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Bold Leadership for a New Era: ulrich medical USA® Welcomes Jim Bruty as Chief Executive Officer to Build Upon its Legacy of Innovation

PLANO, TexasJan. 24, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — ulrich medical USA, the pioneer in expandable corpectomy devices and a market leader in spine technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Bruty as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Bruty joined the company in March 2023 as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) and brings over 20 years of commercial leadership within the orthopedic and spine technology industry.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jim into this new role,” said Klaus Kiesel, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ulrich medical USA and Chief Executive Officer, ulrich medical. “Jim is an experienced commercial executive with deep industry knowledge and meaningful relationships within the spine surgeon community. He is passionate about our mission and values and is the right leader to guide ulrich medical USA through its next phase of growth.”

Mr. Bruty joined ulrich medical USA with an impressive track record of success in the orthopedic and spine sectors. As the company’s COO, Mr. Bruty directed a variety of activities including commercial development, marketing, customer service, administration, and operations. Prior to joining ulrich medical USA, he spent 10 years at 4WEB Medical as SVP of Sales and Marketing where he led all commercial activities. Before that, Mr. Bruty spent nine years at Stryker where he held numerous roles of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing leadership. Mr. Bruty also worked for Brainlab for several years.

“I am honored to lead ulrich medical USA and build upon its legacy of excellence,” commented Mr. Bruty. “Together with the talented team already in place and the high-quality suite of products we offer spine surgeons for their degenerative, deformity, and trauma procedures, I am confident that we can achieve even greater success.”

Mr. Bruty succeeds Hans Stover, who played a crucial role in establishing a foundation of growth and profitability for ulrich medical USA over his 14-year tenure.

About ulrich medical USA

ulrich medical USA, headquartered in Plano, Texas is a subsidiary of ulrich medical, an innovative medical technology company headquartered in Ulm, Germany. Founded in 1912 by Heinrich C. Ulrich, the family-owned, privately held company is focused on the development, manufacturing and marketing of cutting-edge medical technology that restores function and alignment of the spine through excellence in design and manufacturing. Pioneers of expandable technology, surgeons worldwide have trusted in ulrich products for over 100 years.

US designed technology, German manufacturing integrity.

Information on ulrich medical USA and its complete line of surgical solutions for spine pathologies can be found at www.ulrichmedicalusa.com.

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ulrich medical USA® Announces FDA Clearance for Expanded Indications of Momentum® and Momentum® MIS Systems

Expanded indications allow Posterior Spinal Fixation Systems to be used with V-STEADY Bone Cement for bone tumor management 

PLANO, TexasDec. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — ulrich medical USA, the pioneer in expandable corpectomy devices and a market leader in spine technology, today announced FDA clearance for expanded indications of the Momentum and Momentum MIS Posterior Spinal Fixation Systems. The expanded indications allow for both Momentum and Momentum MIS systems to be used in conjunction with G21 V-STEADY Radiopaque Bone Cement to help restore the integrity of the spinal column in patients with advanced stage tumors.

Momentum and Momentum MIS Posterior Spinal Fixation Systems and V-STEADY Bone Cement

“I’m excited that I can now use Momentum in conjunction with V-STEADY,” said Alekos Theologis, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Spine Surgery at UCSF Health. “Momentum has been a valuable treatment option and this enhancement will be beneficial to a segment of my patients.”

The Momentum and Momentum MIS Posterior Spinal Fixation Systems are used to provide stabilization, fixation and correction of the thoracolumbar and sacroiliac spine. These fixation systems enable surgeons to manage a comprehensive range of adult degenerative and deformity cases, including connections from occiput to pelvis, bone cement augmentation, and revisions for adjacent segment disease in restoration of spinal alignment in open or percutaneous procedures.

“We are pleased to have received this expanded indication from the FDA”, said Eric Lucas, Ph.D., Vice President of Technology at ulrich medical USA. “The combination of Momentum with V-STEADY offers our surgeon customers a new treatment option to support their most challenging patients.”

About ulrich medical USA

ulrich medical USA, headquartered in Plano, Texas is a subsidiary of ulrich medical, an innovative medical technology company headquartered in Ulm, Germany. Founded in 1912 by Heinrich C. Ulrich, the family-owned, privately held company is focused on the development, manufacturing and marketing of cutting-edge medical technology that restores function and alignment of the spine through excellence in design and manufacturing. Pioneers of expandable technology, surgeons worldwide have trusted in ulrich products for over 100 years.

US designed technology, German manufacturing integrity.

