OrthoGrow Distribution and Stöpler Belgium collaborate to expand the LINK Orthopaedics hip revision and limb reconstruction portfolio within the Belgian market. LINK’s well-proven revision stems and cups, as well as the Megasystem-C and Endo-Model for challenging cases can now be ordered through both OrthoGrow Distribution and Stöpler Belgium sales representatives allowing for easy access and increased service levels for complex revision and reconstruction.
Reimbursement of the Heracles femoral nail by 7s Medical was approved by RIZIV/INAMI. The nailing system, providing patient specific treatment options by a lag screw with proven thread and a blade with three wings for stable fixation in osteoporotic bone, as well as preserving reduction due to flat lateral design, is now commercially available in Belgium. Learn more about the Heracles nail characteristics at the 7s Medical product pages.
Reimbursement of the Bodycad personalized unicompartmental knee system is approved by RIZIV/INAMI in Belgium. Hereby, Bodycad is the very first custom knee system reimbursed by the government on the Belgian market and now also commercially available as a very valuable alternative next to any standard uni knee on the Belgian market.
First personalized restoration procedures using Bodycad's personalized unicompartmental knee system were performed in the US and EU in September last year. "I was involved throughout the production of the personalized restoration." said Prof. Werner Siebert of the Vitos Orthopaedic Clinic in Kassel, Germany, and incoming President of the German Orthopaedic Society, who performed the procedure. "I provided patient imaging, consulted with the Bodycad PREPTech and then reviewed and approved the final design. The result was an exceptional fit for the patient."
Learn more about the personalized unicompartmental knee at the Bodycad product pages.
Today, through its EU Authorized Representative OrthoGrow Distribution, Bodycad received product notification confirmation from the Belgian Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products in Brussels, the legislative capital for the EU, for its personalized unicompartmental knee system. This enables OrthoGrow and Bodycad to commercially launch this truly personalized orthopaedic restoration within the EU, in accordance with current EU Medical Device Directive for custom devices. Bodycad announced FDA 510k clearance for its personalized unicompartmental knee system earlier this year.
Learn more about the personalized knee at the Bodycad product pages.