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Tepha Announces First Human Usage of Medical Devices Derived from New Class of Resorbable Polymers
Date:4/17/2008

ncludes sutures, implants for orthopedic and spinal surgery, surgical instruments, endoscopes, surgical motor systems, container and storage systems, and vascular therapy products.

Tornier, a Tepha corporate partner since 2007, recently supported the clinical evaluation of the TephaFLEX(R) Absorbable Suture by several leading orthopedic surgeons in the United States. The TephaFLEX(R) Absorbable Suture, FDA 510(k) cleared in February 2007, was utilized in a range of orthopedic soft tissue repair procedures. Tornier, based in Edina, Minnesota, is a leader in the extremity orthopedics market and is collaborating with Tepha on several products for orthopedic soft tissue repair.

About Tepha, Inc.

Tepha, Inc, is a developer of medical devices derived from a new class of resorbable polymers that have been engineered utilizing recombinant DNA technology. The unique biologic and mechanical properties of the Tepha PHA polymers has been recognized by an expanding list of corporate partners that now includes Aesculap AG, ENTrigue Surgical, HemCon Medical Technologies, LifeCell Corporation (Nasdaq: LIFC), NMT Medical (Nasdaq: NMTI), and Tornier, Inc. Tepha received its first FDA 510(k) clearance for its TephaFLEX(R) Absorbable Suture in February, 2007 and the Company and its partners have now received five 510(k)'s covering a range of medical devices including sutures, meshes, and films.

For further information about Tepha, please contact Dr. Ajay Ahuja, M.D., Director of Business Development, Tepha, Inc., 99 Hayden Ave, Lexington, MA 02421, tel: 781-357-1700. Email: contact@tepha.com. Or visit: http://www.tepha.com


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