Information on ulrich medical USA and its complete line of surgical solutions for spine pathologies can be found at www.ulrichmedicalusa.com.

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ulrich medical USA® Brings Strong Momentum® to U.S. Product Launch

Announces Nationwide Rollout of Innovative Rod-Screw System

ST. LOUIS, MO (July 13, 2020) – ulrich medical USA, Inc., a medical device company focused on developing and commercializing musculoskeletal implant technologies in the United States announced the nationwide commercial release of the Momentum Posterior Spinal Fixation System.

“After completing hundreds of procedures during the alpha launch, Momentum has already made its mark with an enthusiastic reception and positive reviews from our alpha surgeon users,” said Erika Strecker-Laskey, Chief Commercial Officer, ulrich medical USA. “Even amid the healthcare challenges presented by the Covid-19 crisis, we have seen steadily-increasing use of Momentum during this time and a growing demand for more sets.”

Dr. Christopher F. Wagener of Allentown, PA performed multiple procedures with Momentum during the alpha launch period and said, “Momentum gives surgeons exactly what they need, both simplicity and reliability.”

Developed in St. Louis, Missouri, the new Momentum rod-screw system includes polyaxial, reduction, and iliac screws, and is compatible with ulrich medical USA’s neon3® Universal OCT Spinal Stabilization System via transition rods and connectors. This offering allows for surgical constructs capable of bridging from the sacroiliac to the cervical spine. All screws for the Momentum System are offered in a range of lengths, diameters, and angulations to accommodate unique patient anatomy. Screws are available from Ø 4.5mm to Ø 10.0mm, and in lengths from 25mm to 110mm. The system also offers both titanium and cobalt chrome rods (curved and straight) in Ø 5.5mm and Ø 6.0mm diameters. Single-use drills and taps guarantee consistent instrument performance for optimized clinical results. In addition, specialty surgical instrument modules are available for iliac fixation and deformity (basic) applications.

ulrich medical USA® Gains Momentum® in the U.S. Spine Implant Market

Demonstrates Continued Innovation with Market Entry of New Flagship Rod-Screw System

ST. LOUIS, MO (December 6, 2019) – ulrich medical USA, Inc., a medical device company focused on developing and commercializing musculoskeletal implant technologies in the United States, announced today the commercial release of its inaugural rod-screw system which was developed in St. Louis, Missouri. The Momentum Posterior Spinal Fixation System is the newest addition to ulrich medical USA’s growing portfolio of industry-leading spine surgery solutions.

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ulrich medical USA™ Introduces New Spinal Implant for U.S. Market neon™ OCT System for Complex Spine Applications

Expands Market Position into Modular Posterior Stabilization Implant Technologies for Minimally-Invasive Surgery and Traditional Approaches

ST. LOUIS, MO (November 16, 2012) – ulrich medical USA, Inc., today announced the U.S. market release of the neon™ Occipito-Cervico-Thoracic (OCT) System. neon OCT is a low profile, German-engineered spinal implant system that is designed for the surgical stabilization and fixation of the posterior regions of the spine.

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ulrich medical USA® Announces Market Release of neon3 Posterior Cervical System

Introduces New Flagship Product to Anchor U.S. Cervical Spine Implant Portfolio

ST. LOUIS, MO (July 13, 2016) – ulrich medical USA, Inc., a medical device company focused on developing and commercializing musculoskeletal implant technologies in the United States, announced today the market release of the neon3™ Posterior Cervical System, which is intended to provide immobilization and stabilization of spinal segments as an adjunct to fusion or for a number of acute and chronic instabilities of the cervical and thoracic spine.

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ulrich medical USA® Releases New Spinal Implant for U.S. Market: uCentum® Comprehensive Posterior System

Introduces Revolutionary Cannulated and Fenestrated Screw System for MIS and Open Spinal Fusion Applications

ST. LOUIS, MO (June 12, 2014) – ulrich medical USA, Inc., today announced the U.S. market release of the uCentum Comprehensive Posterior System for open and minimally invasive (MIS) surgical approaches which is intended to provide immobilization and stabilization of spinal segments as an adjunct to fusion of the thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine (T1-S2).

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ulrich medical USA™ Releases New Spinal Implant for U.S. Market flamenco™ Thoracolumbar Rod-Screw System

Expands Product Portfolio for Complex Spine and Degenerative Fusion Applications

ST. LOUIS, MO (February 20, 2013) – ulrich medical USA, Inc., today announced the U.S. market release of the flamenco™ Universal Spinal Fixation System which is designed to enhance decompression and stabilization of the thoracic and lumbosacral spine when used for fusion surgeries.

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