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BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive Hits 500,000 Procedure Milestone Worldwide, Company Data Indicates

... hepatic, biliary). It is also used in the fixation of surgical meshes in hernia repair. BIOGLUE ... marked in the European Community for periosteal fixation following endoscopic browplasty (brow lift) in ... marked in the European Community for periosteal fixation following endoscopic browplasty (brow lift) in ...

Boston Scientific's Urology/Gynecology Products Featured in Studies at International Urogynecological Association Annual Meeting

... the SSL (Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair) or ATFP fixation (Anterior Gynecare Prolift(R) Mesh; Perigee(R) ... June 19 Anterior Sacrospinous Ligament fixation Associated with Paravaginal Repair Using the ... risks after anterior sacrospinous ligament fixation associated with paravaginal repair using the ...

Growing Preference for Composite Materials in Shoulder Fixation and Knee Ligament Reconstruction Markets

... Composite segments of shoulder fixation and knee ligament reconstruction markets to grow ... the use of composite materials in both shoulder fixation and knee ligament reconstruction. Each composite ... the resorbable bone-patellar tendon-bone (BTB) fixation device segment, there is also a growing shift ...

Haemacure's Human Fibrin Sealant Demonstrates Effectiveness in Skin Graft Fixation Proof-of-Concept Study for Burn Injury

... HAE:TSX Skin graft fixation for burn victims using fibrin sealant represents ... fibrin sealant Hemaseel(R)HMN, in skin graft fixation for burn victims. "We are very excited with ... Galli, Chairman and CEO of Haemacure. "Skin graft fixation is the second new potential product indication ...

FDA approves knee-injury device for humans

... Medicine, developed the BioDuct Meniscal fixation Device. Schwartz and Cook believe that patients ... arthritis, Cook said. With the BioDuct Meniscal fixation Device, surgeons will be able to repair torn ... meniscal tears. With the BioDuct Meniscal fixation Device, the meniscus in the dogs knees had ...

Long Term Supply of Osteocel(R) Plus Solidified Without Ownership of Processing Facility

... NuVasive's product offering is also focused on cervical internal fixation products and its R&D pipeline emphasizes both MAS and motion ... all of which are intended to facilitate fusion and complement the core fixation products. NuVasive cautions you that statements included in this ...

NovaLign(TM) Orthopaedics, Inc. Announces its First 510(K) Clearance From the FDA for New Intramedullary Fixation System

... from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market its Intramedullary fixation System, a new system of implants and instruments for the treatment of long ... clearance allows NovaLign(TM) to enter the intramedullary fracture fixation market, estimated to be $700 million in the United States for 2009. ...

NuVasive to Present at Cowen and Company 29th Annual Healthcare Conference

... NuVasive's product offering is also focused on cervical internal fixation products and its R&D pipeline emphasizes both MAS and motion ... all of which are intended to facilitate fusion and complement the core fixation products. NuVasive cautions you that statements included in this ...

NuVasive to Present at Barclays Capital Global Healthcare Conference

... NuVasive's product offering is also focused on cervical internal fixation products and its R&D pipeline emphasizes both MAS and motion ... all of which are intended to facilitate fusion and complement the core fixation products. NuVasive cautions you that statements included in this ...

NuVasive Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

... NuVasive's product offering is also focused on cervical internal fixation products and its R&D pipeline emphasizes both MAS and motion ... all of which are intended to facilitate fusion and complement the core fixation products. NuVasive cautions you that statements included in this ...

Video: Majority of Americans Over 45 Experience Joint Pain and Believe it will Affect Their Future Quality of Life

... and accessories, autologous therapies and dental reconstructive implants; fixation products, including electrical bone growth stimulators, internal and external orthopedic fixation devices, craniomaxillofacial implants and bone substitute materials; ...

NuVasive Announces Web Cast and Conference Call of Fourth Quarter 2008 Results

... NuVasive's product offering is also focused on cervical internal fixation products and its R&D pipeline emphasizes both MAS and motion ... all of which are intended to facilitate fusion and complement the core fixation products. NuVasive cautions you that statements included in this ...

NuVasive to Present at Canaccord Adams Musculoskeletal Conference

... NuVasive's product offering is also focused on cervical internal fixation products and its R&D pipeline emphasizes both MAS and motion ... all of which are intended to facilitate fusion and complement the core fixation products. NuVasive cautions you that statements included in this ...

