Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA –– Stryker (NYSE:SYK) announced today the launch of its EasyFuse™ Dynamic Compression System. Created using nitinol, a nickel titanium alloy metal well known for its strength and shape recovery, Stryker’s new foot and ankle staple system is designed to decrease surgical complexity, provide strong dynamic-compression implants and reduce waste in the operating room.
“The EasyFuse Dynamic Compression System is another key addition to Stryker’s innovative foot and ankle product portfolio, expanding options for surgeons,” said Michael Rankin, Vice President, Marketing and Medical Education for Stryker’s Foot & Ankle business unit. “We are pleased to provide a new premier staple technology to our customers that has the potential to improve patient outcomes.”
The EasyFuse Dynamic Compression System boasts the following attributes:
“Over the last five years, staples have emerged as efficient and effective implants for foot and ankle surgeons to use for both simple and complex midfoot arthrodesis,” said Dr. Carroll Jones, an orthopaedic surgeon at OrthoCarolina and design surgeon. “The attributes of the EasyFuse System represent the next generation of best-in-class staple technology.”
Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 100 million patients annually. More information is available at www.stryker.com.
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