Icotec wins FDA clearance for Vader pedicle screws

Icotec’s Vader pedicle screws [Image courtesy of Icotec]Icotec this week announced it received FDA 510(k) clearance to market its Vader pedicle screw system.

The Vader system includes 4.5 mm pedicle screws and extended long carbon/PEEK rods made from BlackArmor. Vader’s extended pedicle screw system is indicated for open, MIS and cement-augmented surgical techniques while providing additional options for stabilizing the upper-thoracic region of the spine.

“We are extremely proud that Icotec is the world-leading provider of extended solutions for the stabilization of this frequently affected spinal region with the extension of its Vader product family with canulated and fenestrated Ø 4.5 mm pedicle screws and longer rod options. An important milestone that represents our continued commitment to develop and commercialize spinal implants made from radiolucent BlackArmor, expanding treatment options and allowing for safer tumor care,” CEO Roger…

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