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Sonoma Orthopedic Products Inc. Announces Acquisition of Key NovaLign™ Orthopaedics, Inc. Assets



2/14/2011 9:22:43 AM

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoma Orthopedic Products announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain key assets of NovaLign Orthopaedics, Inc.

The acquired intellectual property, assets, and licenses relate to novel intramedullary designs for least invasive fracture fixation. Complementary to Sonoma's proprietary WaviBody(TM) Technology, it is another type of flexible-to-rigid science that allows implants to be inserted into bones in a flexible condition and then locked securely to hold fractures in place during healing. The acquired technology will be marketed under the TaperBody(TM) brand. TaperBody implants can be inserted without violating surrounding joints and are especially useful for long bone fractures. Sonoma Orthopedic Products expects to begin rolling out TaperBody products in Q2 of this year.

About Sonoma Orthopedic Products, Inc.

Sonoma Orthopedic Products is a private orthopedic device company specializing in the development and marketing of least invasive, fracture specific implant systems for addressing problematic fractures. Located in Santa Rosa, CA, the company is bringing significant new treatment options to the orthopedic trauma market.

Contact: Glen Coleman, press@sonomaorthopedics.com

SOURCE Sonoma Orthopedic Products, Inc.


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