Flowonix Medical (Mount Olive, N.J.) reported FDA approval of its Patient Therapy Controller (PTC), a product that interfaces with the company's Prometra platform of intrathecal infusion devices. The PTC is a hand-held device with a touch screen that allows the patient to initiate a bolus delivery of pain medication from the implanted pump.
Stryker (Kalamazoo, Mich.)reported FDA 510(k) clearance for its Mako total knee application. The clearance expands Stryker's current Mako offering of partial knee and total hip applications to provide a comprehensive solution in the robotic reconstructive service line, Stryker said. The company said it will initiate a limited market release by the end of the year.