Ascendx Spine™ receives FDA clearance to market its Acu-Cut Vertebral Augmentation System

WINTER PARK, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ascendx Spine™ (www.ascendxspine.com) announced today that it has received FDA clearance to market in the United States its Acu-Cut Vertebral Augmentation System for treatment of vertebral compression fractures (VCF). A vertebral compression fracture forces a vertebra to collapse, and the spinal column above it to assume an abnormal forward curve, resulting in considerable back pain and a hunchbacked appearance. Current standard procedures for treating VCFs ar

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February 23, 2012