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K2M spinal systems receive pediatric clearence

K2M has received an additional pediatric clearance to Mesa Deformity, Mesa Rail Deformity, Mesa Small Stature and Mesa Rail Small Stature spinal systems used to treat adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

K2M president and CEO Eric Major said K2M is has developed technologies like MESA and Rail for surgeons who treat spinal deformities.

"We are extremely pleased by the new indication and this milestone achievement allowing K2M to provide innovative solutions for surgeons treating pediatric patients," Major added.

K2M’s Rail 4D Technology offers an alternative to the round spinal rods offered with other products.

Zero-Torque Technology featured top-loading Mesa Spinal Systems has zero torsional loads or twisting forces to the spine when locking the screw.

Children’s National Medical Center pediatric orthopedic surgeon Laurel Blakemore said, "The clearance of these pedicle screw technologies is an encouraging movement forward in the treatment of pediatric spinal patients."