Integra LifeSciences Announces Contract With aap Implantate AG to Provide Stainless Headed Compression Screws for Mid and Hindfoot Reconstruction
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: IART) today announced that it will feature its new Stainless Headed Compression Screw System, manufactured by aap Implantate AG (XETRA:AAQ), at the upcoming Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society 2012 Annual Meeting on June 20-23, 2012 in San Diego, California.
Headed compression screws are used in orthopedics for internal fixation of bone, typically after fractures. This new system will provide a comprehensive solution for arthrodesis and fracture management across multiple disease states, including midfoot, ankle and hindfoot arthritis. The new stainless steel system will feature a midfoot set composed of 4.0mm and 4.5mm diameter screws, and a hindfoot set composed of 6.5mm and 7.5mm diameter screws. All screw diameters will be available in both partially threaded and fully threaded options.
Integra LifeSciences will distribute a private label version of the aap Implantate AG stainless headed compression screw system. aap Implantate AG is a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative biomaterials and implants that are used in orthopedic procedures.
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