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FDA APPROVES SPINAL IMPLANT INVENTED AT ST. MARY'S MEDICAL CENTER; NEW PROCEDURE OFFERS ALTERNATIVE TO INVASIVE SURGERY, QUICKER RECOVERY TIME

Nov. 23, 2005
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced the approval of X Stop, an innovative new spinal implant invented at St. Mary's Medical Center, which will be the exclusive United States training center for this new low-risk medical procedure. "The invention of the X Stop exemplifies our commitment to continually providing patients with innovative medicine and technology," said Ken Steele, president of St. Mary's Medical Center.

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