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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...

2014-01-07 08:31:33

First NiTiNOL-based large joint fusion device reaches 100 implantations in limited launch ATLANTA, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today reported on the first wave of clinical outcomes in patients who have received the DynaNail(®) TTC Fusion System. To date during its targeted soft launch period, DynaNail has been successfully implanted in over 100 tibiotalocalcaneal (TTC) fusion procedures. Because the...

2011-08-09 07:01:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape Solutions, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced its new DynaNail(TM) Intramedullary Ankle Fusion Nail. Ankle fusion is performed to relieve pain in patients with severely degenerative ankle joints, to correct joint deformities or to revise failed total ankle replacements. The DynaNail's unique, patented design utilizes shape memory alloy technology to actively adapt to changes, such as local...

2011-08-02 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape Solutions, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced that it has been granted a patent from the United States Copyright and Patent Office for its innovative shape memory alloy based technology. The patent, U.S. Patent No. 7,985,222, was granted July 26, 2011 for "Osteosynthetic Implants, Methods of Use and Manufacture." Scientists at MedShape developed the patented technology to address the...

2011-03-11 10:00:00

Technology offers new options for patients undergoing bone grafts for foot, ankle conditions FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When patients need a bone graft for a foot or ankle surgery, bone often is taken from another part of their body. Now surgeons are using new methods to get bone material and even stem cells right "off the shelf," according to Glenn M. Weinraub, DPM, FACFAS, a California foot and ankle surgeon who is leading a discussion among surgeons on the...

2010-08-02 20:37:56

Scientists have developed a material for bone grafts that could one day replace the 'gold standard' natural bone implants. A new study shows how particles of a ceramic called calcium phosphate have the ability to stimulate promising bone regrowth by attracting stem cells and 'growth factors' to promote healing and the integration of the grafted tissue. "The rate of bone repair we see with these materials rivals that of traditional grafts using a patients' own bone," said Professor Joost de...


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  • Licking.
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