|[March 19, 2013]
Hatch Medical Announces Issuance of Two Patents for Percutaneous Spinal Stabilization System
ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--
Medical device incubator and technology brokerage firm, Hatch Medical,
L.L.C. today announced the issuance of US Patent No. 8,357,197 and US
Patent No. 8,357,198 related to their percutaneous spinal stabilization
system. Hatch Medical previously entered into a joint venture with
physician inventor J. Kevin McGraw, M.D. to develop and market the
"microinvasive" spinal stabilization technology to the medical device
A published author, editor and noted lecturer on interventional
radiological procedures of the spine, Dr. McGraw's proprietary
technology and design elements provide a minimally invasive means to
stabilize adjacent vertebrae while preserving patient mobility. The
system involves an image-guided, 10 gauge percutaneous placement of a
series of curved stabilization rods cros-linking adjacent vertebrae.
"We believe our percutaneous system will provide an effective
alternative to treat discogenic back pain," commented physician inventor
J. Kevin McGraw. "Our system permits a fast, efficacious and cost
effective option to stabilize and support the targeted region," added
The development of percutaneous, minimally invasive spinal procedures
has yielded major improvements in reducing recovery time and
postoperative pain. "The issuance of these patents is a supportive step
in the evolution of next generation spinal stabilization devices,"
commented Steven Hvozda, a Principal member of Hatch Medical. "We're
excited to move aggressively forward with the implementation of our
market strategy," added Mr. Hvozda.
Founded in 2000, Hatch Medical is an incubator and broker of medical
device technologies, assisting clients in the sale, license or
distribution of valuable medical device assets.
For additional information on this, or other Hatch Medical, L.L.C.
products and services, e-mail the company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This release and additional news about Hatch Medical can be obtained by
visiting the company's web site at: http://www.hatchmedical.com.
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