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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Illinois — Orthopedic device maker Life Spine Inc. won 510(k) clearance from the Food & Drug Administration for two spinal systems.
Each of the systems uses what the company calls a “zero-step locking mechanism” and features designed to reduce the steps and complexity of surgical procedures, according to a press release.