Valeo Interbody Fusion Devices. The Valeo Interbody Fusion Device System, made of Amedica's proprietary Silicon Nitride ceramic technology, is used during surgical procedures to treat spinal disorders such as spondylolisthesis, scoliosis, severe disc degeneration, or spinal fractures.

Due to its proven record of superior new bone growth and antibacterial properties, surgeons at leading hospitals worldwide are increasingly relying on Valeo Silicon Nitride Interbody Fusion Devices to increase the probability of fusion.

"In my four years of experience with Silicon Nitride Interbody Fusion Devices, I've seen the material exceed the capabilities of poly-ether-ether-ketone (PEEK) and titanium (Ti), resulting in better fusion, which translates to better results for my patients," said Dr. Grant Skidmore of Neurosurgical Specialists, Inc., in Norfolk, Va. "As a spinal surgeon, my paramount concern is getting my patients back to their daily activities as soon as possible. Patients who I've treated with Valeo implants have had a quicker recovery time compared to traditional implants."

The Valeo Interbody Fusion Device System includes cervical and lumbar implants designed to participate in the fusion process, optimizing patient outcomes. The implants are semi-radiolucent allowing surgeons to ascertain exact placement intra-operatively and improve post-operative monitoring.  Valeo Interbody Fusion Devices do not cause MRI or CT artifacts which can make imaging interpretation difficult. 

"The success of the Valeo Interbody Fusion Device System is a testament to the proven safety and effectiveness of our Silicon Nitride technology," said Eric K. Olson , President and Chief Executive Officer, Amedica. "As we continue to work toward a new standard of care for interbody fusion devices, we are pleased to see a continued increase in physician adoption. We are greatly encouraged for the future of this technology."

Additional information about the Company's complete line of products may be found at www.amedica.com.

About Amedica Corporation:

Amedica is an innovative spine and orthopaedic implant and device manufacturing and distribution company that provides advanced surgical applications made possible with the use of its silicon nitride ceramic technologies.  Amedica is a privately held, private equity backed company founded in 1996 by internationally recognized orthopaedic surgeons and ceramicists. The company is ISO 13485 certified, its spine products are FDA cleared, CE marked, and sold in ten countries. Amedica Corporation is based in Salt Lake City, UT.

Media Contact
Stacey Holifield / Stacy Nartker
Schwartz MSL
(781) 684-0770
AMEDICA@schwartzmsl.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Amedica Corporation
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Paradigm Spine Welcomes Hallett Mathews, MD, MBA As Its Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
2. Comprehensive Spine Symposium: Sept. 21
3. International Spine Products Manufacturer Featured in Upcoming US Business Executive Publication - www.gsmedicalusa.com
4. Interventional Spine Announces its 75th Patient Treated with the PerX360 Percutaneous Spinal Fusion Technology
5. SpineMark Corporation Partners with PhDx and Millennium Environmental to Create an ISO type Spine Protocol Management System
6. Misonix Adds 6 Spine Sales Agencies In The U.S.
7. Global Information Inc Offers Big Discounts on Market Forecasts for Surgical Sealants, Wound Closure Products, Spine Surgery Technology, and More
8. Boston Scientific Announces Promising Clinical Data on New Products at the International Spine Intervention Society 20th Annual Scientific Meeting
9. Misonix Attends International Meeting On Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) - Introduces New Product
10. Misonix Participates In Cleveland Spine Review
11. Misonix Exhibits at Major Worldwide Spine Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/3/2016)... 2016  As a teenager, an active and athletic ... damaged his heart. He continued enjoying sports and recreation ... Shepherd,s heart was giving out and he was a ... 2013, the Mesa, Arizona resident ... a heart transplant, the SynCardia TAH-t is the only ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... 2016   Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) announced today that it is celebrating Hepatitis Awareness ... two patients who tell their personal story and encourage those at risk to get tested ... Hepatitis C ... ... Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy (PRNewsFoto/Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.) ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... , May 3, 2016  Forté Elements, LLC (Forté) is excited to announce ... products that address the nutritional needs of recovery for a variety of clinical conditions. ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160502/362548 Logo -  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160502/362547LOGO ... ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/5/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... May ... ... lectures and hands-on exercises, the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists , ... better understanding of key business and economic issues.  This one-day program at ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... , ... May 05, 2016 , ... LELO ... self-love. Every day, LELO fans reach out via email, social media and on the ... upcoming up: “Is the way I masturbate ‘normal’ or ‘correct’?” , While some methods ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) , ... May 05, 2016 ... ... employee benefits advisory organization, announces McLaughlin & Smoak Benefits as the latest addition ... & Smoak Benefits has a dedicated team of compliance, wellness, human resources, and ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... Bremerton, WA (PRWEB) , ... May 05, 2016 , ... ... program serving the families of Bremerton, Port Orchard and communities west of Seattle. The ... Lowery, a 12 year local girl who died suddenly due to complications from the ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... ... grants the most heartfelt wishes of these children. The wishes provide hope ... President and CEO of Make-A-Wish Mississippi, Brent Wilson said, “In 2016, the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):