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NuVasive’s PEEK Implant Cleared by FDA

Nov. 12, 2018
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The FDA granted 510(k) clearance to NuVasive’s COHERE porous polyetheretherketone (PEEK) implant, used in surgical spine procedures.

The patented technology uses a three-dimensional design with PEEK’s radiolucent properties to promote bone growth and fusion in spinal surgery.

The implant provides improved clarity in x-rays and imaging done after a patient’s operation, allowing for easier evaluation of a patient’s fusion.

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