News/Press Releases

4 March 2019

Integrum and Sahlgrenska sign new contract for OPRA™ Implant System

Mölndal, 04 March 2019 Integrum, a leading provider ofinnovative solutions for bone anchored prosthetics, has today announced it has signed a two-year contract with Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, to supply the hospital with OPRA™ Implant System products.

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25 February 2019

Integrum’s OPRA™ Implant System helping patients in new, world-class osseointegration centre in the U.K.

Integrum, a leading provider of innovative solutions for bone anchored prosthetics, is collaborating with The London Clinic and London International Patient Services to offer an innovative surgical service to above-the-knee and arm amputees in the U.K.

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5 February 2019

The first dexterous and sentient hand prosthesis has been successfully implanted

A female Swedish patient with hand amputation has become the first recipient of an osseo-neuromuscular implant to control a dexterous hand prosthesis. In a pioneering surgery, titanium implants were placed in the two forearm bones (radius and ulnar), from which electrodes to nerves and muscle were extended to extract signals to control a robotic hand and to provide tactile sensations. This makes it the first clinically viable, dexterous and sentient prosthetic hand usable in real life. The breakthrough is part of the European project DeTOP.

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4 February 2019

New study shows Integrum’s OPRA™ Implant System to be safe and durable method to treat thumb amputees

Integrum, a leading provider of innovative solutions for bone anchored prosthetics, is pleased to announce that the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) has published details of a study featuring Integrum’s OPRA™ implant system to enable osseointegrated thumb reconstruction. The study results, published in the January 2019 issue, indicate that the OPRA™ Implant System is a safe and durable method to treat patients with thumb amputations.

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28 January 2019

Come and meet Carol & Rick, limb loss patients now benefitting from Integrum’s bone anchored implant system, at AAOS 2019

Carol Davis and Rick Cicero have both suffered traumatic limb loss experiences. Their quality of life has subsequently benefitted from Integrum’s pioneering OPRA™ bone anchored implant system.

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23 January 2019

Integrum chairman, Dr. Rickard Brånemark, takes on a research position at MIT

Integrum, a leading provider of innovative solutions for bone anchored prosthetics, is pleased to announce that the company’s founder, principal owner and chairman of the board, Dr. Rickard Brånemark, has accepted a part time research position at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, USA.

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16 January 2019

Integrum appoints Blake E. Pokress as Vice President of North America

Integrum, a leading provider of innovative solutions for bone anchored prosthetics, is today proud to announce the appointment of Blake E. Pokress as its Vice President of North America.

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3 December 2018

Integrum collaborating with Chalmers to develop new artificial joint to restore wrist-like movements to forearm amputees

Mölndal 3 december 2018 A new artificial joint restores important wrist-like movements to forearm amputees, something which could dramatically improve their quality of life. A group of researchers led by Max Ortiz Catalan, Research Director at Integrum and Associate Professor at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have published their research in the journal IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering. 

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21 November 2018

Integrum collaboration project awarded research grant forneuromuscular control of robotic leg prostheses

Integrum today announced that a collaboration project the company is developing together with Chalmers University of Technology and Sahlgrenska University Hospital has been awarded a research grant of SEK 4.6 million by Swelife 

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15 November 2018

Meet Integrum at ISPO Sweden 15-16 November 2018

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13 November 2018

Integrum receives prestigious award

Integrum AB receives the Swedish Embedded Award 2018 for the development of cutting edge neuroprosthetic technology.

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12 October 2018

First surgery in Germany with the OPRA™ implant system

For the first time a patient in Germany has undergone surgery with Integrum’s OPRA bone anchored implant system. The surgery was carried out at University Medical Center in Göttingen. 

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