IlluminOss Medical wins FDA clearance for bone stabilization treatment

A BALLOON CATHETER and optical fiber are inserted through a tiny incision, in the IlluminOss Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System. A light-sensitive glue is infused into the balloon, in images 2 and 3, then light is used to activate and rapidly harden the compound. /COURTESY ILLUMINOSS MEDICAL
A BALLOON CATHETER and optical fiber are inserted through a tiny incision, in the IlluminOss Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System. A light-sensitive glue is infused into the balloon, in images 2 and 3, then light is used to activate and rapidly harden the compound. /COURTESY ILLUMINOSS MEDICAL
EAST PROVIDENCE —IlluminOss Medical has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration de novo clearance – the first granted by the FDA’s Orthopedic Branch - for the IlluminOss Bone Stabilization System using light-sensitive resin for treatment of fractures of the humerus, radius and ulna from metastatic bone disease, a form of cancer. The East Providence-based, privately…

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