New Study Shows Use of Kinamed’s CarboJet® System Yields Increased Bone Cement Penetration in Total Knee Arthroplasty, Even When No Tourniquet Is Used
August 7, 2019
August 7, 2019 Camarillo, California – A new clinical study published in the Journal of Arthroplasty demonstrates that use of the CarboJet CO2 Bone Preparation System from Kinamed Incorporated yields increased bone cement penetration in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), even during tourniquetless surgery in which a thigh tourniquet was not used to control bleeding at any time during the procedure. As stated in the study, “Tourniquetless TKA is experiencing resurgence in popularity due to potential pain control benefits. Furthermore, optimal cement technique and implant fixation remain paramount to long-term cemented TKA success, as aseptic loosening continues to be... read more...
CarboJet® Employed in Study Showing Tourniquetless Total Knee Arthroplasty Decreases Pain and Opioid Consumption in Women
December 12, 2018
Given the opioid crisis in America, surgical protocols that minimize opioid consumption are highly sought after. A recently published study shows that elimination of the tourniquet during TKA may be one such protocol. CAMARILLO, CALIF. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 11, 2018 A new clinical study published in the Journal of Arthroplasty comparing total knee replacement (TKR) surgery with and without use of the traditional thigh tourniquet demonstrated that female patients in the no-tourniquet group experienced significantly less post-operative pain and consumed fewer opioids as compared to female patients in the tourniquet group. In 2017, there were approximately 50,000 opioid drug overdose deaths in... read more...
June 5, 2014
Kinamed begins SuperCable distribution in Japan with Yufu Itonaga Co., Ltd. Camarillo, CA June 5, 2014 – Kinamed Inc. announced today that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) granted regulatory clearance for Kinamed’s SuperCable® Iso-elastic, Polymer Cerclage System. MHLW clearance enables Kinamed to begin SuperCable commercialization in Japan through its longtime Japanese distribution partner, Yufu Itonaga Co., Ltd. of Tokyo. The SuperCable System is used in a wide range of orthopedic reconstructive and trauma applications, and it is the only iso-elastic, polymer cerclage system on the market anywhere in the world. Bob Bruce, Kinamed’s Vice President of... read more...
February 7, 2013
Kinamed, Inc. licenses patented reliability verification technology to Blue Belt Technologies Camarillo, CA (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 — Kinamed Incorporated, an innovative medical device company whose focus includes technology for computer assisted orthopaedic surgery, today announced that it has agreed to non-exclusively license its patent 6,711,431 to Blue Belt Technologies, Inc. The patent covers an intraoperative method of verifying the reliability of a computer assisted surgical navigation procedure. “This patent fundamentally covers the ‘verification point’ concept – the method of checking and confirming, during surgery, the reliability and accuracy of a computer assisted navigation procedure that is performed with optically... read more...
December 4, 2007
In a recent issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS), unparalleled surgical outcomes were reported when using Kinamed’s FDA-cleared KineMatch® Patello-Femoral Replacement device which replaces just one part of the knee unlike “total knee replacements” that replace all three compartments of the knee. Camarillo, CA (PRWEB) December 4, 2007 — In a recent issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS), unparalleled surgical outcomes were reported when using Kinamed’s FDA-cleared KineMatch® Patello-Femoral Replacement device which replaces just one part of the knee unlike “total knee replacements” that replace all three compartments of the knee. Twenty-five... read more...