Medical Modeling Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for VSP(R) (Virtual Surgical Planning) System
Virtual Surgical Planning technology allows for planning maxillofacial surgical procedures in a virtual environment and transferring that plan to the patient using innovative models, templates and surgical guides
GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Modeling Inc., a world leader in the production of custom surgical solutions, is pleased to announce that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its innovative VSP® System product line.
Initial applications of the company's VSP® System technology include products such as VSP® Orthognathics – Applying virtual surgical planning and CAD/CAM surgical splints to the area of orthognathic surgery, and VSP® Reconstruction – Applying virtual surgical planning to the reconstruction of the mandible or maxilla using vascularized grafts from other areas of the body.
"The entire team at Medical Modeling could not be more pleased with the FDA's clearance of our VSP® System product line. It's exciting to see personalized technology such as this that benefits the surgeon and the patient really catching hold," stated Andy Christensen, Medical Modeling's president.
The VSP® product line is now fully available in the U.S. as well as Canada, where licensing through Health Canada has also been achieved.
About Medical Modeling
Medical Modeling Inc. is a world leader in the production of custom surgical solutions combining medical imaging data with additive manufacturing technology. Based in Golden, Colorado, the company's services span the fields of orthopedic surgery, spine surgery, cranio-maxillofacial surgery and neurosurgery. The company helps surgeons provide better care to patients through advanced surgical planning combined with custom, tactile models, guides and templates. More information on Medical Modeling can be found on the Internet at www.medicalmodeling.com.
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