28 Jan 2014

Nextremity Solutions Presents Re+Line Bunion Correction System Early Results

Warsaw, IN, January 28, 2014 – Early

28 Jan 2014

Warsaw, IN, January 28, 2014 – Early results of the limited commercial release of the Re+Line Bunion Correction System were presented during the New York Podiatric Clinical Conference (NYSPMA) held in New York on January 24-26.

Lon S. Weiner, M.D., Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, presented early clinical results of several of his patients.  Dr. Weiner commented, “ The preliminary results with Re+Line are very encouraging.  By achieving superior stability, we have observed faster healing, earlier weight bearing and less post-operative pain than with other techniques and implants”.  We look forward to further tracking of these positive early patient outcomes”.

The new Re+Line system has obtained FDA clearance and CE mark certification is pending.  Re+Line complements the company’s flagship product, the Nextra Hammertoe Correction System. Nextremity Solutions estimates that over 400,000 bunion surgeries were performed in the US in 2013 and that 30-40% of bunion operations are performed together with hammertoe surgery.

Leerink Swann, a leading investment bank, estimates the US bunion surgery market is valued at $240 million.  The bunion segment is fragmented with over 130 different techniques reported in the literature.  The Re+Line system is designed to provide surgeons with a convenient, single-use kit which combines the Re+Line Bunion Correction Plate with the necessary instruments for a precise bunionectomy with stable fixation and uniform compression.

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