News/Press Releases

24 Nov 2020

Recovering Veteran Green Beret on Integrum's OPRA™ Implant System and His Road to Recovery

Watch this episode where Catch a Lift Fund interviews US war veteran, Bobby Dove, on his childhood, his journey within The U.S  Army Special Forces, and his life after being wounded in combat. In the episode, he also speaks about the problems he faced with his socket prosthesis, such as how the ratchet strap, used […]

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18 Nov 2020

Trevor Noah Podcast: Dr. Max Ortiz Discusses Bionic Limbs and Prosthetic Technology

In the Trevor Noah Podcast episode: Your Robot Brain, Dr. Max Ortiz Catalán explains that the communication gap that once lay between the most advanced prostheses and their users is, thanks to his research and collaboration with Integrum, now bridged. It is now possible to truly connect the brain and the prosthesis, and thereby achieve […]

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16 Nov 2020

Magnus Niska of Team e-OPRA won bronze medal at Cybathlon 2020 with Integrum's thought-control bionic arm

Team e-OPRA, a collaborative team made up of professionals from Integrum AB, Chalmers University of Technology, and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, faced fierce competition from all over the world at the Cybathlon 2020. Two athletes (also known as pilots) from Team e-OPRA representing Sweden—Magnus Niska and Tonney Forsberg—participated in the discipline “Power Arm Prosthetic Race“. This […]

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16 Nov 2020

TV4 interviews Magnus Niska, as he prepares to compete with his bionic arm in the Cybathlon 2020 Global Edition

Every four years, athletes with disabilities from all over the world participate in Cybathlon, competing in one of several disciplines. This year, due to the global pandemic, athletes or so-called “pilots” gathered online at each team’s home base. Magnus is competing in the discipline “Powered-Arm Prosthesis Race” with Tonney Forsberg. They are guided by Team e-OPRA […]

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09 Nov 2020

Giant Step Forward on Artificial Legs

Watch this special segment from CBS Sunday Morning, where Donna and Carol describe how, after receiving osseointegration treatment, their lives have been completely transformed. Where they have previously been confined indoors and condemned to an inactive lifestyle due to their socket prostheses, they are once again able to pursue an active life outdoors; walking, gardening […]

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05 Nov 2020

The Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm : Integrum’s e-OPRA™ Implant System at the CYBATHLON 2020

The CYBATHLON is an international multi-sport event in which contestants with physical disabilities compete using the most advanced technical assistance systems. The competition aims to promote and drive the continuous development and exchange of knowledge within assistive technology. Also known as Cyborg Olympics, CYBATHLON is held every four years. The second CYBATHLON takes place on […]

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4 November 2020
Regulatory

Integrum’s OPRA™ Implant System now offered at a leading academic medical center in North Carolina

The program will offer comprehensive, highly specialized care for patients who have lost limbs due to trauma or cancer.

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2 November 2020
Regulatory

Art Clinic is establishing a Center of Excellence for Integrum’s OPRA[TM] Implant System

Art Clinic will provide treatment excellence using Integrum's OPRA™ Implant System and serve as a center for Training and Education for clinicians from around the world.

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30 October 2020
Regulatory

Integrum’s OPRA™ Implant System now available at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

Orthopaedic services at Froedtert & Medical College Wisconsin now include the OPRA™ Implant System for above-knee amputations.

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22 Oct 2020

Integrum presents the OPRA™ Implant System at the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners, AANLCP

The American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP) is the premier professional member organization of nurses and non-nurses working in the field of life care planning. The AANLCP promotes education, collaboration, exchange of knowledge and research, and the establishment of industry standards in Nurse Life Care Planning. Nurse Life Care Planning in the US […]

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20 Oct 2020

Biostock Studio: Integrum has a monopoly situation in the U.S. market

Swedish Integrum AB has developed the only FDA approved method for treating amputees with bone-anchored prostheses. In an interview with Biostock, Rickard Brånemark, founder and Chairman of the Board at Integrum AB, describes the head start that the company has as being alone in the U.S. market for the next 3-5 years; a market which […]

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14 Oct 2020

In Conversation With Biostock:- On Integrum's Leading Position in the Bone-Anchored Prosthesis Industry

In an article published on October 13th, 2020, Biostock interviewed James Sheridan, Head of Sales and Marketing, EMEA, APAC at Integrum AB, and Patrick Treacy, CEO at Onkos Surgical. The article outlines Integrum’s leading position in the bone-anchored prosthetics market, the commercial breakthrough through its framework agreement with the US Military, the Pre-market Approval application […]

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12 October 2020
Regulatory

Integrum’s OPRA™ Implant System now offered at University of Southern California, Keck Medical Center of USC, California, USA

The program will offer comprehensive, highly specialized care for patients who have lost limbs from trauma or cancer.

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24 September 2020

Integrum granted US patent for attachment device allowing natural wrist rotation for bone-anchored prostheses

Integrum, a recognized global leader in bone-anchored prostheses, has been granted a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office for an attachment device that allows natural wrist rotation for bone-anchored prostheses.

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21 September 2020
Regulatory

Correction: Memorial Hermann Orthopedic and Spine Hospital, Texas, USA, introduces Osseointegration Program with Integrum’s OPRA™ Implant System

The correction refers to the institutional affiliation of the physicians and Integrum clarifies the ownership to the claims of the benefits of the OPRA™ Implant System.

