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In2Bones Commercializes CoLink® View “See-Through” Plating System

November 29, 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 29, 2018--In2Bones Global, Inc. today announces the commercial launch of the CoLink ® View Plating System.

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CoLink® View Bone Plates offer transverse joint compression through a combination titanium metal and high-performance polyether ether ketone (PEEK) hub that is X-ray transparent. This allows the surgeon to watch the patient’s bone fusion site during the post-surgical healing process. Traditional metal plates cannot do this because metal absorbs X-rays and blocks the image underneath. (Photo: Business Wire)

CoLink® View Bone Plates, marketed under the CoLink ® View brand name, incorporate a unique combination of titanium metal and a high-performance polymer called polyether ether ketone (PEEK).

The CoLink ® View MTP and Lapidus Plates are used in fusion surgery for arthritic toe joints and stabilizing the bones of the mid foot, respectively. Both provide transverse joint compression through an X-ray transparent PEEK hub. This allows the surgeon to watch the patient’s bone fusion site during the post-surgical healing process.

Traditional metal plates cannot do this because metal absorbs X-rays and blocks the image underneath. The “see-through” hub is unique to this new In2Bones plating system, and one of many device innovations designed by the company.

In addition to X-ray transparency, PEEK has a benefit of being less stiff than metal and more similar to the elasticity of bone. Bones need mechanical stress (elasticity) during the healing process. Stiffer, all metal implants may eliminate the positive elasticity and slow healing.

The CoLink ® View is the sixth In2Bones PEEK-related implant system to reach commercialization. It demonstrates In2Bones’ commitment to expanding the extremities market by launching innovative technological advancements to improve surgical outcomes and patient care.

For more information about In2Bones Global, Inc. extremity products, please visit  www.In2Bones.com.

About In2Bones

Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, In2Bones is a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of medical devices for the treatment of disorders and injuries of the upper (hand, wrist, elbow) and lower (foot and ankle) extremities. For more information, visit www.i2b-usa.com.

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CONTACT: Jon Simon | Sr. Vice President of Marketing

M: 512.739.5793 • O: 901.260.7931 • F: 844-712-6637

Email:jsimon@i2b-usa.com

https://www.linkedin.com/company/22344175/Bob Reed

Element-R Partners

630.579.1770

bob@rurelevant.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA TENNESSEE

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SURGERY HEALTH MEDICAL DEVICES

SOURCE: In2Bones Global, Inc.

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