Vivex Biologics launched the VIA Mend™ line of bone graft substitutes.
The products can be molded to fill bone defects and supports an environment for bone growth. It is available in two types of formulations to offer maximum versatility:
The VIA Mend™ Bioactive Strip is an osteoconductive, bioactive, porous implant that allows for bony ingrowth across the graft site. The bone graft matrix is slowly resorbed and replaced by new bone tissue during the natural healing process. Upon hydration, the strip conformation can be used in its original shape or optionally molded into alternative shapes to address the unique contours of each defect.
The VIA Mend™ Putty is a highly absorbent, moldable biocomposite putty. It is available in cylinder shaped pucks and can be molded when hydrated with autogenous bone marrow. It maintains integrity upon post-surgical irrigation and is fully resorbed during bone formation and remodeling. It is osteoconductive and becomes osteoinductive and osteogenic when mixed with autogenous bone marrow.
Michele Pablos, MBA, VP and GM of Ortho & Fusion Therapies at VIVEX, said, "Our next generation VIA Mend™ Bioactive Strip sets us apart from the many synthetic competitors as it is the perfect trio of Carbonate Apatite bone mineral, highly purified Type I Collagen, and 45S5 Bioactive Glass."
Source: Vivex Biologics