Navigation Links
Ascension Orthopedics Implants PyroTITAN™ in Geelong, Australia
Date:6/29/2011

AUSTIN, Texas, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Orthopedics, Inc., the world leader in PyroCarbon orthopedic implants, announces the implantation of the PyroTITAN™ Humeral Resurfacing Implant in Geelong, Australia by Richard S. Page, MB.BS.FRACS(ORTH) at St. John of God Hospital.

"The patient was a 57-year-old, active male with increasing shoulder pain for over a year. This was exacerbated by a fall from a mountain bike and not improved by a full range of non-surgical measures. His range of motion was notably increasing with worsening pain on activity, including in his line of employment. An MRI had shown a healed posterior rim fracture with quite advanced degenerative changes and cartilage loss on both sides of the joint. An attempted arthroscopic debridement did not provide lasting benefit, so after several consultations, the patient elected to proceed with a shoulder arthroplasty," stated Dr. Page. "The PyroTITAN PyroCarbon resurfacing implant appealed to the patient as a less invasive option than a standard total shoulder replacement.  Resurfacing avoids the need for a stem down the humeral canal or a glenoid replacement, and the PyroCarbon material shows favourable wear resistance and biocompatibility against cartilage and bone in hemiarthroplasty. At three month follow-up, the patient was delighted with the pain relief and early return to function. Follow-up for the life of the prosthesis is ongoing."

"The first PyroCarbon resurfacing device was implanted in December 2009," commented Guy Mayer, President and CEO of Ascension Orthopedics. "We are pleased with the clinical results to date. Expanding its use to new centers will support the benefits of PyroCarbon in hemiarthroplasty."

Ascension Orthopedics was founded in Austin, Texas in 1992. Since releasing its first product, an innovative pyrolytic carbon MCP total joint, Ascension has become a leader in PyroCarbon arthroplasty by expanding its PyroCarbon line to include implants for the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand and foot. The company has distributed over 40,000 PyroCarbon extremity joints worldwide. Ascension's mission is to transform extremities by developing state-of-the art orthopedic products for the upper and lower limbs to help patients suffering from pain and dysfunction. Ascension Orthopedics sells products in the United States and in more than 20 countries worldwide. For further information, please visit http://www.ascensionortho.com/.

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:
Laura Latimer
Ascension Orthopedics, Inc.
512-836-5001


'/>"/>
SOURCE Ascension Orthopedics, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Ascension Orthopedics Reaches Milestone With Distribution of 40,000 PyroCarbon Implants
2. Study Highlights Successes of Ascension Health Quality Initiative
3. Ascension Orthopedics Announces TITAN™ Modular Shoulder Implantations at Union Memorial Hospital
4. Ascension Orthopedics Announces Market Release of TITAN™ Modular Shoulder Fracture Prosthesis
5. Ascension Orthopedics Introduces True Modularity With MOVEMENT™ Great Toe System
6. Ascension Orthopedics Granted Patent for PyroCarbon Humeral Head Design
7. Ascension Orthopedics Implants PyroTITAN™ in France
8. Ascension Orthopedics Announces Implantation of the TITAN™ Modular Total Shoulder
9. Ascension Orthopedics Announces First Implantations of TITAN™ Modular Shoulder
10. Ascension Orthopedics Receives FDA Approval for TITAN™ Modular Total Shoulder System
11. Ascension Orthopedics Implants First PyroCarbon Shoulder Device in United Kingdom
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/10/2017)... Global Health Intelligence (GHI), the leading healthcare data ... its 2017 ranking of the Best-Equipped Hospitals in Latin ... from GHI,s hospitals database for Latin America , which ... GHI database covers 86% of the hospitals in ... for each institution in key areas such as beds, medical ...
(Date:5/9/2017)... -- Demonstrating its commitment to representing research- based biopharmaceutical ... Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today approved ... have to meet new research and development (R&D) ... PhRMA. "By putting in place new ... message that being a member of PhRMA means ...
(Date:5/6/2017)... Provista , a proven leader in the supply chain industry ... Jim Cunniff as the company,s new president and CEO. ... Provista, including most recently serving as the president and CEO ... He assumed his new role with Provista on May 1, ... says Jody Hatcher , president, Sourcing and Collaboration Services ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Myers Jackson is well known for ... to sell luxury homes anywhere on the planet. The luxury home market is alive ... to Houston city-scapes. A quick search of “11 Spyglass Hill Auction will enlighten you ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... Michigan (PRWEB) , ... May ... ... disease affecting the female reproductive tract in which the endometrial lining of ... structures causing inflammation and pain. Patients experiencing painful intercourse, painful periods, pelvic ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... TN (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... the addition of ExtraHop to its solutions portfolio. ExtraHop delivers an analytics-first approach, ... security of every IT system, from the datacenter to the cloud to the ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Adelberg-Montalvan Pediatric ... options for its patients on Long Island, New York. , Holistic dentistry ... and is one of the biggest trends in dentistry today. , Dentist ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... The CFOs ... hospitals and health systems in the nation and help their organizations navigate the ... organizations and been instrumental in developing successful hospital and health system strategy. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):