K2M launches Venado foam strips and Venado granules bone graft systems


K2M has announced that it has launched Venado foam strips and Venado granules bone graft systems, which it states represents an entirely new product family for the company.

According to a company press release, the systems are available in a variety of configurations and sizes specifically designed to enhance bone regeneration and act as an osteogenic stimulus after spine surgery. It reported that the Venado foam strips are purified fibrillar collagen and but are less likely to dissociate or break apart. The press release added that Venado granules are a biphasic combination of hydroxyapatite and beta-tricalcium phosphate with excellent resorption characteristics.  

Faheem Sandhu, neurosurgeon and Associate Professor at Georgetown University Hospital, said: “Venado provides for synthetic bone graft alternatives for hospitals and surgeons interested in a non-allograft solution to the management of complex spinal surgical issues, and these unique products complement and enhance K2M’s already comprehensive and innovative spine portfolio.”