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DePuy Synthes acquires 3D printing technology for patient-specific implants

DePuy Synthes, an orthopaedic and neurological branch of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), has acquired 3D printing technology from Michigan-based Tissue Regeneration Systems. The full financial terms remain undisclosed, but the technology will support fabrication of patient-specific implants that promote the regrowth of bone tissue. A demonstration of 3D printed implants. Quote inset from Glen Pierson, Director R&D

By |2017-04-26T15:29:53+00:00April 26th, 2017|PEEk Polymer|0 Comments

Around 9 Million Implanted Devices Using PEEK-OPTIMA™ Polymer

The number of implanted devices using PEEK-OPTIMA™ polymer has now increased to around nine million, worldwide. Pioneering developments and close collaboration with device companies, as well as assembling and sharing early clinical results with the medical community, have helped medical-grade PEEK innovator Invibio to deliver this progress. The dedicated medical “International PEEK Meeting” taking place

By |2017-04-26T15:30:51+00:00April 26th, 2017|PEEk Polymer|0 Comments

Close to the bone: Why manufacturers are using PEEK products

Today more and more manufacturers of medical products are using PEEK (polyetheretherketone) for bone surgery, but also in areas of traumatology and orthopedics. Why PEEK? Because this material is biocompatible, inert to body fluids and can be processed relatively easy with high precision micro moulding for individual implants or surgical instruments. For medical products, PEEK

By |2017-04-26T16:07:35+00:00April 21st, 2017|PEEk Polymer|0 Comments

Novel Spine Device on its Plasmapore®XP Surface

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Aesculap Implant Systems, LLC, a medical device company with long-standing expertise in applying biocompatible surface treatments to orthopaedic implants, announced today a new warranty program on its established portfolio of surface-enhanced interbodies for spinal fusion. This warranty announcement coincides with the launch of the TSpace®XP interbody system,

By |2017-04-26T16:01:08+00:00April 17th, 2017|PEEk Polymer|0 Comments
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