Ascendx Spine expands distribution network to Austria, Germany and Switzerland

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Ascendx Spine has announced an agreement with anwerina AG to distribute the Ascendx Spine products in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

Ascendx recently received ISO 13485 Certification and CE mark approval for its Ascendx VCF Repair System and its Acu-Cut Vertebral Augmentation System to treat vertebral compression fractures  


Ascendx Spine has previously announced a distributor partnership in France.


“We are very pleased to partner with anwerina AG in Austria, Germany and Switzerland to spearhead market validation 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, Ascendx Spine.


“We are very excited about the partnership with Ascendx Spine in our key markets offering patients with vertebral compression factors a uniquely improved proprietary balloon kyphoplasty method designed to secure superior clinical outcomes. With the Ascendx VCF Repair System and the Acu-Cut Vertebral Augmentation System, anwerina’s sales-and-marketing team will follow the previous market successes in the field of VCF treatments between 2004 and 2009,” said Christoph C Karl, chairman and CEO, anwerina AG.


The
Ascendx VCF Repair System is not available for sale in the United States.

 

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