Globus Medical Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for Excelsius GPS™
AUDUBON, Pa., Aug. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions company, today announced that the Excelsius GPS™, a revolutionary robotic guidance and navigation system, has been 510(k) cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This platform technology supports minimally invasive and open orthopedic and neurosurgical procedures, with screw placement applications in spine and orthopedic surgery. Excelsius GPS™ seamlessly integrates Globus Medical implants and instruments and is compatible with pre-operative CT, intra-operative CT and fluoroscopic imaging modalities. The system is designed to minimize radiation exposure, streamline workflow, and reproducibly assist in implant placement.
“Excelsius GPS™ is the culmination of years of research and development efforts and demonstrates Globus Medical’s superior product development capabilities,” said Norbert Johnson, Vice President of Robotics, Imaging, & Navigation. “We believe the Excelsius GPS™ System will advance patient care and provide tangible benefits for surgeons and hospitals in terms of time, accuracy and reduced radiation exposure through the application of robotic and navigation technology in spine and orthopedic surgery.”
About Globus Medical, Inc.
Globus Medical, Inc. is a leading musculoskeletal solutions company based in Audubon, PA. The company was founded in 2003 by an experienced team of professionals with a shared vision to create products that enable surgeons to promote healing in patients with musculoskeletal disorders.
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