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2014-04-01 16:25:52

FRANKLIN, Mass., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface Inc., (www.arthrosurface.com), a developer of less-invasive joint restoration systems, performed its first hammertoe correction surgeries in February using the new, sterile and completely disposable ToeMATE system. It consists of two intramedullary bone screws, a morse-taper interlock pin and hand driven preparation tools. The product has FDA Clearance for use in small joints, thereby making it a versatile system for fusions...

2014-03-07 16:22:53

FRANKLIN, Mass., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface, Inc. (www.arthrosurface.com), a developer of less-invasive joint restoration systems, received FDA Clearance for its new ToeMotion(TM) Total Toe Restoration System, which it will launch at the AAOS meeting in New Orleans next week. Using its patented and proven fixation technology, the ToeMotion(TM) system consists of a Metatarsal based HemiCAP(®) implant and a new inlay metal baseplate with a poly insert for 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...

2011-01-20 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Orthopedics, Inc., a leader in orthopedic extremity implants, announces the expansion of the MOVEMENT(TM) Great Toe Implant System to include a total arthroplasty component. This complete great toe arthroplasty system now allows surgeons the intra-operative choice to perform hemi-resurfacing for either side of the joint or total joint replacement. Available in four sizes, the MOVEMENT Great Toe System provides cannulated...

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...

2009-01-15 07:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no wonder that millions of Americans suffer from some form of foot pain. The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) estimates that by age 50, the majority of people have logged 75,000 miles on their feet. For many, the pain is severe enough to warrant a trip to the podiatrist or foot doctor. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090115/CG59028) Among the most common foot problems are 'hammertoes:' a bending of the second, third...


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