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FDA clears spine systems
The following spine devices have recently received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA):

Negative pressure wound therapy for surgical incisions
The Prevena Incision Management System from KCI uses an integrated, one-piece dressing to cover and protect closed incisions from external infectious sources, while negative pressure removes fluid and potentially infectious material from the incision. Prevena is designed for linear incisions associated with general surgery, orthopaedic, Ob/Gyn, and cardiothoracic procedures.

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