Medtronic Launches Titanium-Coated Peek Interbody Fusion Devices Worldwide
Friday, October 31, 2014
Source: FDA News
Medtronic has launched its pure titanium coating, or PTC, platform of interbody fusion devices for the spine in global markets, offering new pain relief options for patients suffering from spinal compression.
The line of devices — which help to restore normal disc height by reducing pressure on the nerve roots and spinal cord — consists of the Capstone PTC Spinal System, Clydesdale PTC Spinal System, Anatomic Peek PTC Cervical Fusion System and Cornerstone-SR Ti-Coated Anatomical Cervical Cage.
The PTC interbody fusion devices made from titanium and polyetheretherketone, giving them both strength and elasticity.