CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aurora Spine Corporation (TSX-V:ASG) announced today that it has received confirmation of CE Mark issuance for the full line of its TiNano® sterile-packed titanium coated spinal fusion implants made of PEEK thermoplastic material.
“This CE Mark issuance is a major accomplishment for Aurora Spine. TiNano® intervertebral implants are developed to support the entire spine from cervical to lumbar regions and to accommodate the company’s ZIP® Minimally Invasive Interspinous Fusion System portfolio as part of Aurora’s Screwless Procedure™,” said Trent J. Northcutt, President and CEO of Aurora Spine.
TiNano is Aurora Spine’s unique Titanium Plasma Spray coating on PEEK Interbody implants. TiNano-coated implants provide the advantages of the titanium material as well as the modulus and post-op imaging benefits of PEEK fusion implants.
“We are very excited that after a successful product launch in the United States now we can offer our sterile packed, TiNano-coated fusion cage portfolio to all European markets,” said Michael Thompson, Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance.
“The CE Mark approval includes several interbody fusion devices, including configurations for Anterior Cervical, Anterior Lumbar, Posterior Lumbar, Transforaminal Lumbar and the fastest growing segment, Lateral Lumbar interbody spacers,” said Laszlo Garamszegi, Chief Technology Officer of the company.
About Aurora Spine
Aurora Spine is an early stage company focused on bringing new solutions to the spinal implant market through a series of screwless, innovative, minimally invasive, regenerative spinal implant technologies. Aurora Spine continues to position itself at the forefront of spinal surgery procedures, focusing on minimally invasive spine surgery technologies. Aurora Spine is changing spine surgery by focusing on disruptive technologies following the Company’s commitment to – Simplifying the Complex.