Navigation Links
ETEX Corporation Announces Distribution Agreement With OrthoPediatrics Corp.
Date:1/26/2010

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ETEX Corporation, an advanced biomaterials company, announced today a distribution agreement with OrthoPediatrics Corp., of Warsaw, Indiana. OrthoPediatrics will market and sell ETEX's nanocrystalline calcium phosphate on a non-exclusive basis in the United States and Canada.

(Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080424/NETH117LOGO )

The ETEX bone graft portfolio complements pediatric orthopedic and spine surgery as illustrated in the recent publication of positive pediatric outcomes using ETEX nanocrystalline calcium phosphate in the treatment of unicamaral bone cysts (Thawrani, et al. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Vol. 29, Num 5, pp. 511-517, 2009).

EquivaBone® is the first osteoinductive and osteoconductive product that is moldable, injectable and sets hard once implanted. A proprietary combination of ETEX's osteoconductive nanocrystalline calcium phosphate and osteoinductive Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM), EquivaBone is indicated for use in posterolateral spine fusion. In addition, the osteoinductivity of the DBM is certified by lot in an in-vivo model, after sterilization, for the entirety of shelf life.

Beta-bsm® Injectable Paste and Gamma-bsm® Moldable Putty set hard with high compressive strength and provide an optimal osteoconductive scaffold for new bone growth. The nanocrystalline formulation mimics the chemical structure of human bone resulting in a predictable remodeling rate.

All three ETEX products are indication specific and intended for use in filling bone voids or defects of the skeletal system (including extremities, pelvis, and spine) that are not intrinsic to the stability of the bone structure. Beta-bsm can be injected to facilitate minimally invasive procedures. Gamma-bsm is a high strength moldable putty designed for use in filling large defects. EquivaBone targets slow healing fractures and defects where osteoinductivity is required.

Brian Ennis, President and CEO of ETEX Corporation, states: "We are pleased to announce the continued expansion of our global distribution network. Partnering with OrthoPediatrics will enable ETEX to focus on the traditionally underserved pediatric market segment. Our rapidly expanding product portfolio is an excellent complement to OrthoPediatrics' biologic and hardware initiatives."

About ETEX Corporation

Established in 1989, ETEX Corporation develops, manufactures and commercializes calcium phosphate-based biomaterials for improved orthopedic clinical outcomes. A leader in bioresorbable bone substitute materials, ETEX focuses on expanding applications through combinations with cells, biologics, or therapeutic agents delivered in minimally invasive and easy to use systems. For more information, visit www.etexcorp.com.

SOURCE ETEX Corporation

RELATED LINKS
http://www.etexcorp.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE ETEX Corporation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Genaera Corporation Presents Interim Phase 1 Data for Obesity Compound Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) at IBC Conference
2. CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders
3. Alfacell Corporation to Present at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference
4. Baxa Corporation Extends Global Reach With New Distribution Agreements in Colombia and the Dominican Republic
5. Genaera Corporation Presents Preclinical Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) Data at the North American Association for the Study of Obesity Annual Meeting
6. Genaera Corporation Presents Phase 1 Data for Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) at the North American Association for the Study of Obesity Annual Meeting
7. The Quigley Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results, Increases Investment in Pharmaceutical R&D for Diabetic Neuropathy
8. Genaera Corporation Provides Highlights of Positive Phase 1 Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) Data from the North American Association for the Study of Obesity Annual Meeting
9. Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on CEL-SCI Corporation
10. Immunosyn Corporation Releases SF-1019 Study Results
11. AmpliMed Corporation Announces Promising 1-year Survival Data from Phase I/II Study of Amplimexon(R) in Metastatic Malignant Melanoma
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/16/2017)... -- CBDRx, the world,s premiere nutraceutical hemp company, is ... extract to Veteran,s groups across the country. ... to Veteran,s groups across the United States.  Passion is ... world and through their passion, CBDRx honors our Veterans ... hemp extract available. ...
(Date:1/15/2017)... DUBLIN , January 16, 2017 ... produits innovants à base de collagène pour la régénération de ... au poste de directeur général avec effet immédiat. ... Bill est ... qui a occupé plusieurs postes de gestion générale et de ...
(Date:1/14/2017)...  Johnson & Weaver, LLP announces that a class action ... Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZBH )  securities during the ... "Class Period"). Zimmer Biomet provides musculoskeletal healthcare products ... such as knee and hip reconstructive products. ... According to the complaint, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:1/16/2017)... Belleville, IL (PRWEB) , ... January 16, 2017 ... ... molded seating manufacturer Prairie Seating. Prairie’s award-winning Reflection® brand of custom seating systems ... detail. The acquisition provides Permobil with a platform for innovation and growth in ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 16, 2017 , ... Board-certified oculoplastic surgeon ... , the official journal of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, in ... procedure is designed to correct drooping, retracted lower eyelids, which usually result from ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... , ... NexTec Group has been selected as a member of the Bob ... in the field of midmarket financial software. , Members of the VAR Stars were ... not based on revenue and those firms chosen represent a wide range of size ...
(Date:1/15/2017)... Viejo, California (PRWEB) , ... January 15, 2017 , ... ... a stylistic slideshow with complete customization and ease," said Christina Austin - CEO of ... of controls so that users can edit the style and animation of their slideshows. ...
(Date:1/14/2017)... ... January 14, 2017 , ... Healthy living ... line of activated charcoal products. With more and more people opting to go ... according to how they cater to specific needs. , Moody Zook focused particularly ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):