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FDA Clears SIG Medical’s Anterior System

Nov. 21, 2018
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The FDA granted 510(k) clearance to SIG Medical’s AdvantageRib anterior system, a minimally invasive system designed to treat rib fractures.

The AdvantageRib comes with titanium plates and screws used to treat rib fractures with an anterior approach. The system’s adaptable straight plates allow for custom fits in challenging clinical situations and the titanium screws are designed for ribs of all sizes.

The clearance marks the second rib fracture system the Hershey, Pennsylvania devicemaker is commercializing.

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