Invibio partners with Olympic sprinter: 5 key points Featured

Written by  Mackenzie Garrity | Friday, 14 July 2017 12:23
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Olympic sprinter James Ellington partnered with Invibio Biomaterial Solutions and CarboFix Orthopedics to support patients recovering from traumatic injuries.

Here are five key points:


1. After a head-on collision of his motorbike with a car, Mr. Ellington suffered from a severe tibia fracture. He chose to use a CarboFix nail to repair the fracture, using carbon fiber and composite technology.


2. With trauma implants made from Invibio's PEEK-OPTIMA Ultra Reinforced, CarboFix looks to support Mr. Ellington and other patients suffering from similar injuries.


3. Invibio Biomaterial Solutions is looking at possibilities of new carbon fiber reinforced devices made from less still materials to increase successful surgeries and decrease recovery time.


4. CarboFix Orthopedics develops and manufactures orthopedic implants made of continuous carbon fiber reinforced polymers.


5. Invibio Biomaterial Solutions provides biomaterial solutions to medical device manufacturers.


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