Actipore Material Introduction

Actipore™ PLF

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Actipore™ ACF

 


PRODUCTS UNDER  DEVELOPMENT

Actipore™ ALF

Actipore™ Vertebral Body Replacement System

Actipore™ as a surface coating

 


DIVESTED PRODUCTS

SpineCor

Orthobiom

 


SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Scientific Publications

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   




PAPERS PUBLISHED IN PERIODICALS

Prymac O., Bogdanski D., Köller M., Esenwein S. A., Muhr G., Beckmann F., Donath T., Assad M., Epple M.; Morphological characterization and in vitro biocompatibility of a porous nickel-titanium alloy. Biomaterials, 2005, 26(29), pp.5801-5807. (pdf/Morphological Micro CT 2005.pdf)

Assad M., Jarzem P., Leroux M.A., Coillard C., Chernyshov A.V., Charette S., Rivard C.H. Porous Titanium-Nickel for Intervertebral Fusion in a Sheep Model: Part 1. Histomorphometric and Radiological Analysis. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research (Applied Biomaterials), 2003, 64B(2), pp.107-120. (pdf/article1.pdf)

Assad M., Chernyshov A.V., Jarzem P., Leroux M.A., Coillard C., Charette S., Rivard C.H. Porous Titanium-Nickel for Intervertebral Fusion in a Sheep Model: Part 2. Surface Analysis and Nickel Release Assessment. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research (Applied Biomaterials), 2003, 64B(2),pp.121-129. (pdf/article2.pdf)

Assad M., Chernyshov A.V., Leroux M.A., Rivard C.H. A New Porous Titanium-Nickel Alloy : Part 1. Cytotoxicity and Genotoxicity Evaluation. Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, 2002, 12(3), pp.225-237. pdf\biocompatibilitypart1.pdf

Assad M., Chernyshov A.V., Leroux M.A., Rivard C.H. A New Porous Titanium-Nickel Alloy : Part 2. Sensitization, Irritation and Acute Systemic Toxicity Evaluation. Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, 2002, 12(4), pp.339-346. pdf\biocompatibilitypart2.pdf

Hutson S. Image Analysis Tests Intervertebral Implants. Biophotonics International, 2002, 9(8), pp.19-20. (pdf/Biophotonics 9(8) 2002 Image analysis.pdf)

Rhalmi S., Odin M., Assad M., Tabrizian M., Rivard C.H., Yahia L'H. Hard, Soft Tissue and In Vitro Cell Response to Porous Nickel-Titanium: A Biocompatibility Evaluation. Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, 1999, 9(3), pp.151-162. 

EXTENDED PAPERS IN EDITED PROCEEDINGS

Chernyshov A., Leroux M., Assad M., Dujovne A., Garcia-Belenguer E. Influence of porous TiNi morphology on mechanical properties, In: Advanced Biomaterials for Biomedical Applications, Mantovani D. (ed.), Proceedings of the Conference of the Metallurgical Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), 2002, pp.109-119.

Chernyshov A.V., Assad M., Leroux M.A., Sicotte B. Morphology characterisation of a porous TiNi product, In: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials, Srivatsan T.S. and Varin R.A. (eds.), ASM International, Materials Park, OH (USA), 2001, pp.522-539.

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Likibi F., Assad M., Chabot G., Leroux M.A., Rivard C.H. Influence of implant structure on interbody fusion: Porous nitinol vs. titanium implants. Seventh World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, Australia, May 17-21, 2004. pdf\new scientific publications\Abstract WBC 2004 Histo REV0.pdf

Likibi F., Assad M., Chabot G., Leroux M.A., Rivard C.H. Computer tomography evaluation of periprosthetic bone density following interbody fusion. Seventh World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, Australia, May 17-21, 2004. pdf\new scientific publications\Abstract WBC 2004 CT REV0.pdf

Schrooten J., Assad M., Leroux M.A., Van Humbeeck J. In vitro evaluation of porous nitinol corrosion resistance. Seventh World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, Australia, May 17-21, 2004. pdf\new scientific publications\Abstract WBC 2004 Corrosion REV0.pdf

Unger R.E., Peters K., Assad M., Schrooten J., Kirkpatrick C.J. Endothelial Cell Compatibility of Porous Nitinol. Seventh World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, Australia, May 17-21, 2004. pdf\new scientific publications\Abstract WBC 2004 Endothelial REV0.pdf

Van Cleynenbreugel T., Schrooten J., Assad M., Vander Sloten J. A micro-CT based screening technique to validate bone scaffold designs.  Seventh World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, Australia, May 17-21, 2004. pdf\new scientific publications\Abstract WBC 2004 Micro-CT REV0.pdf

Thébault M.A., Moreau S., Assad M., Rivard C.H., Leroux M.A. Cervical interbody fusion devices: A load-induced subsidence resistance evaluation. Seventh World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, Australia, May 17-21, 2004. pdf\new scientific publications\Abstract WBC 2004 Subsidence REV0.pdf

