EATONTOWN, N.J., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Osteotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTE), a leader in the emerging field of biologic products for regenerative healing, announced today that its next generation grafting material will be marketed under the brand name, MagniFuse(TM) Bone Graft.
Robert M. Wynalek, Osteotech's President - Domestic, commented, "The MagniFuse(TM) line of next generation bone regeneration products was developed in response to surgeon interest in a high performing, cost effective bone graft material. We believe that the distinctive properties of MagniFuse(TM) will redefine the bone grafting market and allow Osteotech to go head-to-head with bone morphogenetic protein products within the marketplace. This market is primed for a product that provides powerful bone formation and fewer complications, all at a cost effective price. We expect MagniFuse(TM) to be available for customers in the middle of 2009."
MagniFuse(TM) is a unique combination of allograft bone within a polymer mesh that will provide targeted and contained delivery. The polymer mesh is made from a biodegradable suture material and is designed for effective cellular in-growth and complete resorption within three to six months, while not interfering with bone regeneration. The polymer mesh provides a controlled environment for proximate allograft interaction eliminating issues with graft site migration or irrigation that is often seen with currently available bone graft substitutes. As previously announced, Osteotech has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration for MagniFuse(TM) as a bone graft substitute, and as a bone void filler, for use in the spine, pelvis and extremities.
The MagniFuse(TM) line of
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