IZI Medical Products acquires Cook Medical’s vertebroplasty line


IZI Medical Products has acquired Cook Medical’s vertebroplasty family of devices. The portfolio currently includes Duro-Ject Osteo-Site, Osteo-Force and Vertefix brands, consisting of needles, injectors and cements.

These products are used in the growing market for treating vertebral compression fractures through a minimally invasive procedure.

Kieran Murphy, a neuro-interventional radiologist who invented the primary needle and subsequently developed much of the vertebroplasty product line commercialised by Cook, will serve as a Key Opinion Leader and play an role in product development for IZI.