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18 September 2020
Regulatory

Memorial Hermann Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital, Texas, USA, introduces Osseointegration Program with Integrum’s OPRA™ Implant System

Integrum’s OPRA™ Implant System is now available at Memorial Hermann Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital, Texas

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26 August 2020
Regulatory

Integrum’s expansion in US continues with new Osseointegration Center at Emory Healthcare, Georgia

Patients at Emory Healthcare now have access to the OPRA™ Implant system for above-knee amputations.

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20 Aug 2020

Integrum’s Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board, Professor Rickard Brånemark, interviewed by Biostock

In an article titled ‘Integrum awaits an important milestone on the road to commercial breakthrough‘ published August 2020, Biostock interviews Professor Rickard Brånemark, co-founder and Chairman of the Board.  The interview touches upon the history of Integrum with the discovery of Osseointegration and dental implant technology. It visits several milestones for the company, such as […]

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20 August 2020

Integrum AB appoints James Sheridan as Head of Sales and Marketing EMEA

Integrum, a leading provider of innovative solutions for bone anchored prosthetics, is proud to announce the appointment of James Sheridan as its Head of Sales and Marketing EMEA starting from September 1[st], 2020. 

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19 August 2020

The OPRA™️ Implant System Revitalizes People with Amputation at St.Luke's Medical Center in Denver, Colorado

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18 Aug 2020

Integrum exhibiting at the Amputee Coalition 2020 National Conference

Join us on August 19-22 at the Amputee Coalition 2020 National Conference!  Integrum is happy to announce our participation at the Amputee Coalition virtual 2020 National Conference held between August 19-22.   The American Amputee Coalition is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for amputees and their families through support, education about […]

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27 Jul 2020

Integrum’s e-OPRA™ Implant System is Restoring Touch in Prosthetic Arms

Advances in robotics are paving the way towards prostheses with functionalities similar to their biological counterparts. While the state-of-the-art prostheses are now capable of mimicking fine movements and grips, the level of intuitive control and sensory feedback individuals with amputation have with their prostheses are still primitive.   Researchers recently published the capabilities of our osseointegrated […]

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14 Jul 2020

Clinical Research Quantifies Loads for Osseointegrated Lower Limb Prostheses

Prosthesis acceptance is a major determinant of people’s quality of life after amputation. Along with factors such as phantom limb pain, misaligned expectations for prosthesis, psychological adjustment and functionality, prosthetic socket issues are a primary reason for prosthesis rejection. Compression and friction forces imposed by the prosthetic socket on the skin of the residual limb […]

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09 Jul 2020

Reuters features Integrum's e-OPRA™ Implant System

Reuters features Integrum’s e-OPRA™ Implant System The e-OPRA™ Implant System is one of the most advanced prosthetic systems in the world with intuitive control and sensory feedback. The technology is developed upon the OPRA™ Implant System– our bone-anchored prostheses system based on osseointegration.  The clinical report demonstrating the long-term performance of the e-OPRA™ Implant system […]

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12 Jun 2020

University Medical Center Groningen at the Forefront of Translating Phantom Limb Pain Research into Clinical Care with Neuromotus™

The University Medical Center Groningen   As one of the largest hospitals in the Netherlands and the largest employer in the Northern Netherlands, the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) focuses on care, education, training, and research. The UMCG not only provides patient-centered care but also aims to conduct revolutionary scientific and educational research on healthy ageing to build the […]

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04 Jun 2020

Bo Håkansson, a pioneer in osseointegration research, rewarded honorary doctorate at the Sahlgrenska Academy.

Bo Håkansson is a professor of Electrical Engineering at the Chalmers University of Technology. He is the pioneering researcher in bone-anchored hearing implants. His work resulted in the translation and development of commercially available osseointegrated hearing aids that have positively impacted the lives of several thousands of people worldwide. The appointment by the Board of […]

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29 May 2020

OPRA™ Implant System – Transforming the World of Prosthetics

ABC 12 News features Osseointegration with the OPRA™ Implant System ABC 12 News, a news channel in Michigan, featured the OPRA™ Implant System and the technology of Osseointegration on their segment HealthSource. Watch the video here. They interviewed Munya Mahiya, who recently shared his story on WMC5 Action News, highlighting Osseointegration and the OPRA™ Implant […]

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25 May 2020

Integrum and Onkos Surgical hold second educational seminar on Osseointegration

Integrum and Onkos Surgical hosted their second online educational symposium recently on the surgical and prosthetic technologies used with the OPRA™ Implant System. The symposium was attended by 30 participants from 15 institutions. We thank all the participants and look forward to continued collaborative work The collaboration between Integrum and Onkos Surgical is focused on […]

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18 May 2020

Job Opening: Head of Sales and Marketing EMEA

Integrum AB is seeking to hire an executive to lead its Sales and Marketing organization.  The individual will oversee Integrum’s product portfolio:  OPRATM Implant System – a revolutionary surgical technology that allows amputees to be set free from the confines of a traditional socket-based prosthesis and Neuromotus – an innovative solution for the treatment of […]

