ConforMIS News

Archive for 2008

  • Dienstag, 12/9/08

    ConforMIS erweitert wissenschaftlichen Beirat

    ConforMIS hat heute bekanntgegeben, dass Richard D. Scott, M.D., Mitglied des wissenschaftlichen Beirats des Unternehmens wird. Der Beirat besteht aus einer Gruppe von erstklassigen orthopädischen Chirurgen und Wissenschaftlern, die das kontinuierliche Bestreben des Unternehmens unterstützen, patientenspezifische Lösungen zu entwickeln und Patienten bereitzustellen.

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  • Dienstag, 11/4/08

    ConforMIS Introduces Third Implant for Arthritic Knees (Xconomy)

    ConforMIS, an orthopedic device maker in Burlington, MA, said today it is introducing the third product in its line of implants designed to make knee surgery less invasive. Made to order for each patient based on data from CT or MRI scans; these implants replace only the areas of the knee showing signs of osteoarthritis….

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  • Samstag, 11/1/08

    A knee implant just for you (Medical Design)

    Rapid manufacturing methods are gaining ground in the production of custom-fit medical implants. “3D printing is becoming an increasingly popular method for design and direct digital manufacturing (DDM) where customization and quick turnaround are important,” says Jon Cobb, vice president and general manager for Dimension 3D Printing Group, a business unit of Stratasys, Eden Prairie,…

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  • Montag, 10/6/08

    OR-Live to Webcast Patient-Specific Bicompartmental Knee Resurfacing Surgery

    The iDuo bicompartmental resurfacing implant was featured on an OR Live webcast featuring Dr. Tom Minas, Director of the Cartilage Repair Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Dr. Wolfgang Fitz, Associate Orthopedic Surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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  • Montag, 8/25/08

    ConforMIS, Inc. zum Gewinner des North American Frost & Sullivan Award 2008 in der Kategorie Medizinprodukt-Innovation im Gesundheitswesen gekürt

    Frost & Sullivan hat aufgrund einer kürzlich durchgeführten Analyse des personalisierten Gesundheitsmarkts entschieden, ConforMIS auszuzeichnen. Diese Auszeichnung unterstützt das Bestreben des Unternehmens, vollständig patientenspezifische orthopädische Implantate bereitzustellen.

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  • Montag, 8/4/08

    ConforMIS, Inc. führt erstes, patientenspezifisches bikompartimentelles Knie-Oberflächenersatzsystem auf dem Markt ein

    ConforMIS gab heute die Markteinführung der ersten und einzigen patientenspezifischen, bikompartimentellen Knie-Oberflächenersatzprothese auf dem Markt bekannt. Das iDuo™-System ist das dritte minimal-invasive, patientenspezifische Implantat, das ConforMIS zur Behandlung von Knie-Arthrose entwickelt hat, der häufigsten Ursache für Knieendoprothesen-Eingriffe.

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  • Freitag, 8/1/08

    ConforMIS, aims to stop agony of knee surgery (NECN)

    Knee surgery is hardly a cutting edge procedure. Each year hundreds of thousands are performed in the US. In Massachusetts, one fast growing company is now hoping to offer some brand new technology to patients facing the operation. 600,000 Americans will get their crumbling, arthritic knees replaced this year with metal implants. The surgery’s no…

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  • Montag, 7/14/08

    Are all knee implants the same? (Boston Globe)

    Until recently, the implants that orthopedic surgeons put in aching knees have come in a limited number of shapes and sizes, regardless of the gender or knee architecture of the individual patient. But in the last year and a half or so, two companies – Zimmer and ConforMIS – have been marketing tailored implants designed…

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  • Dienstag, 7/1/08

    Making a better implant (Medical Design)

    Demand for medical implants should increase 9.3% annually to $43.6 billion in 2011, according to a report by industry researchers The Freedonia Group, Cleveland, ( The company says cardiac implants are expected to remain the top-selling group, led by stents and defibrillators, with demand expanding 9% annually to almost $20 billion in 2011. Demand for orthopedic implants…

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  • Dienstag, 6/17/08

    Benefits of Personalized Knee Implant Detailed (Hospital Buyer)

    The June issue of the journal Orthopedics Today includes an article which describes a knee implant and the accompanying tools manufactured by ConforMIS, Incorporated. TheiUni®unicompartmental knee surfacing implant is placed with iJig instruments. The article published describes a surgical procedure which incorporates these tools. Benefits of utilizing this implant include the ability to preserve more bone during…

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