Kapstone Partner Shoulder Options Announces 510(k) Clearance for the AFT Proximal Humerus Fracture Plate

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Shoulder Options Incorporated, a developer and manufacturer of orthopedic devices, announces that the company has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its AFTTM Proximal Humerus Fracture Plate, and will begin a limited user release immediately.

“Our philosophy is to innovate when possible, or at least improve the state of the art,” added C. Scott Humphrey, MD, Chief Innovation Officer of Shoulder Options. “With this release, our portfolio of novel shoulder devices continues to expand.”

Shoulder Options Incorporated, a developer and manufacturer of orthopedic devices, announces that the company has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its AFTTM Proximal Humerus Fracture Plate, and will begin a limited user release immediately. The AFTTM Proximal Humerus Fracture Plate is intended for the treatment of fractures and fracture dislocations, osteotomies, and non-unions of the proximal humerus.

“After years of experience with many different designs of proximal humeral locking plates, I am pleased to see Shoulder Options introduce a novel design with innovative instrumentation that allows for anatomical reconstruction of the fractured proximal humerus,” commented T. Bradley Edwards, MD, of the Fondren Orthopedic Group in Houston, TX. Dr. Edwards is recognized internationally as a leading author and speaker on orthopedic shoulder topics.

“Our philosophy is to innovate when possible, or at least improve the state of the art,” added C. Scott Humphrey, MD, Chief Innovation Officer of Shoulder Options. “With this release, our portfolio of novel shoulder devices continues to expand.”

Shoulder Options is a niche orthopedic device company whose mission is to improve patient quality of life through the creation of state-of-the-art treatments for conditions affecting the shoulder. To learn more about Shoulder Options and the AFTTM Proximal Humerus Fracture Plate visit http://www.shoulderoptions.com/IP.htm.

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