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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...

2011-06-20 09:25:00

ATLANTA, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape Solutions, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced it has developed new, larger sizes of its ExoShape CL, a two-part PEEK Altera(TM) interference fixation device that simplifies and improves soft tissue graft fixation during anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery. The announcement comes after MedShape received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Special 510(k) clearance,...

2011-04-26 07:55:00

ATLANTA, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape Solutions, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced that it has been notified of CE Marking approval for the Morphix(TM) Anchor and the ExoShape(TM) Interference Fixation Device. The CE Marking confirms that both medical devices comply with the essential requirements of relevant European health, safety, and environmental protection legislation, and have been subjected to conformity assessment...

2011-03-28 08:50:00

ATLANTA, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape Solutions, the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced that it has been named as a graduate of Georgia Tech's Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC). The company will be recognized at the 2011 ATDC Startup Showcase to be held Monday, May 9 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, where emerging technology company members and graduate members have the opportunity to exhibit their...

2011-02-15 07:50:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape Solutions, the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced that it has received a Tibbetts Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for its innovative shape memory medical devices. These prestigious awards, named for Roland Tibbetts, (acknowledged as the father of the Small Business Innovation Research - SBIR - Program), are presented to small businesses and individuals who represent...

2011-02-14 07:50:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What MedShape will be demonstrating the recently introduced ExoShape(TM) interference fixation device for ACL reconstruction that preserves soft tissue graft orientation, provides superior graft protection, and class-leading fixation. ExoShape(TM) CL, a two-part PEEK Altera(TM) interference fixation device simplifies and improves soft tissue graft fixation during anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery. The product was recently...

2011-02-08 07:50:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape Solutions, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced the introduction and first human clinical use of ExoShape(TM) CL, a two-part PEEK Altera(TM) interference fixation device that simplifies and improves soft tissue graft fixation during anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery. After receiving 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the product was used...

2010-12-13 08:07:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape Solutions, Inc., the world's leading developer of innovative orthopedic medical devices from shape memory materials, today announced a strategic investment and development agreement from In-Q-Tel (IQT), the strategic investment firm that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. MedShape's business is built on a technology platform of proprietary shape memory polymers and shape...


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