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Stryker Spine receives FDA clearance for new plating system

Stryker Corporation’s Spine Division recently announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the LITe Plate System, an anterior and lateral lumbar plate system.

The system was featured during the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, according to a company press release.

The LITe Plate System features a WingSpring locking mechanism, a high degree of screw angulation, simplified instrumentation and five one-level, slim lumbar plates.

“Our growing platform of ALIF [anterior lumbar interbody fusion] products is the result of our strategic focus to add value to our procedural solutions,”John Mayor, vice president of marketing for Stryker Spine, said in the press release. “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.”

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Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President of Ortho Sales Partners and Partner for The De Angelis Group. He also serves as Co-Founder and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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