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2014-04-22 04:21:26

Off-the shelf biologic medical device is now approved and poised for introduction in the EU for use in certain anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee surgeries SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aperion Biologics, Inc. was granted the CE Mark approval for its lead product, the Z-Lig(TM) ACLR device, to be used by surgeons in the European Union and other territories that accept the CE Mark. The Z-Lig(TM) is the first engineered biologic device for treatment of revision...

2014-04-18 16:22:59

Company recognized for commitment to process excellence CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 18, 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, has been awarded the Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (RMPEx) Timberline Performance Award during a ceremony held today. The award recognizes AlloSource's...

2014-04-11 23:02:54

Every year, thousands of Americans die waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant because there just aren't enough organ donors. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital offers 12 facts about becoming an organ donor. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Top 12 Facts About Becoming an Organ Donor Every year, thousands of Americans die waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant because there just aren't enough organ donors. Only 21 percent of New Yorkers are registered organ donors, compared...

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,...


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