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2014-03-31 08:30:45

Flexible, cancellous bone allografts are used in spine surgery, either alone or as a bone graft extender to stimulate natural bone formation processes MINNEAPOLIS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Spine, Inc., a global leader in spine innovation, today announced the U.S. market launch of a comprehensive family of Puros Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM) with Reverse Phase Medium (RPM) Putty, Putty with Chips, Gel and Paste, and Puros DBM Block and Strip products - bone graft...

2014-03-18 23:00:52

New sterile option provides tissue banks and tissue processing centers added convenience and safety in their operations. Birmingham, OH (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Exsurco Medical, Inc. has introduced a single-use, sterile disposable for its Amalgatome® SK Skin Debridement Device, the newest advancement in excision science for tissue banks. Technicians now have the choice of purchasing factory-packaged sterile disposables, or using non-sterile versions that they sterilize in their lab...

2014-03-15 23:01:39

Patients undergoing meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) surgery require an additional operation approximately 32% of the time, but overall see a 95% success rate after an average five-year follow-up, according to new research released today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Patients undergoing meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) surgery require an additional operation approximately 32% of the...

2014-03-13 16:27:19

HORSHOLM, Denmark, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced the U.S. FDA accepted for standard review the company's New Drug Application (NDA) for Envarsus(®) for the prevention of organ rejection in adult kidney transplant patients. Envarsus(®) is Veloxis' once-daily tacrolimus based on the company's proprietary MELTDOSE technology. Key points: -- FDA has set a target review date under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA)...

2014-03-11 16:26:18

Results provide significant support to advance i-FACTOR(TM) Peptide Enhanced Bone Graft for FDA regulatory review. WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerapedics, Inc., an orthobiologics company focused on developing and commercializing novel peptide enhanced bone graft products based on its proprietary synthetic small peptide (P-15) technology platform, today presented preliminary outcomes data from a FDA Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) clinical trial for...

2014-03-11 16:25:46

EDISON, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF), the world's leading tissue bank today announced the recipients of its 2014 Research Grants. Since 1987, MTF has been at the forefront of research focused on the transplantation of donated human tissue, with approximately $38 million awarded through 2013. MTF anticipates awarding close to $2 million in grants and awards in the 2014 calendar year. The 2014 grant recipients approved for...

2014-03-04 16:26:08

THE COMPANY TO EXHIBIT AT THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS (AAOS) MARIETTA, Ga., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it will present at the 2014 Canaccord|Genuity Musculoskeletal Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO,...

2014-03-04 16:25:27

CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AlloSource (allosource.org), one of the nation's largest providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures, and the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts, announced the donation of bone allografts to surgeons from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center who traveled to India to perform free surgeries for children afflicted with spine and upper extremity deformities. The...

2014-03-03 16:24:51

LONDON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: UK Orthopedic Devices Market Report, 2005 - 2018Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for UK orthopedic devices market and its product categories. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for each product type, growth trends and market shares of companies at sector and category level. It's vital "cross...

2014-02-18 16:26:44

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter Stevens, the Vice President of Research & Development and Marketing at AlloSource (allosource.org), one of the nation's largest non-profit providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures, and the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts, has been named to the Advisory Board for the University of Denver's Professional Sciences Master's Program in Biomedical Sciences....


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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