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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....

2014-02-12 08:29:25

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 12, 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 Health Care Services Corporation (HCSC) has confirmed that the Company's EpiFix® allograft has been awarded reimbursement coverage. HCSC is the largest customer-owned health insurance company in the United States with nearly 14...

2014-02-08 16:20:37

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Biologics LLC, an integrated biotechnology company engaged in the development and commercialization of innovative biologic products derived from the placental tissues, is pleased to announce that Applied Biologics has been awarded a GSA Schedule 20 contract and is now certified to provide goods and services to the Federal government on a national scale. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/LA60748LOGO )...

2014-02-03 16:25:36

Flexible, cancellous bone allografts are used in spine surgery, either alone or as a bone graft extender to stimulate natural bone formation processes MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Spine, Inc., a global leader in spine innovation, today announced the U.S. market launch of Puros Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM) Block and Strip -- bone graft substitutes used to stimulate natural bone formation processes in spine surgical procedures. Used alone or as a bone graft...

2014-01-31 23:27:30

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Bone Grafts markets. Global market for Bone Graft Substitutes is projected to reach US$2.9 billion by 2020, driven primarily by aging global population, increasing number of orthopedic surgeries, advances in bone graft materials, and development of innovative products. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Bone is the second largest transplanted tissue after blood. Bone grafting are procedures...

2014-01-27 16:25:09

The company's unique services to improve employee health and reduce costs of healthcare set it apart from other employers CENTENNIAL, Colo., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AlloSource (www.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, was awarded 61(st) place in the 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America competition,...

2014-01-24 23:23:20

California Transplant Donor Network, third largest nonprofit in the country devoted to saving and improving lives through donation, had more than 2,000 tissue donors in 2013, meaning corneas for the sight impaired and skin for burn victims, among others. Also recovered more than 900 organs for transplantation. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 California Transplant Donor Network completed its fourth year as a tissue recovery agency with a new high mark of 2,006 eye and tissue donors...

2014-01-22 12:26:30

Local organ procurement organization announces increase in driver's license office registration and lives saved through donation and transplantation DENVER, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A record 463 people received lifesaving organ transplants in 2013 thanks to 148 selfless donors in Colorado and Wyoming, according to Donor Alliance, the federally-designated, non-profit organ procurement organization and American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) accredited tissue bank serving the...


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