HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Spine announced today that the company has received CE Mark approval for its numerous spinal systems; pedicle screw systems (CONQUEST, PILOT, ARX, AVATAR), cervical plate systems (NEO, NEO-SL, KINETIC, KINETIC-SL), and interbody spacer systems (PLATEAU, PLATEAU-A), as well as its OCTAVE posterior fusion system. The CE Mark approval comes on the heels of the company's receipt of ISO 13485 certification achieved through demonstrating a robust quality assurance system in accordance with international standards. Receipt of the CE Mark allows Life Spine to begin distributing its spinal systems to the European Union and other nations requiring the CE Mark.
"The CE Mark is an important milestone not only for continuing our sales efforts in other foreign markets but also to accelerate our product development efforts," said Michael Butler, President and CEO of Life Spine.
Life Spine is dedicated to improving the quality of life for spinal patients by increasing procedural efficiency and efficacy through innovative design, uncompromising quality standards, and the most technologically advanced manufacturing platforms. Life Spine, which is privately held, is based in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. For more information, please visit http://www.lifespine.com.
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