Haemacure Restructures - Seeks Financing or Sale of the Company

... of the formation of postsurgical adhesion and for skin graft fixation for burn injuries. About Haemacure Haemacure Corporation is a ... with biomaterials, drug delivery, regenerative medecine, skin graft fixation for burn injuries, and wound healing. Haemacure has identified eleven ...

NuVasive to Present at ROTH 21st Annual OC Growth Stock Conference

... NuVasive's product offering is also focused on cervical internal fixation products and its R&D pipeline emphasizes both MAS and motion ... all of which are intended to facilitate fusion and complement the core fixation products. NuVasive cautions you that statements included in this ...

Cementless cup device developed for hip replacements shows durability after more than 20 years

... results using one of the first cementless metal cup designs and found that fixation of the implant to bone is extremely durable even twenty years after repeat ... of the acetabular component was 95 percent. While the long-term fixation of the device performed very well, the study did find an increased rate of ...

NuVasive Announces Preliminary Unaudited Full Year 2008 Financial Results

... NuVasive's product offering is also focused on cervical internal fixation products and its R&D pipeline emphasizes both MAS and motion ... all of which are intended to facilitate fusion and complement the core fixation products. NuVasive cautions you that statements included in this ...

Haemacure Announces Fiscal 2008 Results

... prevention of the formation of post-surgical adhesions and in skin graft fixation for burn injuries. These preclinical studies are the first step towards ... with biomaterials, drug delivery, regenerative medecine, skin graft fixation for burn injuries, and wound healing. Haemacure has identified eleven ...

BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. (BME) Announces the Appointment of Kenneth I. Moch as President and Chief Executive Officer

... OSStaple(TM) lines of bone fusion implants, part of the OSSforce(TM) fixation system, are designed to achieve controlled long-term compression of bone fragments. BME's OSSAnchor(TM) line of soft tissue fixation implants give surgeons a simple yet powerful tool to attach soft tissue to ...

Cohera Medical Secures $16.1 Million in Series B Financing

... core technology has significant potential for other uses, including mesh fixation and orthopedic applications. We view Cohera Medical's unique lead product ... Cohera Medical is also developing surgical adhesives targeting mesh fixation and small bone fixation, which will fill similar market needs in both ...

Autistic Children Make Limited Eye Contact

... running, the researchers used eye tracking to assess the child's visual fixation patterns. They found that children with autism spent significantly less ... only spent about 24 percent of the time looking at this area. Eye fixation in children with autism also appeared to predict the level of social ...

Has Hollywood's Diet Obsession Forced the US Government to Take Action?

... BDD is a mental disorder in which and individual has an excessive fixation or preoccupation with a slight or imagined physical flaw that results in emotional and social distress. Often there is a fixation on weight loss, dieting, and a belief that one is fat when in fact one may ...

BME (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.) Announces U.S. Launch of the Barbed OSStaple(TM) (BOSS) Nitinol Implant

... of the Barbed OSStaple(TM) (BOSS), a nitinol implant designed for internal fixation of bone. The BOSS is an orthopaedic nitinol implant with barbs on the ... that elicit a biologic response. BME's focus on memory metal internal fixation implants is changing the shape of orthopaedic medicine. Its specialized ...

Craniomaxillofacial Plate & Screw Market To Grow to Almost $300 Million by 2012

... for Craniomaxillofacial (CMF) Devices 2008 report, the plate and screw fixation market will grow from just under $200 million in 2007 to nearly $300 ... large or atypical wounds to the face or cranium require individualized fixation or reconstruction. Because custom devices are built to fit a patient's ...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches the FOOTPRINT PK Suture Anchor for Shoulder Repair

... the surgeon to adjust the tension of the suture bridges, so the final fixation is set exactly as the surgeon wishes. Unlike anchors where the tension is ... concerns of surgeons who want to preserve healthy tissue, achieve optimal fixation and help their patients resume the activities they enjoy," said Mike ...

Design Resource Extends Support for Orthopaedic and Cardiovascular Devices

... establishes records for nearly 1,200 devices for spinal interlaminal fixation orthosis, spinal intervertebral body fixation orthosis, and pedicle screw spinal systems. Records are being continuously ...

