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Ascension Orthopedics Introduces the Silicone PIP Implant System

...ants for the hand. We are excited to offer a full range of implants for the mcp and PIP joints, both in PyroCarbon and in Silicone," states Andrew J. Miclo...scension was an innovative pyrolytic carbon total joint replacement for the mcp joint of the hand. The company has since increased its joint replacement pr...

Three Industry Veterans Join Ascension Orthopedics

...tin, Texas in 1996. In 2001, Ascension received FDA PMA approval for its first product, an innovative pyrolytic carbon total joint replacement for the mcp (Knuckle) joint of the hand. The company has since increased its joint replacement product line to include implants for the shoulder, elbow, wrist, fi...

Ascension Orthopedics Closes $21 Million Financing and Recruits an Orthopedics Industry Veteran as CEO

...t in Austin, Texas in 1996 and in 2001 received FDA PMA approval for its first product, an innovative pyrolytic carbon total joint replacement for the mcp (Knuckle) joint of the hand. The company has since increased its joint replacement product line to include implants for the shoulder, elbow, wrist, fi...

USAID Announces First Malaria Communities Program Grants

...ffort to combat malaria at the local level." The mcp is a $30 million initiative created under the Pres... Africa. First Lady Laura Bush first announced the mcp at a White House Summit on Malaria in December 200...al ownership of malaria control for the long term. mcp grant recipients will operate within respective PM...

Fifth US Patient Receives Artificial Heart

...e. // "The operation went well and the artificial heart is performing flawlessly," Dr. Louis Samuels, director of the cardiac transplant team at mcp Hahnemann University, said in a statement. "However, despite restored strong circulatory support from the AbioCor, the patient is experiencing pulmona...
MCP in Medical Products

Silicone MCP

Description: The efficient choice for small joint replacement technology -- the Ascension Silicone MCP features a similar design to our PyroCarbon MCP and utilizes the same instrumentation for intra-operative flexibility....
Company:Ascension Orthopedics

2073 MOLDED PLASTIC THUMB SPLINT

Description:...t in the fingers and preserves maximum function of the hand. This is an excellent choice to treat DeQuervain's Tendonitis, strains and sprains of the mcp joint, basal joint arthritis, advanced carpal tunnel syndrome and cumulative trauma disorders of the thumb and wrist....
Company:Truform-OTC

2087 LIGHTWEIGHT BREATHABLE WRIST/THUMB SPLINT

Description:... This is an excellent choice to treat DeQuervain's Tendonitis, strains and sprains of the mcp joint, basal joint arthritis, advanced carpal tunnel syndrome and cumulative trauma disorders of the thumb and wrist. Distal palmar crease contour al...
Company:Truform-OTC

Extended Length Boxer Splint

Description:... Designed to provide comfortable support, protection and immobilization mcp joint along with immobilization of the wrist...
Company:Corflex, Inc.

Dorsal Blocking Splint

Description:...issue development in the later stages of the healing process. The DBS rest dorsally on the hand and positions the wrist at 30° of flexion, the mcp joints at 70° of flexion and the IP joints of the fingers at full extension. The straps at the distal end of the fingers provide comfortable IP ex...
Company:Restorative Care of America

Combination Oppenheimer with Knuckle Bender

Description:... Combination Oppenheimer with Knuckle Bender - to dorsiflex wrist and flex mcp joints; includes two attachments to extend/flex distal finger joints....
Company:AliMed, Inc.

The Avanta Soft Skeletal Hand Implant System

Description:...rently available in other finger joints. Avanta also offers a Preflex™ Finger Joint Implant - angled at 30-degress to anatomically simulate the mcp joint at rest....
Company:Small Bone Innovations, Inc.

NeuFlex™ MCP/PIP Finger Joint Implant Systems

Description:... The design of the NeuFlex™ mcp and/or PIP Finger Joint Implant is based on numerous research studies of the structure and mechanics of the MCP/PIP joint. This prosthesis is inserted...
Company:DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

Surface Replacement, SR™, Hand Implant System

Features:...joint forces tend to be greatest, to further replicate normal joint kinematics. In two separate studies, wear and fatigue testing of the SR™ mcp implants demonstrated favorable structural performance which may translate to longer implant life with proper surgical technique. ...
Company:Small Bone Innovations, Inc.

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MCP in Biological News

Proteins in sperm unlock understanding of male infertility says new study

...essor of biology at San Francisco State University and Tammy Wu, post-doctoral fellow at SF State. The study is included in a special Oct. 10 issue of mcp dedicated to the clinical application of proteomics. "We suggest how the study of proteins is useful in the clinic, to help people move from infer...
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