MBCP Sticks are biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics composed of hydroxyapatite (HA) and tricalcium phosphate (TCP), developed from MBCP Technology.
MBCP Sticks are indicated to augment or substitute bone graft in non-loadbearing clinical applications.
MBCP™ Technology’s Key Features
Provides a matrix for new bone growth
HA alone resorbs too slowly while TCP resorbs too fast. Bi-phasic HA and TCP allow for a resorption rate similar to that of human bone.
Interconnected network of macropores and micropores that enables the colonization of bone cells and biological fluid uniformly within the matrix.
For ionic exchange: TCP dissolution and bone crystal precipitation. Newly bioactive interface with bone cells.
Macropores are a network of interconnected spaces that promote the biological infiltration and cellular colonization by osteoblasts and osteoclasts.
Micropores are the intercrystalline spaces where dissolution and recrystallisation occurs.
Host bone formation is systematically demonstrated.
100% synthetic – 5 years shelf life.
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MBCP™ must not be used for femoral or tibial osteotomies without appropriate opening osteotomy system devices, plates and screws.
Maximum contact between the product and the recipient bone must be established.
The implantation in a revision surgical site containing non-resorbable fragments of material (e.g. polyethylene ligament waste, carbon fibers) is not recommended.
As with any surgical procedure, care should be exercised in treating individuals with preexisting conditions that may affect the success of the surgical procedure. This includes (but is not limited to) individuals with long-term steroidal therapy or treatment acting on the calcium or phosphorus metabolism.
MBCP™ is radiopaque until resorbed. Radiopacity may mask underlying pathological conditions. Radiopacity may also make it difficult to radiographically assess the ingrowth of new bone.
MBCP™ is intended for use by surgeons familiar with bone grafting and rigid fixation techniques.
MBCP™ has not been tested on pregnant women. The risk of health has not been established.
- ISO 13485
- Read the instructions for use
- MBCP™ is supplied sterile and CE-marked as a Class III Medical Device according to Directive EEC/93/42
Is indicated augment or substitute for bone graft in nonloadbearing clinical applications
- Posterolateral Fusion