Provides Objective Evidence of U.S. Spine Market Leadership in Expandable VBR® Titanium Cage Technologies for Trauma/Tumor
ST. LOUIS, MO (September 5, 2012) – ulrich medical USA, Inc. today announced the successful completion of 6,500 corpectomy surgeries performed in 48 states using the company’s expandable vertebral body replacement devices.
“We are pleased with the excellent clinical results and surgeon utilization we have received in the U.S. for our spinal implant systems for vertebral body replacement,” Christoph Ulrich, Managing Partner, ulrich medical®, said. “Patients and surgeons are looking for proven medical solutions, especially in the area of implant technologies. Our completion of 6,500 successful implants in the market sector of Trauma/Tumor speaks for itself,” he added.
Hans Stover, President and Chief Executive Officer of ulrich medical USA, said, “We are different from most spine companies in the U.S. in that we are private, profitable, not targeting an IPO, and not pursuing explosive growth through venture capital resources. We are here to stay. Our company is celebrating our 100th year as a privately-held, family-owned company, and we intend to continue developing meaningful and proven products that produce superior patient outcomes for years to come.”