Mr. Owusu-Akyaw concluded, "Plexur M(TM) will be positioned to compete against osteoconductive and settable synthetic bone void fillers. We expect to begin distributing Plexur M(TM) in the next three to six months to centers of key opinion leaders to allow for the gathering of human clinical information. Osteotech will host hands-on sessions to demonstrate the Plexur M(TM) on March 5 and 6, 2008 at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 2008 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California."
The Plexur(R) Technology is designed to utilize bone tissue for procedure- specific surgical applications in combination with a wide variety of polymers. On a worldwide basis, Osteotech currently controls 33 patents and over 65 pending patent applications covering the Plexur(R) Technology for human and xenograft bone tissue.
Osteotech, Inc., headquartered in Eatontown, New Jersey, is a global leader in providing OsteoBiologic solutions for regenerative medicine to support surgeons and their patients in the repair of the musculoskeletal system through the development of innovative therapy-driven products that alleviate pain, promote biologic healing and restore function. For further information regarding Osteotech or this press release, please go to Osteotech's website at http://www.osteotech.com.
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|SOURCE Osteotech, Inc.|
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