"The pre-clinical animal data for MagniFuse(TM) supports its use as a stand alone product in the Posterolateral Spine," remarked Mohammed Attawia, MD, MS, Osteotech's Vice President of Product Development. "Further pre-clinical work is ongoing and will be available for product launch. Our work to date indicated that the architecture of MagniFuse(TM) delivers performance beyond that of current bone grafting materials. We believe this breakthrough will allow us to redefine the standard of care for bone regeneration."
Larry Shimp, Ph.D., Osteotech's Principal Technology Officer, stated, "We believe the enhanced properties of MagniFuse(TM) go beyond that of many other products currently in the marketplace. We have developed a new, proprietary process that is designed to preserve a higher concentration of naturally occurring growth factors already present in human bone, while preserving the natural orientation and nanofibrous structure of the bone. The process of recovering a higher growth factor content from allograft bone is the subject of an outstanding patent application, and the technology that preserves the nanofibrous structure is covered by a patent and a pending patent application."
Osteotech also has a patent pending technology that controls the remodeling properties of the allograft bone used in MagniFuse(TM). MagniFuse(TM) is designed to be radiopaque allowing the surgeon to identify the bone graft in post operative x-rays, which is the subject of another one of Osteotech's patents. Overall, the MagniFuse(TM) technology is supported by seven total patents and patent applications.
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|SOURCE Osteotech, Inc.|
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