SonicWeld Rx® | Clinical References

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The SonicWeld Rx® system has been well documented in many applications. The following is a brief list of published content.

Published Articles

1. Pilling e., et al., An experimental study of The Biomechanical stability of Ultrasound-Activated Pinned (sonicweld rx® + resorb-x®) and screwed Fixed (resorb-x®) resorbable Materials For osteosynthesis in the Treatment of simulated craniosynostosis in sheep, Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2007), doi:10.1016/j.bjoms.2006.12.008.

2. Pilling e., et al., An experimental in Vivo Analysis of the resorption to Ultrasound Activated Pins (sonicweld®) and standard Biodegradable screws (resorbx®) in sheep, Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2007), doi:10.1016/j.bjoms.2006.12.002.

3. Buijs G.J., et al., Mechanical strength and stiffness of the Biodegradable sonicweld rx® osteofixation system. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2009), doi:10.1016/j.joms.2008.07.022.

4. Stelnicki e.J., et al., Use of Absorbable Poly (d,l) lactic Acid in cranial-Vault remodeling: Presentation of the First case and lessons learned About its Use. cleft Palate - Craniofacial Journal, (2005) Jul;42(4):333-9.

5. Eckelt U, et al., Ultrasound Aided Pin Fixation of Biodegradable osteosynthetic Materials in cranioplasty for infants with craniosynostosis. J Craniomaxillofac Surg (2007), doi:10.1016/j.jcms.2007.04.005.

6. Reichwein A., et al., clinical experiences with osteosynthesis in the Panfacial region. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2009) doi:10.1016/j.joms.2008.12.033.

7. Cristofaro M. G., et al., A new system of resorbable rigid Three-dimensional Fixation Using Ultrasounds (sonicweld rx + sonic Pins rx) Adopted in craniofacial Traumatology: The Author’s experience. it J Maxillofac Surg (2009); 20:47-52.

8. Iglhaut, The Minimally invasive shell Technique for Bone Augmentation, Oralchirurgie Journal (2009), Vol. 9 no 3.

9. Meara d.J., et al., Fixation of le Fort i osteotomies with poly-dl-lactic acid mesh and ultrasonic welding—a new technique. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2011), doi:10.1016/j.joms.2011.03.011.

10. Heidemann w., Gerlach K.l., Sonographic examinations on the degradation of Bioresorbable osteosynthesis Materials. Biomed. Tech. 46 (2001), nr. 9, s. 236-240 [imp. fact.: 0.433].

11. Heidemann w., et al., Degradation of Poly(d,l)lactide implants with or without Addition of calciumphosphates in Vivo. Biomaterials, Volume 22, issue 17, September (2001), doi:10.1016/s0142-9612(00)00424-5.

12. Cho P. w. J., et al., Biomechanical study of sonicweld rx Pin in cortical Bone Graft layering Technique. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2011), doi:10.1016/j.joms.2010.05.016.

13. Burger B. w., Use of Ultrasound-Activated resorbable Poly-d-l-lactide Pins (sonicPins) and Foil Panels (resorb-x) for Horizontal Bone Augmentation of the Maxillary and Mandibular Alveolar ridges. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2011), doi:10.1016/j.joms.2010.02.021.

14. Iglhaut G, Schwarz F, Grundel M, Mihatovic I, Becker J, Schliephake H. Shell technique using a rigid resorbable barrier system for localized alveolar ridge augmentation. Clin. Oral Impl. Res 00, 2012, 1–6 doi: 10.1111/clr.12078



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