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Biodegradable Orthopedic Implants Have Arrived

SpecialChem / Sep 1, 2007

Biodegradable medical implants compete directly with traditional metal devices, and the change to biodegradables is a growing trend in this market sector. Inion produces 11 different product ranges of biodegradable orthopedic fixation devices such as pins, plates, and screws that are marketed to four specific therapeutic areas: biodegradable cranio-maxillofacial (skull and jaw), orthopedic trauma (treatment of fractures), sports medicine devices, and dental implants.

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