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2014-03-18 08:31:27

SAN ANTONIO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BME, Inc. (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc., www.bme-tx.com), the leader and innovator of Nitinol shape memory bone fixation systems, announces the initiation of a strategic partnership with CellRight Technologies, Inc., also located in San Antonio, Texas. The partnership began with BME's launch of the NEW Matrix OI(® )100% human osteoinductive BMP scaffold at the 2014 ACFAS and 2014 AAOS meetings. Unlike other compressible and pliable...

2014-02-04 08:35:33

Shape memory polymer device simplifies and streamlines ACL reconstruction ATLANTA, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced the company received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its ExoShape(®) Femoral Soft Tissue Fastener for use in soft tissue graft fixation on the femoral side of the knee joint during anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery. Set to launch this...

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...

2013-11-27 08:25:10

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BME, Inc. (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc., www.bme-tx.com) is the privately held U.S. leader in shape memory technology for small bone fixation, and the first and only U.S.-based manufacturer of Nitinol implants for use in the foot, hand and wrist. As part of its ongoing effort to develop new and innovative technologies, BME today announces the recent FDA clearance (K131640) of an upgrade to the patent-pending HammerLock(®) Nitinol...

2013-11-21 04:20:14

ALBANY, New York, November 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Market Research Report Added in MarketResearchReports.Biz Reports Database: Resource Circulation Equipment Market For Automotive, Construction, Electrical & Electronics, Paper, Plastic & Polymers, Metal, Oil & Gas And Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, And Forecast 2013 - 2019...

2013-11-06 23:00:52

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Smart Grid Market in China 2012-2016” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/smart-grid-market-in-china-2012-2016 Albany, NY (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Smart Grid Market in China 2012-2016 Smart Grid market in China to grow at a CAGR of 28.30 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing need for grid connecting and...

2013-10-23 10:17:24

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have successfully added a fourth dimension to their printing technology, opening up exciting possibilities for the creation and use of adaptive, composite materials in manufacturing, packaging and biomedical applications. A team led by H. Jerry Qi, associate professor of mechanical engineering at CU-Boulder, and his collaborator Martin L. Dunn of the Singapore University of Technology and Design has developed and tested a method for 4D...

2013-10-22 23:00:50

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have successfully added a fourth dimension to their printing technology, opening up exciting possibilities for the creation and use of adaptive, composite materials in manufacturing, packaging and biomedical applications. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have successfully added a fourth dimension to their printing technology, opening up exciting possibilities for the creation and use of...

2013-10-16 12:24:16

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BME, Inc. (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc., www.bme-tx.com) is the privately held U.S. leader in shape memory technology for small bone fixation. BME is the first US-based manufacturer of Nitinol Implants and Instruments for use in the foot, hand and wrist. Marketed under the brands: Speed(TM) (fully-disposable continuous active compression system), HammerLock® (intramedullary hammertoe correction system), OSStaple(TM) (nitinol continuous...

2013-07-08 10:41:50

It's squishy, synthetic, flexible, mostly water and almost as tough as rubber. No, it's not "flubber" — it's a hydrogel, and now scientists at The University of Akron are exploring new biomedical uses for this polymer-based product. Dr. Jie Zheng, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and Dr. Robert Weiss, Hezzleton E. Simmons professor and chair of polymer engineering, are among the most recent to contribute to the growing research of...