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14 May 2020

e-OPRA™ recipient shares his perspective on TV4 news

The Ideal Replacement for a Biological Hand The conclusions of the clinical study on the efficacy and performance of the e-OPRA™ system was published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine. One of the recipients of the e-OPRA™ system. Rickard Normark, shared his perspective on  TV 4, a Swedish news channel. Watch the interview […]

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11 May 2020

A Near Bionic Prosthetic-The OPRA™ Implant System

A Near Bionic Prosthetic Munya Mahiya, a UC Berkeley Alumnus and a wheelchair basketball player for the Golden State Road Warriors, has recently shared his story and postoperative experience with the OPRA™ Implant System on WMC Action News 5. The OPRA Implant system is a bone-anchored prosthesis system that allows the prosthesis to be skeletally […]

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4 May 2020

Clinical report shows effective long term performance of the e-OPRA™ Implant System

Introducing one of the world’s most integrated interfaces between man and machine

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22 April 2020

Integrum AB announces changes to management team

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21 Apr 2020

Onkos Surgical & Integrum Co-Hosts Educational Session On Osseointegration

With the spread of the pandemic and consequent restrictions on traveling the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meet 2020 in Florida was canceled where Integrum and Onkos Surgical had planned their inaugural presentation after the partnership announcement in January 2020. The collaboration between Integrum and Onkos Surgical is focused on expanding the US market […]

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17 Apr 2020

Dr.Max Ortiz Catalan receives the Chalmers Foundation Award 2020

Dr. Max Ortiz Catalan receives the Chalmers Foundation Award for 2020 for his work on natural control of prostheses through osseointegrated implants. CHALMERS FOUNDATION The Foundation’s motivation for the award is as follows: “The Chalmers Foundation was formed in 1994, with the task of supporting Chalmers to carry out research and education at a high […]

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7 April 2020
Regulatory

Integrum expands in Australia with a new center in Sydney

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1 April 2020
Regulatory

FDA Approval of subcontractor for Axor II [TM]

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25 Feb 2020

Dr. Brånemark to present at University of Maryland

Dr.Brånemark will present a Seminal Research lecture on Osseointegration at the University of Maryland on 28th February.  He will share the groundbreaking advances within osseointegration and limb restoration as well as the latest research. Despite the advances in prosthesis and sockets, there is a high rejection rate of socket prosthesis among people with amputation. For […]

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20 Feb 2020

Milestones in Amputation Care at University Medical Center Göttingen

University Medicine Göttingen(UMG) positions itself at the forefront of orthopedic surgery in Germany with the completion of its first Osseointegrated and Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) surgery last year. Osseointegration for amputees refers to the anchoring the prosthesis directly through the bone. This treatment is becoming a widely acceptable and beneficial alternative for those who have […]

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21 January 2020
Regulatory

Integrum Partners with Onkos Surgical to Further Drive US Market for Bone-Anchored Prosthetics

Onkos Surgical to distribute Integrum’s revolutionary osseointegration products to select surgical centers in the US market, further expanding market presence for Integrum.

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20 January 2020
Regulatory

Presbyterian St. Luke´s Medical Center Introduces Osseointegration Program with OPRA[TM] Implant System

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02 Dec 2019

Alfred Hospital-Establishing Holistic Amputee Care Management in Australia

In  October 2019, Alfred Hospital conducted their fourth workshop on Osseointegration for Bone Anchored prosthesis with the OPRA Implant system and Target Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) at the Regional Medical Australian and New Zealand Society (RMANZ). Pioneering Osseointegration in Australia The Alfred Hospital is the largest and most active Trauma Service in Australasia. They treat over […]

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25 Nov 2019

Henry Wallman 2019 Award Cermony

  In June 2019, the Stiftelsen Medicin och Teknik at Chalmers announced Dr. Rickard Brånemark, Dr. Max Ortiz Catalan and Kerstin Hagberg as the receipients of the 2019 Henry Wallman Award. The award recognizes their work within osseointegrated neural controlled prosthetics (e-OPRA). Our press release published 26 June 2019 describes more about the the work that […]

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31 Oct 2019

Event Recap: Osseointegration at 2019 NEAAOP Conference 

Developments in Osseointegration The benefits of osseointegration for both upper and lower limb amputees has been well recognized and documented in numerous peer reviewed clinical studies.  In June of 2015 the FDA provided an HDE approval (Humanitarian Device Exception) for use of the OPRA System (Osseointegrated Prosthesis for Rehabilitation of Amputees) for transfemoral amputees.  Work […]

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21 October 2019
Regulatory

OPRA™ Bone anchored prosthesis now available at Johns Hopkins

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09 Oct 2019

Inside Walter Reed: The Future of Prosthetics

NBC4 News aired a segment on ‘Inside Walter Reed:The Future of Prosthetics‘ on October 8th’ 2019. The program features the OPRA Implant System from Integrum. News4’s Doreen Gentzler talks about her visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Bethesda, Washington. During the visit, she learned about the clinical trial evaluating Osseointegration as a […]

