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First Bioabsorbable Fixation System in Craniofacial Surgery on the 15th Anniversary of Its US Utility

Pietrzak, William S. PhD*†; Habal, Mutaz B. MD, FRCSC, FACS

Journal of Craniofacial Surgery: March 2011 - Volume 22 - Issue 2 - p 395-401
doi: 10.1097/SCS.0b013e31820a564a
Special Editorials

From the *Biomet, Inc, Warsaw, Indiana; †Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; and ‡Tampa Bay Craniofacial Center, Tampa, Florida.

Received December 1, 2010.

Accepted for publication December 3, 2010.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to William S. Pietrzak, PhD, Biomet, Inc, 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw, IN 46582; E-mail:

All trademarks herein are the property of Biomet, Inc, or its subsidiaries unless otherwise indicated. PDS® and Craniosorb® are trademarks of Johnson & Johnson Co. Poly Surgiclip® is a trademark of US Surgical Corp. FRP™ is a trademark of Macropore, Inc. Delta™ is a trademark of Stryker, Corp. CPS® is a trademark of Inion Ltd. Resorb-X™ is a trademark of KLS-Martin, LP. Biosorb™ is a trademark of Linvatec. Synthes® is a trademark of Synthes, Inc.

The authors report no conflicts of interest.

© 2011 Mutaz B. Habal, MD