Navigation Links
ETEX Corporation Announces FDA Clearance of Small Size Beta-bsm(TM) Injectable Paste and Gamma-bsm(TM) Moldable Putty
Date:4/27/2009

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ETEX Corporation, a leading orthopaedic biomaterials company, announced today FDA 510k clearance of 1cc and 2.5cc sizes of Beta-bsm(TM) Injectable Paste and Gamma-bsm(TM) Moldable Putty to complement the existing 5cc and 10cc sizes. Both products are bone substitute materials based on ETEX's proprietary nanocrystalline calcium phosphate technology.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080424/NETH117LOGO )

Beta-bsm(TM) and Gamma-bsm(TM) set hard to provide an optimal osteoconductive scaffold that mimics the nanocrystalline structure of human bone. Smaller sizes were developed in direct response to the needs of the small bone market. Both hand and foot/ankle surgeons requested user friendly moldable and injectable materials that set fast, are drillable, provide high compressive strength and remodel into bone over time.

Beta-bsm(TM) Injectable Paste and Gamma-bsm(TM) Moldable Putty are intended for use in filling bone voids or defects of the skeletal system (including extremities, pelvis, and spine) that are not intrinsic to the stability of the bone structure. ETEX's rapidly expanding product portfolio, including EquivaBone(TM), a hard-setting, certified osteoinductive product, is marketed through a growing independent distribution network.

Brian Ennis, CEO of ETEX Corporation, comments, "ETEX is proud of our product development approach, driven by direct customer input. We are excited to offer state of the art bone graft substitutes, formulated for optimal performance and patient outcomes, in sizes complimentary to extremity surgery."

About ETEX Corporation

Established in 1989, ETEX Corporation develops, manufactures and commercializes calcium phosphate-based biomaterials for improved orthopedic clinical outcomes. A leader in bioresorbable bone substitute materials, ETEX focuses on expanding applications through combinations with cells, biologics, or therapeutic agents delivered in minimally invasive and easy to use systems. For more information, visit www.etexcorp.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE ETEX Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. MannKind Corporation to Hold First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call on May 4, 2009
2. Volcano Corporation Schedules First Quarter Conference Call, Webcast
3. WebReach, Inc. Becomes Mirth Corporation
4. Environmental Tectonics Corporation Exhibiting at the Annual Symposium on Advanced Wound Care and Wound Healing Society
5. Clarient Granted Exclusive License to Commercialize Breast Cancer Biomarker by Indiana University Research and Technology Corporation
6. GenVault Corporation Launches its Latest Centralized and Standardized Software Solution for Biobanking and Biological Sample Management, GenConnect 3.2
7. General Patent Corporation Calls New Patent Reform Bill Harmful to Inventors and Entrepreneurs
8. The Journal of Cardiac Failure Publishes Results From Celladon Corporations First-in-Human Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial in Advanced Heart Failure
9. Siemens Healthcare Announces Planned Collaboration with Harris Corporation
10. Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Participation at APWCA National Conference
11. Webcast Alert: Neogen Corporation Announces 3rd Quarter Results Conference Call
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 A person commits a crime, ... scene to track the criminal down. An outbreak ... and Drug Administration (FDA) uses DNA evidence to track down ... Sound far-fetched? It,s not. The FDA has increasingly used ... investigations of foodborne illnesses. Put as simply as possible, whole ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June, 23, 2016  The Biodesign Challenge (BDC), a ... ways to harness living systems and biotechnology, announced its ... in New York City . ... students, showcased projects at MoMA,s Celeste Bartos Theater during ... , MoMA,s senior curator of architecture and design, and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2016 , ... In a ... Hospital in Denmark detail how a patient who developed lymphedema after being treated for ... The results could change the paradigm for dealing with this debilitating, frequent side effect ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 On Wednesday, ... at 4,833.32, down 0.22%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged ... closed at 2,085.45, down 0.17%. Stock-Callers.com has initiated coverage on ... ), Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR ), Aralez Pharmaceuticals ... (NASDAQ: BIND ). Learn more about these stocks ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/26/2016)... LONDON , April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... Systems, a product subsidiary of Infosys (NYSE: ... partnership to integrate the Onegini mobile security platform ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20151104/283829LOGO ) The integration ... security to access and transact across channels. Using ...
(Date:4/15/2016)... 15, 2016  A new partnership announced today ... underwriting decisions in a fraction of the time ... and high-value life insurance policies to consumers without ... With Force Diagnostics, rapid testing (A1C, Cotinine and ... (blood pressure, weight, pulse, BMI, and activity data) ...
(Date:4/13/2016)... , April 13, 2016  IMPOWER physicians supporting ... are setting a new clinical standard in telehealth thanks ... By leveraging the higi platform, IMPOWER patients can routinely ... pulse and body mass index, and, when they opt ... and convenient visit to a local retail location at ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):