STOUGHTON, Mass., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — SyncMedical
LLC today announced that the Brazilian ANVISA (Agencia Nacional de
Vigilancia Sanitaria – Brazilian National Health Surveillance
Agency) has approved their Ethos
Spine Pedicle Screw System for sale in Brazil. SyncMedical’s
Ethos Spine product line was developed to fulfill the need for
quality and cost effective treatment solutions to surgeons in the
ever-growing, ever-changing field of spine surgery. The Ethos Spine
product line provides U.S. manufactured minimally invasive
solutions to fit the needs of the global medical community. Ethos
product offerings include the Ethos C-Spacer, the Ethos PEEK VBR
System and the above mentioned Ethos Pedicle Screw System.
Earlier this month SyncMedical also received ANVISA approval for
the Spirus Medical Endo-Ease Discovery System. SyncMedical is
the exclusive Latin American distributor for Spirus Medical, Inc. a
core product line of SyncMedical’s Internal Medicine Division.
Spirus Medical, Inc. is a
leader in bringing novel innovations to the GI market. The company
pioneered the concept of “spiral endoscopy” with the introduction
of the Endo-Ease Discovery ® SB for deep enteroscopy and the
Vista® Retrograde for colonoscopy and ileoscopy. These
rotate-to-advance technologies utilize a spiral element on an
over-tube to advance and anchor medical devices in natural orifices
of the body or a surgically created opening. The company is
presently developing a flexible endoscope with an integral drive to
power a single use spiral component.
SyncMedical LLC is an affiliated company of STD Med, Inc.
SyncMedical develops, produces and markets medical devices
exclusively for regions outside of the Unit