NM_971 - Bioactive osteointegrative surface for compromised patients (e.g. osteoporotic or diabetic)
Biocompatible and bioactive metal surfaces coated with UV-activated 7-Dehydrocholesterol (7-DHC) that stimulate bone formation. 7-DHC, the precursor of vitamin D, once activated with UV-light is used by the cells to locally produce active vitamin D after implantation. For use in bone implants, especially in compromised patients (e.g. osteoporotic or diabetic).