ArthoCare's Parallax acryllic resin
This article was originally published in Clinica
AthroCare's Parallax acrylic resin with Tracers bone cement opacifer can be used for the fixation of pathological fractures in the vertebral body during vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty procedures. The FDA clearance coincides with the firm's launch of a new version of Parallax featuring a proprietary type of tantalum, which is designed to enhance the physician's ability to track the flow of bone cement under fluoroscopy. The Sunnyvale, California company plans to seek 510(k) clearance to use tantalum opacified cement in vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty procedures in the first quarter of 2005.
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