Ascendx Spine begins European distribution of products to treat vertebral compression fractures


Ascendx Spine which recently received CE mark approval for its Ascendx VCF repair system and its Acu-Cut vertebral augmentation system to treat vertebral compression fractures announced on 7 December that it has engaged Paris-based distributor Spinaxis to launch its products in France.


The distribution partnership with Spinaxis follows the appointment last week of Maria Pilar Debelius-Kinsey as Sales and Marketing manager, Europe. Debelius-Kinsey, previously served as general manager of Sofamor Danek Iberica Medtronic, and Sales Operations director for SpineVision.


“We expect to announce additional distributor relationships in Europe very soon. We are very focused on market penetration throughout Europe of our Ascendx VCF repair system and the Acu-Cut vertebral augmentation system, which are designed for the treatment of spinal fractures by spine surgeons and interventional radiologists,” said Julian M Mackenzie, CEO of Ascendx Spine.