Navigation Links
OXPEKK-IG Device Viking Gains Regulatory Approval in Korea
Date:7/8/2010

KFDA Acceptance of OXPEKK-IG Implantable Polymer

(PRWEB) July 8, 2010 -- Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) is very pleased to announce that the firm’s OXPEKK-IG long-term implantable polymer has been accepted by the Korean Food and Drug Administration (KFDA). The KFDA approved the Viking interspinous spinal device made by OPM’s customer Sintea Plustek.

Acceptance by the KFDA effectively opens the Korean market for Sintea Plustek and is at the same time a major milestone for OPM. “Gaining regulatory approval for our products requires long-term commitment and focus,” said Scott DeFelice, President and CEO of OPM. “With broad acceptance of OXPEKK-IG in Europe and South America, we are delighted that our Asian strategy is now moving to a commercial phase.” OPM has numerous maturing developments in the Korean market and this approval is expected to have near-term commercial impact.

The Viking device produced by Sintea Plustek is, according to excellent reviews from leading surgeons at the Hesperia Hospital and the S. C. Ortopedia and Traumatologia in Milan, a sophisticated device with a brilliant design and optimal biochemical and biomechanical features. “Sintea has been a customer of OPM for more than four years and we find their products, organization and business approach to be very desirable,” said Franco Ronchi, Technical Manager at Sintea Plustek. “We are of course very pleased that we can now expand the markets available to us and look forward to further cooperation with OPM, which we feel enables efficient technical and commercial expansion.”

