SyncMedical Receives ANVISA Regulatory Approval to Offer Spine and Internal Medicine Products in Brazil
STOUGHTON, Mass., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SyncMedical  LLC today announced that the Brazilian ANVISA (Agencia Nacional de Vigilancia Sanitaria – Brazilian National Health Surveillance Agency) has approved their Ethos Spine  Pedicle Screw System for sale in Brazil. SyncMedical's Ethos Spine product line was developed to fulfill the need for quality and cost effective treatment solutions to surgeons in the ever-growing, ever-changing field of spine surgery. The Ethos Spine product line provides U.S. manufactured minimally invasive solutions to fit the needs of the global medical community. Ethos product offerings include the Ethos C-Spacer, the Ethos PEEK VBR System and the above mentioned Ethos Pedicle Screw System.
Earlier this month SyncMedical also received ANVISA approval for the Spirus Medical Endo-Ease Discovery System. SyncMedical is the exclusive Latin American distributor for Spirus Medical, Inc. a core product line of SyncMedical's Internal Medicine Division.
Spirus Medical , Inc. is a leader in bringing novel innovations to the GI market. The company pioneered the concept of "spiral endoscopy" with the introduction of the Endo-Ease Discovery ® SB for deep enteroscopy and the Vista® Retrograde for colonoscopy and ileoscopy. These rotate-to-advance technologies utilize a spiral element on an over-tube to advance and anchor medical devices in natural orifices of the body or a surgically created opening. The company is presently developing a flexible endoscope with an integral drive to power a single use spiral component.
SyncMedical LLC 
SyncMedical LLC is an affiliated company of STD Med, Inc. SyncMedical develops, produces and markets medical devices exclusively for regions outside of the Unit