Monday, July 16, 2018

News: Biologics - Artoss Announces FDA Clearance to Market of NanoBone® SBX Putty

Artoss, Inc. is pleased to announce that, on October 26, 2016, Artoss GmbH received notice from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration that NanoBone® SBX Putty has been cleared to market as 510(k) K161351.

Walter Gerike, Managing Director of Artoss GmbH said, “Nanotechnology is the key technology for the 21st century and Artoss is harnessing this potential for orthopaedic surgery. In NanoBone SBX Putty, we have a product that combines Applied NanoBiology™ for bone repair with perfect handling for the surgeon.” NanoBone synthetic bone graft products have been used in Europe for ten years in approaching 400,000 clinical cases across all indications.

 James J. Cassidy, Ph.D., Managing Director of Artoss, Inc., the exclusive North American distributors for NanoBone in orthopaedic surgery, stated, “NanoBone technology has been in great demand by U.S. surgeons since we launched NanoBone Granules in 2015. NanoBone SBX Putty offers the same clinical performance in an easier to use presentation. We look forward to introducing this product in a variety of sizes to the U.S. market in the coming weeks.”

Artoss, Inc.
15900 155th St.
NE Foley, MN 56329

Published at Orthoworld

Friday, March 16, 2018

News - Biologics:KICVentures Acquires Unique Portfolio of Synthetic Bioactive Glass for Its Newest Portfolio Company NanoFuse Biologics LLC

KICVentures acquires NanoFuse biologic platform, broadening its portfolio to serve new growth markets.
Mar 12, 2018, 12:35pm EDT
BOSTONMarch 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- KICVentures, a Boston-based private investment firm leading in healthcare technology, announced today that it has acquired all assets of Amend Surgical Inc., offering several unique synthetic bioactive glass products and an FDA-cleared combination of demineralized bone matrix (DBM) and bioactive glass. The acquisition allows KICVentures to broaden its portfolio of biologics, positioning NanoFuse Biologics LLC to serve new markets and drive revenue growth worldwide. Amend Surgical Inc. will continue to manufacture the NanoFuse® Bioactive Matrix during the transition and focus exclusively on dental applications for the NanoFuse technology platform.

NanoFuse Bioactive Matrix is a unique and proprietary blend of DBM that combines the osteoinductive capabilities of demineralized bone with the osteostimulative properties of bioactive glass.

Results of animal studies conducted internally and by independent laboratories demonstrate that NanoFuse Bioactive Matrix performs better than other commercially available bone void filler implant preparations that include only DBM. Additionally, the calcium-based bioactive glass used in NanoFuse Bioactive Matrix allows production of an exceedingly strong interfacial bond between the graft and adjacent bony tissue within minutes.

"The NanoFuse matrix technology is the next generation of biologics, which, unlike any biologic on the market, offers surgeons the synergistic combination of bioactive glass and demineralized allograft bone in a single product," said KICVentures Founder and CEO, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Kingsley R. Chin. "The NanoFUSE matrix will come in a variety of configurations, offered as either a combination synthetic plus DBM or fully synthetic product - both of which KICVentures has the exclusive global rights to."

About KICVentures [KICVentures] is a private investment company founded in 2005 by Harvard-trained Orthopedic Surgeon & Professor Dr. Kingsley R. Chin, who brings unique experience at the intersection of medicine, business and information technology. KICVentures is equipped with a strong advantage in identifying niche healthcare opportunities, headquartered in Boston, Mass.