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2011-03-15 13:00:00

CHICAGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Developed by Neue Magnetodyn and represented by ICAP Ocean Tomo, this portfolio represents the second lot available from Neue Magnetodyn that will be auctioned at ICAP Ocean Tomo's Spring 2011 Live IP Auction event March 31st in New York City. The assets of this lot disclose an advanced electro-nail implant system used for electro-magnetic bone stimulation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/CG20517LOGO) Key Characteristics &...

2011-02-11 15:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoma Orthopedic Products announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain key assets of NovaLign Orthopaedics, Inc. The acquired intellectual property, assets, and licenses relate to novel intramedullary designs for least invasive fracture fixation. Complementary to Sonoma's proprietary WaviBody(TM) Technology, it is another type of flexible-to-rigid science that allows implants to be inserted into bones in a flexible...

2010-10-18 17:02:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. (BME), a privately held medical device company and leader in orthopedic shape memory implant technology, announces the nationwide launch of the HammerLock(TM) Intramedullary Nitinol Fixation System for use in the correction of hammertoes. A hammertoe is a permanent and sometimes painful deformity of the proximal joint of the 2nd through 5th toes. Hundreds of thousands of people seek treatment each year for this condition...

2010-09-02 07:07:00

TORONTO, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the Japanese plate and screw market will be driven by strong surgeon acceptance and adoption, driving this market to over $170 million by 2014. Japanese surgeons are increasingly adopting anatomic, locking plating systems, such as Acumed's Acu-Loc plates and Synthes' Locking Compression Plates, in order to manage complex, periarticular fractures....

2010-04-13 09:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Custom Spine announced today that David Brumfield has joined the Custom Spine team as Senior Vice President of Research and Development. David brings with him 31 years of experience in developing orthopedic and spinal medical devices. He holds 33 US patents and is well-published in the orthopedic field. David began his biomedical engineering career at Richards Manufacturing Company in Memphis in 1979. For 12 years, he held positions of increasing...

2009-09-02 00:55:05

It may pay for those needing surgery to wait until morning if given a choice, U.S. researchers suggest. The study, published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, found after-hours orthopedic surgeries risk a slightly higher rate of necessary follow-up surgeries. Although everyone wants to be treated immediately, it may be in a patient's best interest to wait until morning, lead author Dr. William M. Ricci of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis said in a statement. The...

2009-03-25 07:04:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- NovaLign(TM) Orthopaedics, Inc., formerly known as OsteoLign, Inc., received its first 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market its Intramedullary Fixation System, a new system of implants and instruments for the treatment of long bone fractures, including the humerus, tibia and femur. This regulatory clearance allows NovaLign(TM) to enter the intramedullary fracture fixation market, estimated to be $700 million in the...


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