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9 October 2019

Integrum AB appoints Dennis Baecklund as Chief Financial Officer

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01 Oct 2019

Upcoming Event: Dr. Ortiz holding Keynote Lecture at ISPO World Congress 2019

International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) Kobe, Hyogo Japan 5-8th October 2019 Kyobe, Hyogo Japan is hosting the 17th International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) World Congress between 5-8th October 2019.   ISPO is a global non-profit organization working towards improving the quality of life for people with reduced mobility. This is done by […]

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23 Sep 2019

Integrum on 'Voice of Industry'-ORTHOWORLD

ORTHOWORLD® is a provider of strategic intelligence focussed on the global orthopaedic market. Their mission is to help orthopaedic companies and individuals improve their performance. They featured an interview with Magnus René on the success of the OPRA™ osseointegrated prosthetic implant system. Magnus René is the former President and CEO of Arcam and member of […]

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15 Sep 2019

Upcoming Event: OPRA Insight Forum Series: Chapter Orlando

The OPRA Insight Forum Series is a set of outreach programs hosted by Integrum held across the U.S. to help educate and inform the limb loss community about Osseointegration. The forums are designed to provide a broad perspective on Osseointegration and specifically the OPRA Implant System. A review of the acceptance criteria for consideration, brief […]

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10 Sep 2019

Upcoming Event: OPRA™ Insight Forum Series: Chapter Boston

The OPRA Insight Forum Series is a set of outreach programs hosted by Integrum held across the U.S. to help educate and inform the limb loss community about Osseointegration. The forums are designed to provide a broad perspective on Osseointegration and specifically the OPRA Implant System. A review of the acceptance criteria for consideration, brief […]

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07 Sep 2019

Patient completes 20 year check up with OPRA™ Implant System

Erik Ax, 79 years old, is one of the earliest recipients of the OPRA™ Implant System. Erik is an above-knee amputee who was having several problems with his prosthetic socket.As a result, he sought out Integrum to receive an osseointegrated bone-anchored prosthesis. He had his osseointegration surgery in 1999 and is now having his implant […]

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06 Sep 2019

Upcoming Event: Clinical Assessment for Osseointegration Patients in London, UK

London International Patient Services (LIPS) is hosting a clinical assessment session with Mr.Culpan and Prof. Brånemark on Sept 13, 2019. At this session, Prosthesists or Orthosists with patients interested in Osseointegration and amputees will have the opportunity to get a clinical assessement for osseointegration with the OPRA Implant System. The session will be held at […]

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03 Sep 2019

Upcoming Event: 20th Annual Meeting of ISOLS, 2019

Athens, Greece will be hosting the 20th Annual Meeting of International Society of Limb Salvage (ISOLS). The ISOLS is a platform where experts in the field of musculoskeletal oncology and limb salvage techniques come together to promote intellectual exchange in research, surgical techniques, education and clinical practice in the discipline. Dr. Rickard Brånemark will be […]

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27 Aug 2019

Celebrating 10 years of Osseointegration in Chile.   Pioneering Osseointegration in Latin America. 

On Aug 20th,  Hospital del Trabajador-Chile hosted the Congress of Osseointegration 2019 in commemoration of 10 years of Osseointegration in Chile. Hospital del Trabajador are the pioneers in the region and the only center providing osseointegration in Latin America.   Over 90 participants from a mixed population of surgeons, healthcare providers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and amputees […]

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23 Aug 2019

INTEGRUM TO INAUGURATE OPRA INSIGHT FORUM SERIES

In conjunction with the company’s ongoing expansion in the US, Integrum will inaugurate the OPRA Insight Forum Series with its first chapter in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA on August 27TH, 2019. The OPRA Insight Forum Series is a set of outreach programs hosted by Integrum held across the U.S. to help educate and inform the […]

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15 Aug 2019

Celebrating 10 years of Osseointegration in Chile . Pioneering Osseointegration in Latin America.

We are glad to celebrate 10 years of experience in osseointegration with our collaboration team in Chile during the Congress of Osseointegration in Hospital del Trabajador- Chile, which will be held on August 20, 2019. The convention will provide healthcare providers, patients and the community with information on osseointegration with the OPRA Implant System, its […]

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10 Aug 2019

Congratulations to UCSF on being ranked among Best Hospitals in USA.

US News recognizes UCSF Medical Center as one the leading hospitals in the country with 10 departments in the top 10 centers nationwide in their U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020. The orthopaedics department has been ranked 4th nationwide. Integrum congratulates UCSF on their continued recognition as one of the most prestigious hospitals in the […]

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31 July 2019
Regulatory

Integrum is expanding in US

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16 July 2019

Integrum Continues to Strengthen its Position as the Leader in Osseointegration at the Amputee Coalitions National Conference 2019

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10 Jul 2019

Best Wishes for the Summer Holidays!

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9 July 2019

Neuromotus™ nominated for Svea Priset 2019

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02 Jul 2019

Congratulations Dr Enzo Mastinu!

We are proud to announce that our colleague Enzo Mastinu has successfully defended his PhD thesis, “Towards clinically viable neuromuscular control of bone-anchored prosthetic arms with sensory feedback” at Chalmers University of Technology.   Dr. Mastinu has pursued his PhD in a joint collaboration between Integrum AB and Chalmers University of Technology, developing an embedded system for intuitive control of a […]

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26 June 2019

Professor Rickard Brånemark, Associate Professor Max Ortiz Catalan and Associate Professor Kerstin Hagberg receives the Henry Wallman Prize in medical technology 2019!

