Ascension's PyroCarbon foot implant:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Ascension Orthopedics has received US FDA 510(k) approval to sell its first PyroCarbon implant for use in the lower extremities. The PyroSphere device is designed for the fourth and fifth tarsometatarsal joints in people suffering from the debilitating effects of arthritis in the foot. The Austin, Texas firm noted that it has expanded its product platforms to include arthroplasty, trauma and tissue regeneration. It currently offers over 10 arthroplasty products, a complete elbow trauma set and a tissue regeneration portfolio.