Navigation Links
New Collagen Meniscus Implant Opens New Vista for Knee Repair
Date:8/4/2009

ation work in 1989 and then the American Orthopedics Society for Sports Medicine's Cabaud Award in 1990, never imagined the process would take 22 years from invention to FDA-approval in the U.S.

The implant, now marketed by ReGen Biologics, Inc., the company Stone co-founded with colleague Richard Steadman M.D., in 1989, underwent a tortuous course. The initial clinical trial in 10 patients was completed at The Stone Clinic in San Francisco in the early 1990s with successful results. Trials were repeated again with successful results, leading to a wide clinical trial in the U.S. and approval in Europe where more than 3,000 implants have already been performed. The U.S. trial and gaining FDA approval took until the end of 2008. Now, over 20 years later, Stone has the joy of implanting his device in his own patients.

"We have become very skilled at complete replacement of the meniscus cartilage with allograft menisci, even in patients with arthritis," Stone said. "However, many patients with healthy knees - but who are still missing a portion of their meniscus - will benefit from a segmental re-growth. The device is perfectly engineered for this type of procedure. It is also a great augmentation device for difficult-to-repair meniscus tears, such as bucket-handle tears and horizontal cleavage tears with missing volume. Stone added, "This week, we also used the collagen meniscus implant as a growth factor carrier for platelet-rich plasma to augment the body's ability to regenerate tissue in a chronic bucket-handle tear in a young athlete. I expect it will also be a great stem cell carrier."

Stone's medical odyssey demonstrates how long the process of invention can be, but the outcome is worth it for those willing to persevere.

For more information see: www.stoneclinic.com.

