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FDA green light for Sofamor Danek pedicle screw system brightens prospects in spinal implant market

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

The FDA has told Sofamor Danek that its CD pedicle screw system can be used for treating degenerative disc disease in the lumbar and thoracic regions of the spine. This is the first pedicle screw to be cleared in non-cervical portions of the spine and will have an impact on firms involved in the rapidly growing spinal implant market.






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