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 News Release - September 17, 2015

Precision Spine(TM) Announces FDA Approval of the Reform(R) Modular and HA Coated Pedicle Screw Systems

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)--Precision Spine, Inc. announced that it has received FDA approval of its Reform® Modular and HA (Hydroxyapatite) Coated Pedicle Screw Systems.

The Reform® Modular Pedicle Screw System represents the first modular system on the market to feature a cobalt chrome tulip with a proximal tapered triple lead thread, which is designed to help increase the bone/screw interface to enhance pull-out strength and allow for efficient screw delivery. The system’s modularity is intended to help increase the surgeon’s visibility in order to permit more thorough decortication of the surrounding fusion bed.

The patent-pending Reform® HA Coated Pedicle Screws have a Hydroxyapatite coating applied to the screw threads that is designed to enhance the amount of fixation possible between the pedicle screw and the surrounding bone in osteoporotic patients.

“The Reform® system is one of the most comprehensive and versatile top loading pedicle screw systems available,” said Chris DeNicola, Executive Vice President of Operations for Precision Spine. “With the addition of the Modular and HA coated products, Reform® now offers more ways to help surgeons best meet their patients’ complex spinal pathologies.”

The Reform® Pedicle Screw System is a top-loading, multiple component, posterior spinal fixation system which consists of pedicle screws, rods, cross-connectors, locking cap screws, hooks, dominoes and lateral offsets. All components are available in a variety of sizes to help more closely match each patient’s anatomy. The system is intended to provide immobilization and stabilization of spinal segments of skeletally mature patients as an adjunct to fusion in the treatment of the many acute and chronic instabilities or deformities of the thoracic, lumbar, and sacral spine.

About Precision Spine

Precision Spine, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Parsippany, NJ with manufacturing facilities in Pearl, MS. Precision Spine is dedicated to providing innovative, quality spine products that are designed to help treat serious orthopedic medical conditions in a cost effective manner. For more information, visit

Source: Precision Spine

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