    The Stone Clinic
    3727 Buchanan
'/>"/>
SOURCE The Stone Clinic
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Collagen Matrix, Inc. Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for SynOss(TM) Synthetic Mineral Bone Graft Material
2. AGI Dermatics Data Indicates 8 Oxo-Guanine Repair Enzyme OGG1 Encapsulated in Liposomes, Reduces MMP-1, Increases Collagen and Enhances DNA Repair
3. Galderma Reaches Agreement to Acquire CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals
4. Galderma Announces HSR Clearance for Its Proposal to Acquire CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals
5. Galderma Completes Tender Offer for CollaGenex
6. New Injectable Collagen Filler Offers Natural Results
7. Collagen VI may help protect the brain against Alzheimers disease
8. Collagen injections can help some incontinence patients when surgery fails, researcher finds
9. Study of 137 Meniscus Transplant Procedures in Patients with Arthritis is Presented to the Meniscus Transplantation Study Group at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting
10. Nanowire coating for bone implants, stents
11. Latest DES Analysis Stresses Importance of Physicians Well-Trained in Implantation Technique and Patient Follow-Up
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/27/2014)... (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 Blood-borne pathogens ... many medical precautions and procedures in place to counter ... and disposal of things tainted with menstrual blood are ... design a simpler, more sanitary way to handle tampons ... an inventor from Sonora, Calif. , He then created ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... Dotinga HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, ... pre-wired to acquire a second language, new research suggests. But ... likely gain a brain boost, the small study finds. ... said study co-author Ping Li, co-director of the Center for ... even more interesting, Li said, that "the brain networks of ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 In ... an inventor from Sharpes, Fla., designed an easy way to ... lowering it/them. , He then created a prototype of the ... lift or lower a toilet seat and/or lid in a ... which prevents the spread of germs. Overall, it promotes good ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... November 27, 2014 Tylenol lawsuits ( ... allegedly injured by the medication are continuing to move ... is looking ahead to a status conference in December, ... Scheduling Order issued earlier this year, a conference in ... at 10:00 a.m. Items likely to be discussed at ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... DC (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 “LAB.C” was ... which features the latest and coolest technology products available to ... conducted the product review and shared with viewers ... for iOS and Android devices. , Consumers love portability and ... Their Cable Case for the iPhone5 and 5S has ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual 2Health News:Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual 3Health News:Federal Litigation Presiding over Tylenol Lawsuits Looks Ahead to Status Conference in December, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Litigation Presiding over Tylenol Lawsuits Looks Ahead to Status Conference in December, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Top Mobile Friendly Accessories were Featured on NewsWatch Television on October 30, 2014 2
... be more effective than a "fat" tax for deterring overweight ... study has found. A survey of 364 shoppers in random ... people from reaching for junk food, shoppersincluding those with the ... high fat content and included a note that the item ...
... D.C. It is important that the United States begin to ... APS believes that as a nation we need to be smart ... a clear understanding of what it means for America,s future jeopardizes ... For more than half a century, science and technology have been ...
... (HealthDay News) -- A lack of leptin contributes to the ... of body fat, but treatment with a synthetic form of ... a new study indicates. Extremely low levels of body ... as runners and dancers, and in those with eating disorders. ...
... April 8, 2011 Increased levels of a protein ... a major cardiovascular event in high-risk patients, according to a ... Measuring the amount of the protein, known as plasma renin ... tool to assess a patient,s risk and help prevent a ...
... HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, April 7 (HealthDay ... stroke appears to promote arm strength and function, Canadian ... approaches -- including the use of virtual reality [gaming] ... social participation," said lead researcher Dr. Gustavo Saposnik, director ...
... 2011A growing body of research suggests that caffeine disrupts ... poor control of type 2 diabetes, a major public ... of Journal of Caffeine Research : The International ... from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers, examines the latest ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Warning labels better than a fat tax, University of Alberta study shows 2Health News:US House budget plans would jeopardize scientific research facilities 2Health News:Hormone Linked to Absence of Periods in Women With Low Body Fat 2Health News: Video Games Might Aid in Stroke Rehab 2Health News: Video Games Might Aid in Stroke Rehab 3Health News:Caffeine and diabetes -- helpful or harmful? 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... Nov. 26, 2014  CARsgen, a leader in the ... to treat a variety of cancers, today announced the ... a China -based healthcare private equity ... focused on the development of new therapeutics for liver, ... Cancer Institute and Shanghai Renji Hospital, the company plans ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... N.C. , Nov. 25, 2014  At the ... Antonio this October, KaVo Kerr Group was ... Technology Expo, offering attendees the opportunity to see and ... well-respected key opinion leaders deliver lectures on the latest ... Group products include the new DEXIS CariVu Caries Detection ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 25, 2014   Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: ... a provider of advanced veterinary diagnostic and other specialty ... Executive Chair, will attend The Benchmark Company, LLC,s Micro Cap ... will be held at The Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. ... a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Please email hska@haydenir.com or ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CARsgen Completes Series A Financing 2KaVo Kerr Group Showcased in Pride Institute Technology Expo at ADA Annual Meeting 2KaVo Kerr Group Showcased in Pride Institute Technology Expo at ADA Annual Meeting 3Heska to Attend Benchmark Micro Cap Discovery Conference 2
... /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Botanic Pharmaceutical Inc. (AMEX: ... a developer, manufacturer and distributor of botanical products, ... today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Harbin ... approval to produce water-based mixtures. The ...
... 12, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market ... Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 ... Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 ... Devices Market Outlook to 2017" provides key market data ...
Cached Medicine Technology:China Botanic Pharmaceutical Approved to Produce Water-Based Mixtures 2China Botanic Pharmaceutical Approved to Produce Water-Based Mixtures 3Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 2Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 3Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 4Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 5Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 6Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 7Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 8Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 9Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 10Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 11Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 12Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 13Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 14Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 15Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 16Reportlinker Adds Europe Neurology Devices Market Outlook to 2017 17
5.5 pointed curved blade. Octagonal handle....
0.5 mm wide x 1.5 mm long. Angled 20 degrees. Octagonal handle....
2 mm wide curved tip. Round handle....
8 mm downcutting Royce blade. Angled shaft. 60 mm from angle to tip....
Medicine Products: