Episurf Medical again increased protection for its intellectual property with another granted U.S. patent. The application covers Episurf's surgical drill guide with depth adjustment functionality, part of the Episealer® joint implant system.
The company received EU patent protection for the drill guide in 3Q16. Additional patents for Episurf's technologies have been granted in Australia and China.
Episealer personalized implants and Epiguide® surgical drill guides are intended to treat localized cartilage injury in joints.
Sources: Episurf Medical AB; ORTHOWORLD Inc.