Navigation Links
ISTO Technologies Receives 510(k) Clearance for a Novel Bone Graft Substitute and Bone Graft Extender
Date:9/24/2007

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTO Technologies Inc., a privately held orthobiologics company, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance for InQu(TM). InQu is indicated for use as a bone graft extender in the spine and as a bone graft substitute in the extremities and pelvis.

InQu represents a new class of synthetic biomaterial scaffold designed to optimize structural and biological properties to support bone cell growth. InQu is a biopolymer composite of hyaluronic acid which is entangled within the three-dimensional backbone created by synthetic polyester. Hyaluronic acid, a ubiquitous component of natural tissue, is known to play a predominant role in tissue morphogenesis, cell migration, adhesion, and cell differentiation. Mitchell Seyedin, President and CEO of ISTO said, "We are very pleased to receive FDA clearance and will focus on demonstrating InQu's clinical benefit to the surgeons and patients."

More than 1 million bone grafting procedures are performed in the United States annually, and more than 3 million procedures are performed worldwide. Synthetic bone graft material represents the fastest growing segment of the orthobiologics market. "We are very excited to participate in this evolving market with our exceptional product," adds Seyedin. ISTO intends to launch InQu at the upcoming annual North American Spine Society conference in Austin, Texas.

In addition to its biomaterial platform technology, ISTO is also developing cartilage regeneration products centered on its patented cell-based technology. Cartilage regeneration is often called the "holy grail" of the orthopedic industry because of its potential to restore function to damaged joints that otherwise have limited healing potential. Cartilage serves as a "shock absorber" protecting all joints, including spinal discs, from the wear and tear experienced during motion. ISTO's first cartilage product is currently in clinical trials.

About ISTO

ISTO Technologies, Inc. is a clinical-stage orthobiologics company focused on developing differentiated products for sports medicine, spinal therapy, and trauma. ISTO's products are intended for the repair and regeneration of damaged or injured cartilage and bone. For additional information on ISTO, please visit our website at http://www.istotech.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE ISTO Technologies Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Researchers Develop Technologies to Devour Food Pathogens
2. Researchers Study Safety of Assisted Reproductive Technologies
3. India to Propose Global Fund for Clean Energy Technologies
4. Infant receives first bloodless liver transplant
5. British MPs Say Prostate Cancer Receives Low Priority in the NHS
6. Fifth US Patient Receives Artificial Heart
7. Northfield Labs Receives FDA Comments
8. Abbott Receives CE Mark Certification
9. Zactima Receives Fast Track Designation By The FDA
10. East London Receives World Class New Private Hospital Facility
11. Brinda Karat Receives Legal Notice over Ramdev Issue
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/22/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 22, 2017 , ... ... and athletics. It’s enough to overwork even the sharpest brain. , Power On, ... peak healthy activity without over clocking the brain. Each capsule contains Cognizin® Citicoline, ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... ... The National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) has ... period. NACCM, a nonprofit organization, has provided the premier certification for Care Managers ... to ensure that newly certified professionals are prepared to work effectively on behalf ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... February 22, 2017 , ... A ... smaller and sometimes harder to reach ones, according to the results of a ... Stroke Conference in Houston by Ricardo A. Hanel, MD, PhD, neurovascular surgeon with ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The first-ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness ... join together to increase recognition about the risks of heart valve disease (HVD) ... mark a nationwide movement to raise awareness about a disease that has not ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) , ... February 22, 2017 , ... ... why some people seem to derive a heart-protective benefit from eating soy foods, while ... , Japanese men who are able to produce equol—a substance made by some ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/22/2017)... CRH) (NYSE MKT: CRHM) (the "Company"), today announced its financial ... 31, 2016. ... This news release should be read in conjunction ... analysis for the years ended December 31, 2016 and 2015 ... www.sedar.com and on the Company,s website at ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... -- astic drugs develop from traditional single antineoplastic drug ... functions at multiple links. Research and development of antineoplastic ... Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/4696059/ ... of new tumors in China ... by industrialization and lifestyles changed by factors like urbanization, ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... 2017 Summary Provides understanding ... deals and agreements entered into by the worlds ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p03605673-summary/view-report.html Description The Global Congestive ... and access to partnering deals and agreements entered ... - Trends in partnering deals - ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: