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Replication Medical Inc.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Replication Medical is developing a spinal disc nucleus replacement based on a two phase, expandable hydrogel that has properties that ideally suit it for the intervertebral disc space. The implant swells and contracts to fill the disc space; it swells when a person is "downloaded" at night, and compresses water out when the spine is loaded.

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