SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Osseon Therapeutics, Inc., a Santa Rosa, California, manufacturer of spinal medical devices for the minimally invasive treatment of spinal compression fractures, today announced it has signed a five-year agreement with MBA Incorporado, SL to distribute Osseon’s suite of products in the European and South American markets. MBA is a leading medical device marketing and distribution organization and specializes in the sale of products used for treatment of the spine. MBA is the largest private independent distributor of orthopaedic devices in Europe, generating more than $100 million in total sales in 2008.
Osseon’s product line features the Osseoflex and Osseoperm. These products combine to form a unique new procedure termed Osseoplasty to treat painful acute fractures of the vertebrae seen increasingly in older individuals with osteoporosis and osteo-traumatic injuries.
Osseoflex is a steerable and curvable needle that can access the majority of the vertebral body from a single percutaneous access point. The Osseoperm system is customized for delivering optimal viscosity cement and precise cement placement through the Osseoflex needle. The Osseoplasty procedure provides rapid stabilization of vertebral fractures and significant pain relief in most patients within the same day.
MBA will distribute Osseon’s devices to physicians and hospitals throughout the European Union, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Austria, Switzerland, Scandinavia, France, Benelux, Turkey and Germany, as well as Latin America.