Attendees of the 11th Congress of the Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons witnessed firsthand the advantages of the new Uplifter Expandable Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion device from Full Science & Technology Development (Beijing).
The device would be surgically implanted into the injured area of the spinal cord, where it serves as a type of “bridge” between living nerve cells above and below the area of injury, said University of Minnesota researchers.
The plant provides custom molding and contract manufacturing services for consumer product applications. In reporting its Q2 2018 financial results, the company referenced the loss of a consumer product customer near the start of the year.
The new extruder line features a fully automated underwater pelletizer that allows the processing of soft materials, such as TPE and TPU, to meet growing global demand for soft-touch materials in medical and other applications.
Compared with conventional polyethylene (PE), using cross-linked PE in hip implants results in lower wear rates and a reduction in bone loss, and, most importantly for the patient, fewer cases of revision surgery.