OPM’s OXPEKK-IG product is a high-performance, ultra-pure thermoplastic with properties very similar to bone. The product is polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) and is within the class of Polyaryletherketone polymers (PAEK). OXPEKK-IG has been extensively implanted
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Texas Tech, U of Utah win Sandia microdevice competition
2. Diabetes Care Devices Market In Brazil, Russia, India, China (BRIC) Worth $570.56 Million In 2014
3. Medical Device Manufacturer MRPC Drives Quality With ‘Scientific Molding'
4. Ben-Gurion University students develop device to help blind manuever
5. CORDIS Launches ExoSeal(TM) Vascular Closure Device
6. Redsense Medical Receives FDA Clearance for the Redsense Safety Device for Home/Self use During Home Hemodialysis
7. Ultra-Fine Metal Tubing Smoothes the Way for Miniaturized Medical Devices
8. PolyTouch Medical Ltd. Announces the Submission of a Premarket Application for PatchAssist - an Innovative Mesh Deployment and Placement Device for Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
9. InterTech Service to Counter Widely Reported Problems in Automotive, Medical Device and Other Industries Requiring Rigorous Quality Standards
10. Medical Device Designers Avoid the Pitfalls of Outsourcing Medical Tubing
11. Sorting device for analyzing biological reactions puts the power of a lab in a researchers pocket
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
OXPEKK-IG Device Viking Gains Regulatory Approval in Korea
(Date:10/25/2014)... (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 The ... the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use ... information exchange, announces its appointment of four new ... The workgroup leaders include:, ,     Peter ...     Erik Pupo, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 SonaCare ... focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, announced that its Board ... as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of ... Dr. Carol will take-on expanded responsibilities within the ... as well as overseeing commercialization, manufacturing and finance. ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... , October 24, 2014 ... clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral ... Nadav Kidron will present at FireRock Capital,s ... Capital,s Annual Micro-Cap Conference ,Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 ... New York City , ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the ... Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTX ), Alexion ... Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM ), and StemCells Inc. ... be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register . The ... a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
Breaking Biology Technology:WEDI Appoints Four New Security and Privacy Workgroup Co-chairs 2SonaCare Medical Board of Directors Appoints Dr. Mark Carol as CEO and President 2SonaCare Medical Board of Directors Appoints Dr. Mark Carol as CEO and President 3Oramed to Present at the FireRock Annual Micro-Cap Conference 2Oramed to Present at the FireRock Annual Micro-Cap Conference 3Biotech Stocks Technical Data - CytRx, Vertex Pharma, Alexion Pharma, Peregrine Pharma, and StemCells 2Biotech Stocks Technical Data - CytRx, Vertex Pharma, Alexion Pharma, Peregrine Pharma, and StemCells 3Biotech Stocks Technical Data - CytRx, Vertex Pharma, Alexion Pharma, Peregrine Pharma, and StemCells 4Biotech Stocks Technical Data - CytRx, Vertex Pharma, Alexion Pharma, Peregrine Pharma, and StemCells 5
... for Combining Efficiency and Renewables into an Energy ... recognized as an important component to America' energy ... discussion about including Energy Efficiency into what many ... Standards (RPS) . The whole idea being that ...
... Merge eFilm announced Wednesday that its net income ... same quarter last year. Though its net sales, at ... bottom line suffered because it paid more than twice ... quarter ending June 30 were $1,497,000, up from $1,400,000 ...
... partnership to provide travel solution , ,ROCHESTER, ... Concur Technologies, Inc. announced Monday the formation ... that will deliver benchmarking information to travel managers ... Runzheimer, an international consulting firm specializing in travel ...
Cached Biology Technology:Energy efficiency is no longer the Rodney Dangerfield of energy 2Energy efficiency is no longer the Rodney Dangerfield of energy 3Runzheimer and Concur develop travel management service 2
(Date:10/15/2014)... from strains of influenza virus increases with the latest ... complacent that the most substantial threats have been identified, ... arise when a new virus strain – against which ... in the human population. There have been five such ... which – the 1918 Spanish Flu – cost 50 ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD and NXTDW) ... growing mobile commerce market releases photos and video of the recent ... October 13 th . Gino Pereira , ... angel investor Mr. Chad A. Verdi rang the bell.  ... his investors and employees "for their work and dedication in bringing ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... of years since T. rex took its ... scientists is breathing life back into dinosaurs using high-powered ... research has important implications for how dinosaurs used their ... sense of smell and cool their brains. , ... student Jason Bourke, lead author of the new study ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists 'must not become complacent' when assessing pandemic threat from flu viruses 2Photo Release: NXT-ID Inc. Rings Opening Bell of the NASDAQ Stock Market October 13th 2Photo Release: NXT-ID Inc. Rings Opening Bell of the NASDAQ Stock Market October 13th 3Dinosaur breathing study shows that noses enhanced smelling and cooled brain 2Dinosaur breathing study shows that noses enhanced smelling and cooled brain 3
... -- Scientists from The Forsyth Institute and Kings College, ... community, the Human Oral Microbiome Database, which provides descriptions ... commonly found in peoples mouths. Most bacteria living ... maintaining the health of teeth and gums, as well ...
... a biosensing nanodevice developed by Arizona State University ... airport security checkpoints and revolutionize health screenings for ... aureus (MRSA). Even more incredible than the ... the worlds tiniest rotary motor: a biological engine ...
... ... covert data -, LAKE WORTH, Fla., March 24 ... produce the,world,s first self-authenticating passport. It was introduced in the new,Belgian passport ... produces the Belgian passport,has added an optical decoder page in the passport ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists launch human oral microbiome database 2Biosensing nanodevice to revolutionize health screenings 2Biosensing nanodevice to revolutionize health screenings 3FCO and GSSC Team to Create World's First Self-Authenticating Passport 2
... work in collaboration with Pall Life Sciences ... in a variety of membrane chemistries. The ... on the Caliper TPWII, MultiDose, Prelude, and ... our Automation Certified Syringe Filters are available ...
... The Mini-PROTEAN 3 Dodeca cell with multi-casting ... of up to 12 mini format handcast (8.3 ... cm) gels. The cell requires 3.4-4.4 L of ... cooling coil that attaches to an external refrigerated ...
...
... has been developed to significantly increase the ... Stability is increased at room temperature ... This product is subjected to 0.2 ... azide. This formulation insures consistently high ...
Biology Products: