Japanese alliance launches resorbable bone connectors
This article was originally published in Clinica
Japanese companies Chugai and Gunze have launched a range of resorbable bone connecting pins co-developed by the two manufacturers. The poly-l-lactic acid devices, which will be used for fracture repair and other surgical procedures, are claimed to be stronger and more flexible than traditional connectors. The pins keep their strength for up to three months before being gradually absorbed by the body.
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