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14 Jun 2019

Meet Integrum at FEESH,17-21st of June in Berlin, Germany!

We are pleased to announce that Integrum will participate at the FEESH meeting 17-21 st of June 2019 in Berlin, Germany. Integrum will be present in the booth at Pohlig GmbH. During the meeting the technology of osseintegration for finger/thumb and arms will be shown. In January 2019 a new study was published to be […]

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22 May 2019
Regulatory

Integrum CE marks Neuromotus™ – a novel system for phantom limb pain treatment

Integrum has CE marked Neuromotus™, a novel system which employs virtual and augmented reality along with artificial intelligence algorithms for the treatment of phantom limb pain.

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16 May 2019

COME VISIT US AT VITALIS 2019 Integrum will be presenting at Vitalis (Booth B06:71)

Vitalis is the largest eHealth event in Scandinavia. The event is visited by many key individuals, organizations and companies operating in the Nordic countries. A growing number of delegates from outside the Nordics are also attending.

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24 April 2019

OPRA™ Implant System presented at Mayo Clinic

Mölndal April 24, 2019  Dr Rickard Brånemark and Dr Örjan Berlin from Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg gave in April a lecture about the OPRA™ Implant System at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

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4 March 2019
Regulatory

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
Regulatory

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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15 Sep 2018

Prof R Brånemark is a selected speaker and will give a lecture at Klinikum der Universität München, Germany, 18th of September.

Next week, 18th of September 2018, Prof Rickard Brånemark who is a selected speaker at the Klinikum der Universität München, will give a lecture on Osseointegrated Implants in prosthetic extremity reconstructions- Interfacing in the 21st century. Flyer_SL_Branemark_2018-07-11

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24 Aug 2018

Rick Cicero, transfemoral and transhumeral amputee and recipient of Integrum’s OPRA Implant System.

  Rick Cicero KVOA News 4 Tucson AZ July 16th, 2018   Rick Cicero, transfemoral and transhumeral amputee and recipient of Integrum’s OPRA system at both levels shares his life changing experiences on the local news channel in Tucson, Arizona during the Annual Amputee Coalition Conference.  He is providing a presentation to the rehabilitation specialist […]

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17 Aug 2018

Association of Orthotist and Prosthetist of America

The 2018 National Assembly will be held September 26-29 in Vancouver, BC, Canada—An expected 2,500 attendees from over 40 different countries are expected to attend.  A larger booth, #1212, with two OPRA patients present will increase our presence and help to strengthen the brand.  Lastly, Dr. Branemark’s presentation during the Future Possibilities in Amputation Surgery […]

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06 May 2018

Meet us at 2nd International Symposium on Innovations in Amputation Surgery and Prosthetic Technologies meeting (IASPT) May 9-12th 2018 in Vienna!

 We are pleased to announce that Integrum will participate at the  2nd International Symposium on Innovations in Amputation Surgery and Prosthetic Technologies meeting (IASPT) May 9-12th 2018 in Vienna, Austria. Please visit us and meet with some of Integrums product users, medical professionals and Integrum staff. You are very welcome to find us in our booth.  […]

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04 May 2018

Meet us at EMSOS 9-11 th of May in Amsterdam!

Meet us at EMSOS 9-11 th of May in Amsterdam! We are pleased to announce that Integrum will participate at the EMSOS (European Musculo-Skeletal Oncology Society) meeting 2018 May 10-11 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Please visit us and meet with some of Integrum’s product users and Integrum staff. You are very welcome to find us in booth 2.

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26 Apr 2018

OPRA™ bone anchored prosthesis now available in London

The unique OPRA™ Implant System from Integrum, who improves the quality of life for patients by eliminating the need for a conventional socket prosthesis, is now provided by London International Patient Services (LIPS) your connection to London’s top consultants. For more information please click on this link: IntegrumLIPS    

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17 Apr 2018

Meet us at the OTWorld 15th-18th of May 2018 in Leipzig!

We are pleased to announce that Integrum will participate at the OTWorld 2018 May March 15-18th in Leipzig. Please visit us and meet with some of Integrums product users, medical professionals and Integrum staff. You are very welcome to find us in booth D01b Hall 5. During the OTWorld meeting Integrum will also invite for […]

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09 Feb 2018

Meet us at the AAOS 2018 Annual Meeting!

We are pleased to announce that Integrum will participate at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2018 Annual Meeting March 6-10 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Please visit us and meet with some of Integrums product users, medical professionals and Integrum staff. You are very welcome to find us in booth 1013. Meeting Location: […]

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14 Dec 2017

US Army Soldiers are fitted with Integrum’s OPRA Implant System

Integrums collaboration with the US Department of Defense is showing good progress and several patients have started the rehabilitation phase. The osseointegration program is led by the work of Navy Commander (Dr.) Jonathan Forsberg and Army Lieutenant colonel (Dr.) Kyle Potter. Please click on the link to experience some of the great achievements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eS4O99lLgrY&feature=youtu.be   […]