Moreau S., Thébault M.A., Assad M., Leroux M.A., Fomichev N.G. Clinical evaluation of porous nitinol as a cervical fusion device. Seventh World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, Australia, May 17-21, 2004. pdf\new scientific publications\Abstract WBC 2004 Cervical REV0.pdf

Thébault M.A., Moreau S., Assad M., Rivard C.H., Leroux M.A. Porous nitinol for intervertebral fusion: Mechanical characterization. Seventh World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, Australia, May 17-21, 2004. pdf\new scientific publications\Abstract WBC 2004 Mechanical REV0.pdf

Likibi F., Chabot G., Assad M., Coillard C., Leroux M.A., Rivard C.H. Effect of implant structure on bone apposition and integration: Comparative study of two posterior lumbar fusion devices. 50th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA, USA, March 7-10, 2004. pdfpdf\new scientific publications\Abstract ORS 2004 Histo REV0.pdf

Thébault M.A., Moreau S., Assad M., Likibi F., Rivard C.H., Chernyshov A., Leroux M.A. Mechanical testing of porous nitinol for intervertebral fusion devices. 50th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA, USA, March 7-10, 2004. pdf\new scientific publications\Abstract ORS 2004 Mechanical REV0.pdf

Assad M., Jarzem P., Leroux M.A., Coillard C., Rivard C.H. Intervertebral Body Fusion using a Porous Nitinol Alloy: 1-year Study in a Sheep Lumbar Spinal Model.  49th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA, USA, February 2-5, 2003. (pdf/Abstracts-February 2-5, 2003 Intervertebral body.pdf)

Assad M., Leroux M.A., Rivard C.H. Cytocompatibility and Genocompatibility Testing of a New Porous Nitinol Alloy.  49th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA, USA, February 2-5, 2003. (pdf/Abstracts-February 2-5, 2003 Cytocompatibility.pdf)

Rhalmi S., Assad M., Leroux M.A., Charette S., Rivard C.H. Spinal Evaluation of Porous Nitinol Particles: A Short-term Study in Rabbits.  49th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA, USA, February 2-5, 2003. (pdf/ORS February 2-5, 2003 Spinal evaluation.pdf)

Assad M., Leroux M.A., Rivard C.H. Porous Nitinol for Orthopaedic Applications: Evaluation of Sensitization Potential.  49th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA, USA, February 2-5, 2003. (pdf/Abstracts-February 2-5, 2003 Porous nitinol.pdf)

Assad M., Jarzem P., Leroux M.A., Rivard C.H. Biocompatibility of Porous Nitinol as an Orthopaedic Implant. SIROT-SICOT XXII World Congress, San Diego, CA, USA, August 23-30, 2002. (pdf/SIROT-SICOT Biocompatibility August 23-30, 2002.pdf)

Assad M., Jarzem P., Leroux M.A., Rivard C.H. Intervertebral Fusion using Porous Nitinol : A 12-month Sheep Study. SIROT-SICOT XXII World Congress, San Diego, CA, USA, August 23-30, 2002. (pdf/SIROT-SICOT Intervertebral August 23-30, 2002.pdf)

Chernyshov A., Leroux M.A., Assad M., Dujovne A., Garcia-Belenguer E. Influence of porous TiNi morphology on mechanical properties. Conference of Metallurgists COM 2002. Symposium on Advanced Materials for Biomedical Applications (SAMBA), Montréal, Canada, August 11-14, 2002. 

Assad M., Jarzem P., Leroux M.A., Rivard C.H. Porous Nitinol for Intervertebral Fusion: A Histomorphometry and Radiological Study in Sheep. The 28th Annual Meeting of the SOCIETY FOR BIOMATERIALS, Tampa, FL, USA, April 24-27, 2002. (pdf/SFB April 24-27, 2002 Porous nitinol.pdf)

Assad M., Chernyshov A., Leroux M.A., Rivard C.H. Surface Analysis of Porous Nitinol Spinal Implants and In Vivo Nickel Release Evaluation. The 28th Annual Meeting of the SOCIETY FOR BIOMATERIALS, Tampa, FL, USA, April 24-27, 2002. (pdf/Assad SFB April 24-27, 2002 Surface analysis.pdf)

Jarzem P., Leroux M.A., Assad M., Simonovich A., Fomichev N., Baykylov A. Porous TiNi Device for Degenerative Disc Diseases: Pre-clinical Study. 48th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Dallas, TX, USA, February 10-13, 2002. (pdf/ORS February 10-13, 2002 Porous TiNi.pdf)

Chernyshov A.V., Assad M., Leroux M.A., Sicotte B. Morphology Characterisation of a Porous TiNi Product. 10th International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials, Indianapolis, IN, USA, November 5-8, 2001. (pdf/Chernyshov, ASM conference, 2001.pdf)