Stryker OP-1 Putty
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
PMA approval for spinal fusion involving a posterolateral approach is expected in 2007, according to Stryker. With humanitarian device approval received in May, the firm is eligible to receive new technology add-on payments under Medicare's FY 2005 inpatient prospective payment system final rule. A story in the Aug. 9 issue of "The Gray Sheet" (p. 5) focused on continuation of bonus payments for Medtronic's InFuse for spinal fusion...
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