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Smith & Nephew Endoscopy's OSTEORAPTOR(TM) Anchor Provides Bioabsorbable Solution for Labral Tears in the Hip and Shoulder

First hip anchor made from bioabsorbable Hydroxyapatite (HA) ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN ; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division has announced the launch of the OSTEORAPTOR Anchor for repair in the hip and shoulder. The device is showcased at the ...

Zeus Webinar: Bioabsorbable Polymers as Biomaterials

Anticipated to promote greater awareness and understanding in the field of bioabsorbable polymers, Zeus presents free webinar on August 28, 2008. Orangeburg, SC (PRWEB) August 22, 2008 -- Zeus, Inc., a leader in polymer science, is pleased to announce it will be hosting...

Zeus. Ready to Meet Challenges of Bioabsorbable Polymer Applications

Armed with a rich and distinguished history in the field of polymer science, Zeus expands into extruding and customization of bioabsorbable polymers for use in demanding medical applications. Orangeburg, SC (PRWEB) August 6, 2008 -- With a 40-year history in the design ...

The Lancet publishes first clinical trial data of a fully bioabsorbable drug-eluting stent

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 13, 2008 Data published today in The Lancet from ABSORB, the worlds first clinical trial of a fully bioabsorbable drug eluting stent for the treatment of coronary artery disease, demonstrated no stent thrombosis, no clinically driven target lesion revascularizations (re-t...

Abbott Reports Strong Second Quarter Results; Confirms Double-Digit Earnings Growth Outlook for 2009

...mm diameter stent has been available in Europe since early 2008. bioabsorbable DES - DES that is gradually absorbed into the vessel wall - much like sutu...potential to return the vessel to full motion. Abbott has the most advanced bioabsorbable DES clinical program, with an opportunity to reach the market years ahead o...

Coapt Systems, Inc. Launches Hydrelle(TM) a New, FDA-Approved Dermal Filler with Lidocaine for Significant Wrinkle Correction and Greater Patient Comfort

... Laureen DeBuono, President and CEO for Coapt Systems stated, "Coapt Systems has established an excellent reputation as a provider of superior, bioabsorbable suspension devices for face lift procedures within the aesthetic marketplace. Now we have a perfect opportunity to compliment our product portfolio w...

Abbott Receives CE Mark for Company's Next-Generation XIENCE PRIME(TM) Drug Eluting Stent, Advancing Leadership Position

...nt System, a next-generation frontline balloon dilatation catheter, a fully bioabsorbable drug eluting coronary device, and the Omnilink Elite(TM) Peripheral Stent S...ystem, the next-generation frontline balloon dilatation catheter, the fully bioabsorbable drug eluting device and the Omnilink Elite Peripheral Stent System are in d...

Newest Coated Stent Does Well in Real-World Trial

...ng a data bank that already has information on 5,000 recipients, Patel said. Stent research and development continues, Stone stated. A stent with a bioabsorbable polymer that disappears is being tested, and further down the road is a stent that itself would dissolve over time, he said. More information ...

Abbott Initiates Trial of Next-Generation XIENCE PRIME(TM) Drug Eluting Stent, Building Upon Superior Outcomes from SPIRIT Family of Trials

...nt System, a next-generation frontline balloon dilatation catheter, a fully bioabsorbable drug eluting coronary device, and the Omnilink Elite(TM) Peripheral Stent S...ystem, the next-generation frontline balloon dilatation catheter, the fully bioabsorbable drug eluting device and the Omnilink Elite Peripheral Stent System are in d...

Abbott Announces EuroPCR 2009 Activities

...se of use even in challenging anatomies. bioabsorbable Program : Richard Rapoza, Ph.D., divisional vice president, bioabsorbable Vascular Solutions Program, Abbott Vascular, will present "The Future of Coronary Stenting: bioabsorbable Stent Technology" on May 20 and 21 from 12:15 - 12...
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Abbott Advances Its Revolutionary Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent With Initiation of Next Phase of Clinical Trial

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott ( NYSE: ABT ) today announced the initiation of the next phase of the ABSORB clinical trial to evaluate the safety and performance of the company's fully bioabsorbable drug eluting coronary stent. This second phase of the ABSORB clinic...

The Lancet Publishes Two-Year Results of Abbott's Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent

Data Demonstrate Bioabsorbable Stent Is Absorbed Within Two Years, Leaving Behind Blood Vessels that Appear to Move and Function Similar to Untreated Vessels ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A comprehensive analysis published today in The Lancet , one of the world's le...

