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Invibio PEEK-OPTIMA® HA Enhanced

New high-performance biocompatible polymer, PEEK-OPTIMA® HA Enhanced, soon to be available in China for spinal fusion implants

New high-performance biocompatible polymer, PEEK-OPTIMA® HA Enhanced, soon to be available in China for spinal fusion implants

Thornton Cleveleys (UK) – An innovative high-performance polymer for spinal fusion implants, PEEK-OPTIMA® HA Enhanced, which enables early and direct bone apposition, has now passed biocompatibility testing in China.1 This paves the way for approval by the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) and local legal compliance, as confirmed in the Regulatory Affairs (RA) clearance process. In Europe and the [...]

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Invibio spinal rods

New European approval: Semi-rigid spinal rods now available to bridge treatment gap

New European approval: Semi-rigid spinal rods now available to bridge treatment gap

Thornton Cleveleys (UK) – Polymeric spinal rods provide a bridge between rigid all-metal spinal implants and more dynamic therapeutic options. Adopting this "bridging" approach, France-based Innov'spine, a leading specialist in innovative solutions for spinal surgery, is offering a new PEEK-polymer rod system in its VEOS product line. The new rods are made of PEEK-OPTIMA®, an implantable polyetherether-ketone (PEEK) polymer available [...]

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Invibio_Weigao PEEK rods

China's Weigao and Britain´s Invibio collaborate on spinal implant development and market introduction

China's Weigao and Britain´s Invibio collaborate on spinal implant development and market introduction

Spine stabilisation system made from PEEK-OPTIMA® polymer expands proven track record in replacing metal implants in the treatment of clinical conditions of the spine into China Thornton Cleveleys (UK), May 21, 2015 – China's largest manufacturer of implants and related surgical instruments for traumatology and spine surgery, Weigao Orthopaedic Device, is offering a spinal stabilisation system called “Tulip”, which uses semi-rigid [...]

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2nd International PEEK Meeting: Invibio Biomaterial Solutions spearheads medical research for implantable PEEK polymer devices

2nd International PEEK Meeting: Invibio Biomaterial Solutions spearheads medical research for implantable PEEK polymer devices

Global meeting in Washington, D.C. puts spotlight on latest advances in the implementation of PEEK polymers for medical applications Thornton Cleveleys (UK), April 21, 2015 – Leading-edge research into medical-grade PEEK* technology and its clinical applications will be presented at the 2nd International PEEK Meeting. Participants include engineers, scientists, regulators and clinicians from academia, industry and government agencies, worldwide. The meeting [...]

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Invibio: Meditech Spine uses PEEK-OPTIMA® HA Enhanced from Invibio for next generation of cervical intervertebral fusion devices

Invibio: Meditech Spine uses PEEK-OPTIMA® HA Enhanced from Invibio for next generation of cervical intervertebral fusion devices

“Becoming part of a team of pioneers” – the second FDA clearance of a device composed of PEEK-OPTIMA HA Enhanced Thornton Cleveleys (UK), April 16, 2015 – Meditech Spine, Atlanta/USA has received the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market the next generation of its Talos® line of interbody devices. These cervical intervertebral fusion devices rely on [...]

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