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Stryker Tritanium Posterior Lumbar Cage Recalled After Device Fractures

Published July 3, 2019
Category: Devices

Stryker recalled its Tritanium posterior lumbar (PL) cage. Stryker’s reason for doing so, according to the FDA’s website, is that “the surgical technique is being updated to caution against misuse due to reports of cage fractures occurring intraoperatively and postoperatively.” In other words, pieces of the PL cage are fracturing during and after surgical implantation, which puts patients at risk for medical complications.

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Last change: July 3, 2019


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