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24 Nov 2017

Integrum is included in the magazine inMotion for the limb loss community

The award-winning publication inMotion is written by healthcare professionals, leaders in the limb loss community and those affected by limb loss. Integrum is proud to be part in the inMotion magazine and hope that more individuals with limb loss will recognize the benefits of bone anchored prosthesis. Please klick on the link for the full […]

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20 Nov 2017

Integrum was recognized by the French President Emmanuel Macron and Stefan Löfven

Integrum had the honor to meet the President of France and the Swedish Prime Minister this Friday evening. Very honorable that Integrum is recognized at this event and we hope that it will enable us to reach out to more people in France. Check out the last 6 minutes of the video link: https://www.facebook.com/EmmanuelMacron/videos/2062784580620784/

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07 Jul 2017

2-day instructional course in osseointegration

Save the date 15-16th Nov 2017  Integrum invites medical professionals to participate in a 2-day instructional course for the OPRA Implant System for thumb/finger, humerus and femur in November 2017. The course will give the professionals an introduction to osseointegration and the OPRA Implant System. The attendees will have the opportunity to meet with experienced […]

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04 Jun 2017

The US Department of Defense offers amputees a revolutionary new option in prosthesis

<!–Notes ACF –> Integrums collaboration with the US Department of Defense has good progress and some patients have already initiated the treatment using Integrums OPRA Implant System. The osseointegration program at Walter Reed Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) began in 2016. The osseointegration program is led by the work of Navy Cmdr. (Dr.) […]

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23 May 2017

Integrum's first delivery to Ottobock in the United States

The first delivery of Integrum prosthetic components to Ottobock has been carried out in the United States. This marks the start of Integrum’s collaboration with Ottobock Healthcare. The order represents a strategically important milestone since Ottobock can start to sell & market Integrum’s products on the US market. “We are very proud to collaborate with […]

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15 May 2017

Nasdaq Stockholm welcomes Integrum to First North

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Integrum AB’s shares (short name: INTEG B) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Please read more here

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02 May 2017

Winner of the Blatchford Award 2017

Integrum collaborators have been awarded for outstanding record of innovative achievement in the field of prosthetics and/or orthotics. The Blatchford Award 2017 has been presented to the multidisciplinary team of surgeons, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and prosthetists from Sahlgrenska University Hospital (SUH), as well as researchers from Chalmers University of Technology (CTH) and University of Gothenburg […]

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27 Apr 2017

Nasdaq First North IPO May 15th

Integrum has talking the steps to be a listed company on Nasdaq First North. We have reached several milestones in the listing process and the date is set to be May 15 as the introduction date. This will enable several advantages for Integrum and we will be able to provide additional resources for development, marketing […]

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13 Mar 2017

Integrum and Ottobock Partner for the Benefit of Amputees

Integrum has entered a collaboration with Ottobock in the field of osseointegration regarding distribution of prosthetic connection elements related to Integrum’s OPRA implant system. Integrum is thrilled to collaborate with Ottobock, the market leader in prosthetics, to distribute Integrum’s prosthetic components in the US. This is a major step forward in developing Integrums presence in […]

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05 Feb 2017

Integrum surgical course in San Diego, March 12-13, 2017

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and the Orthopaedic Surgical Osseointegration Society (OSOS) are arranging the 7th international conference about Advances in Orthopaedic Osseointegration. Several Integrum co-workers will participate and share some of our latest developments. Integrum will arrange a surgical course at the conference. Please read more here  

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09 Jan 2017

A new stronger OPRA Implant System is launched

Integrum is introducing the OPRA Implant System Platform G to be used for transfemoral patients. The new platform is CE labeled and approved by the FDA and will be available in January 2017. The OPRA Implant System Platform G improves the mechanical performance of the system, simplifies the surgical procedure and enhances osseointegration. Please contact […]

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02 Dec 2016

A revolutionary phantom limb pain treatment

Neuromotus is a revolutionizing technology to relieve Phantom Limb Pain. The technology has been proven in a clinical trial with good results. The results have recently been published in the medical journal The Lancet. The technology is in the final stage of development. Please read more at our new product website Neuromotus.se and sign up […]

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08 Nov 2016

UCSF Medical Center performs Osseointegration crowdfunding campaign

UCSF Medical Center is planning to treat several Transfemural (above the knee) patients on a yearly basis. Apart from hospital expenses, patients traveling from across the nation will have to find resources to cover the cost of lodging and travel in order to have the first clinical screening, as well as surgery and aftercare. UCSF […]

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02 Nov 2016

Integrum’s Research Director, Dr. Max Ortiz Catalán is the winner of the 14th Annual Delsys Prize

Dr. Max Ortiz Catalán winning proposal, titled “Myoelectric pattern recognition and augmented reality for the treatment of Phantom Limb Pain”, was selected from a field of 134 entries from 29 countries. The entries represented a remarkably broad range of interests in diverse areas as Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Signal Processing, Facial EMG, Robotics, Rehabilitation, and various […]

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15 Oct 2016

Sweden wins medal in the Cybathlon competition, “cyborg Olympics”, at the Swiss Arena in Zürich

The first recipient of our osseointegration and neural control technology competed on 8 October in the Cybathlon, an event aimed at pushing the technological boundaries to reduce disability. More than 8,000 spectators and 700 journalists covered this initial event. Despite being the only participant with an above-elbow amputation, a disadvantage when competing against below-elbow-amputees, the […]

