Amedica was awarded U.S. Patent No. 9,399,309 for threading sinterable materials, such as silicon nitride and other ceramic materials. covering methods used for spinal fusion or other biomedical implants.
This is reported to be the first patent for threading in ceramic materials. AMDA implements the technology in its Valeo® II spinal fusion devices.
Further, AMDA affirmed completion of a 38% workforce reduction undertaken to better execute on strategic objectives.
Sources: Amedica Corporation; ORTHOWORLD Inc.