Abbott Announces Positive One-Year Results from the World's First Clinical Trial of a Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Coronary Stent

One-Year Data on First 30 Patients Enrolled in Ongoing Study Presented at TCT WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) today announced continued positive results from ABSORB, the world's first clinical trial evaluating the safety and pe...

Abbott Announces Positive Six-Month Results From the World's First Clinical Trial of a Fully Bioabsorbable Drug-Eluting Coronary Stent

Abbott's Bioabsorbable Stent Technology Holds Promise as Future-Generation Treatment Option for Physicians Treating Patients with Coronary Artery Disease ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 24, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott today announced positive results from ABSORB, the world's first clinical tria...

Abbott Announces Positive Nine-Month Results From the World's First Clinical Trial of a Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Coronary Stent

Absorbable Stent Continues to Show Promise as Future-Generation Technology BARCELONA, Spain, May 22, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott today announced positive results from ABSORB, the world's first clinical trial evaluating the safety and performance of a fully bioabsorbable drug eluting sten...

Long Term Data Presented at EuroPCR 2009 from Randomized Study Attest to Durability of Results of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) Compared to Drug-Eluting Stents

...olimus eluting stent (pro-healing SES), the other focusing on the company's bioabsorbable stent developments. Greg Kaluza, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Operations a...enhancing endothelial coverage early on." Development of the company's bioabsorbable stent program was presented by Robert Cottone, vice president of intellectu...

Uroplasty Highlights Results From Clinical Study on Macroplastique(R) for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence

...r, randomized, controlled, single-blind study," followed 122 Macroplastique patients and a control group of 125 that received a commercially available bioabsorbable urethral bulking agent for one year. Of the 247 study patients in the study, the average age was approximately 61 years, 73% were p...

Data From Multiple Clinical Trials of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) to be Presented at TCT 2008

... Design Concept of Other Product - Company's bioabsorbable Stent - Also Slated for Presentation at Symposium HONG KONG, Oct. 6 /PRNe...operty and technologies, will describe the design concept for the company's bioabsorbable stent and its development program. Cottone's presentation will take place a...

Abbott to Present New Data Across its Vascular Portfolio at the American College of Cardiology's 56th Annual Scientific Session

...-Month Patient Follow-Up Results from the ABSORB bioabsorbable Stent Clinical Study ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 1...inistry of Health, Labour and Welfare. ABSORB: bioabsorbable Clinical Trial Six-Month Data Results Late-Bre...ew the results of its Xience V SPIRIT and ABSORB bioabsorbable stent clinical trials. A live audio webcast of t...
Bioabsorbable in Medical Products

GORE SEAMGUARD® Bioabsorbable Staple Line Reinforcement Material

Description: GORE SEAMGUARD® Bioabsorbable Staple Line Reinforcement Material is used in surgical procedures in which soft tissue transection or resection with staple line reinforcement is needed. The GORE SEAMGUARD Bioabsorbable Staple Line Reinforcement Material is a strong, easy-to-use material for rein...
Company:W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Bio-Corkscrew™ Suture Anchor

Description:... The Bio-Corkscrews offer the best bioabsorbable solution for soft tissue fixation to bone. The unique cancellous thread design and small core diameter provide maximum pull-out strength in soft bone....
Company:Arthrex

Corkscrew™ Parachute Tissue Anchor

Description:...itanium suture anchor has an outside thread diameter of 5 mm and a small 2 mm core diameter. The #2 FiberWire suspension sutures securely hold a thin, bioabsorbable PLLA disc 5 mm from the proximal aspect of the anchor and is 8 mm in diameter. The FiberWire suspension sutures are secured to the anchor with pre-tie...
Company:Arthrex

Bio-Corkscrew™ FT Suture Anchor

Description:... The Bio-Corkscrew FT (fully threaded) is a 5.5 mm diameter bioabsorbable suture anchor designed to be inserted flush with the cortical bone surface to maximize fixation strength and anchor stability. The fully threaded desi...
Company:Arthrex

Bio-FASTak® Suture Anchor

Description:... The Bio-FASTak is a 3 mm x 14 mm bioabsorbable threaded suture anchor ideal for multiple indications in the shoulder, knee, elbow and ankle. The exclusive braided suture eyelet loop is molded into ...
Company:Arthrex

