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PEEK helps spinal implant better mimic bone

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 | Permalink

A modulus of elasticity that is very close to that of bone and allows better load transer was a deciding factor in choosing polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin for a newly approved transfer cervical fusion cage implant. Sintea Plustek S.r.l. ‘s (Milan) new DOMINO cervical fusion cage implant is made from Solvay Specialty Polymers Zeniva PEEK resin and has earned the CE mark, which enables it to be sold throughout the European market. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  Solvay Advanced Polymers Zeniva PEEK polyetheretherketone spinal fusion implant read more

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Maxim Surgical picks PEEK rods for spinal implant

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Maxim Surgical (Richardson, TX), a recently established and privately owned designer and manufacturer of spinal implants, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for a cervical interbody fusion system made of machined polyetheretherketone (PEEK) rods. The fusion system is hollow so that bone can grow through the device, fusing the adjacent bony surfaces of the vertebrae. The cervical spacer for the spinal fusion market is Maxim’s first orthopedic implant. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  PEEK Solvay implants read more

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