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04 May 2016

The first US surgery has successfully been performed at UCSF

UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco is the first U.S. center to proceed with an OPRA program. This unique program gives amputees new hope for better prosthesis. The historic first U.S. surgery with the Integrum OPRA System took place last week. The patient receiving the implant is a 54-year-old man who lost most of his right leg due to […]

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17 Apr 2016

Kerstin Hagberg in the latest issue of “Fysioterapi”

Physiotherapist Kerstin Hagberg, associate professor at the Centre of Orthopaedic Osseointegration (COO) at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, is in the latest issue of the Swedish magazine “Fysioterapi”. In the article, you can read about Kerstin’s work and how the OPRA Implant system has change the life for a young Swedish man. Read the article here (Swedish)

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05 Apr 2016

Dr. Brånemark featured speaker at IAA Conference

The founder of Integrum, Dr. Rickard Brånemark , is one of the featured speakers at the 30th Annual meeting of the International Anaplastology Association to be held June 1-4, 2016 in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. Take the opportunity to listen to Dr. Brånemark and his presentation “Osseointegration for Orthopedic Applications” on 2 June at 2.05 pm. Read […]

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02 Jan 2016

News report

ABC 7 News have done a news report about the OPRA Implant System that is currently being tested at the University of California, San Francisco. The report can be read here

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08 Oct 2015

Orthotic and Prosthetic Innovation & Technology Symposium

Dr. Rickard Brånemark, founder of Integrum, is one of the featured speakers at the 6th Orthotic and Prosthetic Innovation & Technology Symposium which is held on the 6th of November in the Milberry Union Event & Meeting Center in San Francisco. You can read more about the symposium here

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24 Sep 2015

Article in Göteborgs-Posten

The Swedish Newspaper Göteborgs-Posten, the biggest daily morning paper in the west of Sweden, published an article about Integrum. The article describes how Integrum will enter the US market and also briefly describes conventional products compared to bone anchored prostheses. The article can be read here (in Swedish)

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16 Sep 2015

Article in Dagens Industri

The Swedish newspaper Dagens industri, Scandinavia’s largest business newspaper, has published an article about Integrum. The article relates to Integrum being the first company in the world with bone anchored prosthesis to be approved by the FDA for use in the U.S. The article can be read here (in Swedish)

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16 Jul 2015

The OPRA Implant System is FDA approved

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has of today, July 16th 2015, announced that the humanitarian device exemption (HDE) for Integrum´s OPRA Implant System is approved. The approval provides an unprecedented opportunity to improve the life for several thousands of individuals living with limb loss in the United States. Integrum is the first company […]

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30 Jun 2015

Swedish Medtech week

Integrum was part of the Swedish Medtech week hosted by the Association for Medical Technology in Sweden. Integrum presented the company and demonstrated some of the latest research. This was an event for national and regional officials and politicians aiming to raise awareness and create a conversation about medical technology. You can read more about […]

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18 Jun 2015

Conference of the International Graphonomics Society

Dr. Max Ortiz Catalan from Integrum will give a keynote speech at the 17th Conference of the International Graphonomics Society on Monday 22th of June. You can read more about it here 

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15 Jun 2015

A big thank you

A big thank you to everyone who participated in the Prosthetic course last week. We appreciate the feedback and it was nice to see everyone.

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27 May 2015

the Shanghai Symposium on Neural-Machine Interfacing

Dr. Max Ortiz Catalan from Integrum will be giving a talk at the Shanghai Symposium on Neural-Machine Interfacing on June 16th. The talk will be about his neuromuscular interface that allows for mind controlled prosthetics that is based on the OPRA Implant System

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11 May 2015

The Centre of Advanced Reconstruction of Extremities

The Centre of Advanced Reconstruction of Extremities (C.A.R.E.) at Sahlgrenska University Hospital is inaugurated on Friday the 22th of May. Integrum will be present as will some of the patients using the OPRA system.

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25 Mar 2015

Meet us at AAOS Annual Meeting!

We are pleased to announce that Integrum will participate at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, March 25-27, 2015. You are very welcome to find us in booth number 664. See more here.

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18 Mar 2015

Göteborgs-Posten

The Swedish newspaper Göteborgs-Posten, has a piece on a patient treated with the OPRA Implant System. The treatment has helped the patient return to his job as an optician and has improved his quality of life. The piece can be read here (in Swedish).

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09 Feb 2015

Presentation

CEO of Integrum and associate professor at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Dr. Rickard Brånemark and Dr. Max Ortiz Catalan presented their work in mind-controlled prosthetics to the Swedish Minister of Enterprise, Mikael Damberg. The Swedish news paper, Dagens Industri, did a report that can be read here (In Swedish, requires subscription, but a free try-out period is available)

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09 Jan 2015

Watch the TEDxGöteborg-talk

In November, Dr. Max Ortiz Catalan from Integrum gave a talk at TEDxGöteborg about his mind controlled prosthetics that are based on the OPRA Implant System. The talk can be watched here

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16 Dec 2014

Watch the Spanish talkshow

Dr. Max Ortiz Catalan from Integrum participated in the Spanish talkshow El Hormiguero together with 2 patients. The show can be streamed here (in Spanish). Integrums effort into mind controlled prosthetics is considered the 7th most important research project by the Swedish Dagens Medicin. Their report can be read here (in Swedish).

