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 News Release - January 4, 2008

Creaspine's SupStance™ PEEK VBR gains FDA approval

The SupStance™ PEEK VBR system has received FDA 510(k) approval on December 18, 2007. US surgeries schedule starts January 2008.

Bordeaux, January 4, 2008--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Creaspine SAS -- Bordeaux-based Creaspine SAS, a research and innovation start-up and manufacturer of spinal implant devices, has received on December 18, 2007 approval from the FDA to market the new PEEK-Optima® tumor and trauma VBR system.

"We are pleased to bring this new technology to the US market", declared Franck Tricot, Creaspine's Director of Business Development. "Our goal was to develop a real distraction solution that would help surgeons to be effective in achieving their surgical objectives when completing a VBR procedure".

The SupStance™ PEEK VBR system will be distributed exclusively in the US by Saint-Louis, Missouri-based SpineSource, Inc.


Source: Creaspine

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