Prosthetics that are used
today to completely replace bones are limited by the inability to expand
without the patient feeling pain or going in for multiple surgeries.
Our new prosthetic will improve the quality of life for oncological
patients, but also has practical applications in trauma
emergencies and orthopedic corrections.
A comminuted fracture is a
fracture in which the bone is splintered or
crushed. Rather than trying to pin crushed bones together which often
requires numerous surgeries, the crushed bone can be replaced with our new
prosthetic and will continue to grow as the patient grows.
include use in patients with
and myelomeningocele, which
is a congenital disorder where the backbone and spinal canal do not close
before birth. This prosthetic can be used to replace any damaged
bone, with the added benefit of the implant continuing to grow with the