CryoLife Receives CE Mark Approval for BioFoam(R) Hemostatic Technology

... Canada and Australia for use in soft tissue repair. BIOGLUE Aesthetic (TM) Medical Adhesive is CE marked in the European Community for periosteal fixation following endoscopic browplasty (brow lift) in reconstructive plastic surgery and is distributed by a third party for this indication. CryoLife ...

CryoLife Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $28.2 Million

... Canada and Australia for use in soft tissue repair. BIOGLUE Aesthetic (TM) Medical Adhesive is CE marked in the European Community for periosteal fixation following endoscopic browplasty (brow lift) in reconstructive plastic surgery and is distributed by a third party for this indication. CryoLife ...

CryoLife Announces Release Date and Teleconference Call Details for 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

... Canada and Australia for use in soft tissue repair. BIOGLUE Aesthetic (TM) Medical Adhesive is CE marked in the European Community for periosteal fixation following endoscopic browplasty (brow lift) in reconstructive plastic surgery and is distributed by a third party for this indication. CryoLife ...

Risks of Delaying ACL Reconstruction in Young Athletes May Be Too High, Study Shows

... were instructed to wear a custom ACL brace. All patients who underwent the surgery utilized a soft tissue graft with anatomically placed tunnels and fixation devices that did not cross the growth plate. Patients were also followed for a minimum of one-year post-operatively with no growth disturbances being ...

Materials and Processes for Medical Devices Event Brings Clinicians, Engineers, Designers Together

... Surgical Techniques will address the effectiveness of materials for soft and hard tissue repair, novel materials for spinal stabilization and implant fixation to bone, and continuing issues regarding tissue responses to conventional and alternate bearings. Fabrication will include presentations covering ...

Haemacure Reports on Strategic Collaboration with Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... on the use of fibrin sealant in adhesion prevention, aesthetics, combination with biomaterials, drug delivery, regenerative medecine, skin graft fixation for burn injuries, and wound healing. Haemacure has identified eleven additional specialty proteins and enzymes in one if its two plasma fractions ...

Haemacure and Angiotech Enter License, Distribution and Supply Agreements for Haemacure's All-Human Fibrin Sealant and Thrombin Products

... on the use of fibrin sealant in aesthetics, adhesion prevention, combination with biomaterials, drug delivery, regenerative medecine, skin graft fixation for burn injuries, and wound healing. About Angiotech Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical ...

Haemacure Update on Proposed Collaboration and Bridge Financing

... on the use of fibrin sealant in aesthetics, adhesion prevention, combination with biomaterials, drug delivery, regenerative medecine, skin graft fixation for burn injuries, and wound healing. About Angiotech Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical ...

Improved Hip Implants Can Last 20 Years

... confirm earlier work done at Rush and at other institutions: that cement-less acetabular components work very well and that long-term biological fixation can be obtained," study author Dr. Craig Della Valle, an orthopedic surgeon at Rush, said in a news release. The findings are good news for ...

Ziehm Imaging and BrainLAB Extend Partnership for Intra-Operative 3D Imaging and Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) to North America

... intra-operatively. These additional 3D views may assist surgeons in assessing the accuracy of pedicle screw placement and other spine and orthopedic fixation devices, among other applications. While the Vario 3D can be used as a conventional 2D mobile C-arm during fluoroscopic interventions, it can also be ...

Haemacure Signs Term Sheet for Proposed Collaboration and Bridge Financing

... on the use of fibrin sealant in aesthetics, adhesion prevention, combination with biomaterials, drug delivery, regenerative medecine, skin graft fixation for burn injuries, and wound healing. About Angiotech Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device ...

Injured Marines at Risk for Abnormal Bone Growth

... 1, 2003 and December 31, 2006 at the medical center, including patients who underwent: amputation external or internal fixation of one or more fractures removal of damaged, dead or infected tissue, or 'debridement' The researchers considered variables ...

Injured Marines at risk for abnormal bone growth

... injuries between March 1, 2003 and December 31, 2006 at the medical center, including patients who underwent: amputation external or internal fixation of one or more fractures removal of damaged, dead or infected tissue, or 'debridement' The researchers considered variables such as: age ...

Elekta Radiosurgery Solutions are Creating New Possibilities for the Most Challenging Cases of the Head And Body

... to extra-cranial tumors. Today, the latest advancements in image guidance and dynamic arc delivery pioneered by Elekta combined with Leksell-quality fixation options support Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) and Stereotactic Radiation Therapy (SRT) anywhere in the body to deliver optimal dose to the tumor, ...
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