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09 Dec 2014

Participating in the Spanish talkshow El Hormiguero

Dr. Max Ortiz Catalan from Integrum will participate in the Spanish talkshow El Hormiguero together with Magnus Niska, who is the first patient using OPRA with neuromuscular electrodes and Irene Villa, who is a bilateral amputee using the OPRA implant system. The program is broadcasted on Spanish Antena 3 TV the 10th of December at […]

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17 Nov 2014

Interview with Magnus Niska

Magnus Niska, the first patient using OPRA with neuromuscular electrodes, was interviewed in the Swedish talkshow “Malou efter tio”. The interview can be seen here (in Swedish).

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13 Nov 2014

TEDxGöteborg

Dr. Max Ortiz Catalan from Integrum will give a talk at TEDxGöteborg the 18th of November about his mind controlled prosthetics that are based on the OPRA implant system. More information about the talk can be found here

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31 Oct 2014

Interview with Dr. Rickard Brånemark

CEO of Integrum and associate professor at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Dr. Rickard Brånemark, is interviewed by Reuters about the mind-controlled prosthetic arm, that has been made possible with the next generation of the OPRA system. The report can be seen here.

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08 Oct 2014

The first patient using OPRA™ with implanted neuromuscular interfaces is revealed.

The future for the OPRA™ system is presented today, as the first patient using OPRA™ with implanted neuromuscular interfaces is revealed. The system has been used by the patient since January 2013. This breakthrough is the result of a collaboration between Integrum, Chalmers University of Technology and Sahlgrenska University Hospital. The official press release can […]

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28 Aug 2014

Lecture by Max Jair Ortiz Catalan

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan from Integrum will give a short lecture on future control of arm and leg prosthetics at the National Life Science Day. The event takes place at Skogshem & Wijk, Lidingö on the 30th of September and the lecture will be at 11:20. Read more about it here.

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18 Aug 2014

Study from Chalmers University of Technology

In February this year, a study from Chalmers University of Technology, that was supported by Integrum, that demonstrated a novel treatment for phantom limb pain (PLP) was published. The treatment successfully reduced the pain levels for a chronic PLP patient, for whom no other treatments had been successful. A multi-centre clinical trial verifying the results from this […]

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09 Jun 2014

Lecture by Dr. Todd Kuiken

Dr. Todd Kuiken from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is giving a lecture on Developing Neural Interfaces for Robotic Prostheses at Chalmers Wednesday the 11th of June at 15:00-16:00.  The lecture is taking place at the EC-room, EDIT-building at Hörsalsvägen 11

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07 May 2014

Vetenskapsfestivalen

Researchers from Integrum will participate in Vetenskapsfestivalen (The Science Festival) in Gothenburg Friday the 9th of May to present research in naturally controlled prosthetics. Research engineers Morten Bak Kristoffersen and Alejandra Zepeda will have a presentation followed by a 2-hour demonstration at 13:00 in Nordstan and research engineer Max Ortiz Catalan will  give a lecture at 19:30 […]

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19 Mar 2014

Vinnova

Integrum just received 5 out of 65 million SEK for innovative small and medium sized companies from Vinnova. The funding is for further development in osseointegrated nerve and muscle controlled prosthetics with sensory feedback. The press release from Vinnova can be read here (in Swedish)

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16 Mar 2014

Presentation

Dr. Örjan Berlin will do a oral presentation titeled An osseointegrated percutaneous prosthetic system for the treatment of patients with transfemoral amputation: Results from the OPRA technique at EMSOS 2014 Friday the 23rd of Maj.

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28 Feb 2014

Björn Rydevik talks about osseointegrated amputation prostheses

On Friday March 7, at the Swedish Embassy in Tokyo, Professor Björn Rydevik will talk about osseointegrated amputation prostheses. Click here for more information.

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26 Feb 2014

A new study

A new study from Chalmers University of Technology and the Center of Orthopaedic Osseointegration on the treatment of phantom limb pain (PLP) has been published today. The study presents a novel treatment that has successfully reduced the pain levels for a chronic PLP patient for whom other treatments have not worked. The study has been […]

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30 Jan 2014

Prospective clinical study

The first prospective clinical study of 51 patients treated with an osseointegrated prosthetic system for transfemoral amputation is published in the Bone and Joint Journal. The study presents a cumulative survival rate of 92% at two years combined with enhanced prosthetic use and mobility, fewer problems and improved quality of life, which supports the ‘revolutionary […]

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13 Dec 2013

The main feature

Christoffer Lindhe, who is a trilateral amputee with two fixtures osseointegrated into the bones, is the main feature in the newest edition of Ingenjören (eng. The Engineer). The article is about his accident, life and his work to bring his own prosthetic foot to the market. The article is available here (pdf, page 25).

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25 Oct 2013

A new team

The new team at Centro Hospitalar do Porto in Portugal has performed their first surgery with the OPRA Implant System. We welcome Dr. Cantista, Dr. Cardoso, Dr. Oliviera and their team and look forward to our future collaboration.

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