Bio-SutureTak™ Suture Anchor

Description:... The Bio-SutureTak is a 3 mm bioabsorbable push-in suture anchor with a molded-in suture eyelet ideal for soft tissue attachment to bone in the shoulder joint and other indications where a smal...
Company:Arthrex

TissueButton™

Description:...epair. A wide distribution of fixation forces over a greater area dramatically improves soft tissue fixation and reattachment. The 1 mm thick disc of bioabsorbable PLLA has an extremely low profile to reduce soft tissue impingement. When placing threaded anchors through soft tissue and bone in one step, the Tiss...
Company:Arthrex

Bioabsorbable (PLLA) Wedge Interference Screws

Description:... The Stryker bioabsorbable Wedge Interference Screw is made of Poly-L Lactic Acid (PLLA). The patented wedge design makes it perfect for cruciate reconstruction and is indicated...
Company:Stryker Corporation

Bio-Post and Washer System

Description:... The Bio-Post and Washer System offers a bioabsorbable PLLA screw post for suture or soft tissue fixation in ligament repair or reconstruction. The tapered 35 mm length and cancellous screw design provide ...
Company:Arthrex

Mini Bio-Anchor w/Needles

Description:... The Mini Bio-Anchor with Needles is a 2.4 mm x 7 mm bioabsorbable implant that provides 120 Newtons of pull-out strength. The bioabsorbable, PLDLA amorphous copolymer anchor retains initial fixation strength througho...
Company:Arthrex
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Forehead lift

...onitor to guide his movements. Yet another advancement to endoscopic forehead lift surgery is with a fixation device known as an Endotine [5] The bioabsorbable Endotine implant is: Essentially a hanger with five small tines Affixed by inserting a flanged post into a drill hole in the skull First, th...
Bioabsorbable in Biological News

The Lancet publishes first clinical trial data of a fully bioabsorbable drug eluting stent

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 13, 2008 Data published today in The Lancet from ABSORB, the worlds first clinical trial of a fully bioabsorbable drug eluting stent for the treatment of coronary artery disease, demonstrated no stent thrombosis, no clinically driven target lesion revascularizations (re-t...
Bioabsorbable in Biological Technology

Zeus Webinar: Bioabsorbable Polymers as Biomaterials

Anticipated to promote greater awareness and understanding in the field of bioabsorbable polymers, Zeus presents free webinar on August 28, 2008 ORANGEBURG, S.C., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeus, Inc., a leader in polymer science, is pleased to announce it will be hosting an informative and cut...

The Lancet Publishes Results From World's First Clinical Trial of a Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Coronary Stent

Future Generation Treatment from Abbott Shows No Thrombosis, Low MACE Rates Out to One Year in Preliminary Clinical Study of Thirty Patients ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data published today in The Lancet from ABSORB, the world's first clinical trial of a fully bioabs...

Micell Technologies' Rapid Absorption Polymer DES System to be Presented at CRT 2009

...e it is the first of a new generation of stents being developed to precisely deliver a drug while safely eliminating the polymer faster than any other bioabsorbable coating that is commercially available," said Kandzari. "The unique formulation that allows the polymer to be absorbed at the same time that the drug ...

Electrospinning: Emerging New Technology at Zeus

...ctures within the body. Cellular growth is allowed as the electrospun fabric acts as a scaffolding to permit integration into the body. In the case of bioabsorbable materials, the scaffolding is eventually absorbed, leaving a structure of the body's own cells intact. To meet application demands, Zeus is able to in...

Micell Forges Strategic Agreement to Develop Advanced Drug-Eluting Stents and Balloons

...ons. The specific terms of the agreements have not been disclosed. Micell's technology provides for a unique way for the delivery of drugs within bioabsorbable polymers. The company has developed a drug-polymer formulation that can precisely and consistently control drug elution and the duration of polymer ex...

Coapt Systems New CEO, Laureen DeBuono, to Fuel Company's Growth and Product Innovation

... Drive Coapt's Growth In New Markets, Including Non-Invasive Aesthetics PALO ALTO, Calif., June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Coapt Systems, Inc., developer of bioabsorbable implants for the fixation of soft tissue in the plastic, reconstructive and sports medicine markets, announced today the appointment of Laureen DeBuon...

Organogenesis, Inc. Announces Acquisition of NanoMatrix, Inc.

... technology platform. While the collagen nanofiber is the core of NanoMatrix's proprietary technology, its patents also cover many different synthetic bioabsorbable polymer types and blends. "Researchers have used electrospinning techniques to produce a variety of material, including vascular grafts, nerve guide...
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