Exactech announces successful first surgery with Vantage system
Exactech, Inc announced the successful first surgery using its new Vantage Total Ankle Mobile Bearing System, the newest addition to the Exactech extremities product line. The ankle system represents years of collaboration among Exactech, Valderrabano and a design team at the orthopaedic department of Duke University in Durham, N.C. Mark Easley, MD; James Nunley, MD; and James DeOrio, MD, have already implanted a large number of the fixed bearing version of the Vantage Ankle. The Vantage Ankle Mobile-Bearing System received CE approval in Europe, and full European market availability is slated for 2018. The Vantage Ankle Mobile Bearing System is not available for sale in the U.S.