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Alphatec receives FDA 510k market clearance for lumbar interbody fusion device

Alphatec announced that the company has received clearance from the FDA to market and sell its unique and patented Alphatec Solus internal fixation anterior lumbar interbody fusion device. The device's 510k application was filed with the FDA during the fourth quarter of 2012. The Alphatec Solus ALIF device features two counter-rotating titanium blades, which deploy into adjacent vertebrae on a zero-degree axis, locking the device in place.