Centric Medical, the Foot & Ankle division of Life Spine, which focuses on developing surgical implants for the treatment of distal extremity pathology, announced the first clinical cases of SATURN External Fixation System.


Image: Centric Medical announces first clinical cases with Saturn External Fixation System. Photo: Courtesy of CENTRIC MEDICAL, LLC

This System is comprised of various rings, struts, pins, bolts, and other fixation components intended to be used as a means to stabilize bone segments for indications within the foot and ankle.

“Centric Medical’s SATURN External Fixation System is a well-designed, patient focused, device that is surgeon friendly and allows for flexibility in the treatment of those patients’ who are in need of an external fixator,” said Raymond Rowan, DPM of Certified Foot and Ankle Specialists in Palm City, FL.

SATURN joins Centric Medical’s product offering, which consists of TARSA-LINK Stand-Alone Wedge Fixation System, TARSA-LINK Bunion Correction System, ROGUE Hammertoe Correction System and MTP Plating System. The SATURN External Fixation System is designed to be constructed for each patient’s unique condition utilizing a variety of structural components and a set of simple instrumentation.

The rings offer a generous amount of fixation points and each strut has rapid and gradual length adjustments to provide the physician greater flexibility and precision in constructing the frame.

Source: Company Press Release