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A low cost ambulatory acute pain management system that has proven to relieve postoperative pain for patients following several types of surgery, especially hip and knee replacement. Using patent pending components it is a proven, safer means of avoiding wound infection, faster surgical application and a key factor in patient enhanced recovery programmes whilst reducing the use of opiates.

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Owner:
Peter Taylor

GraftBolt »

ID5: Distribute the Product

A new ACL tibial fixation device (GraftBolt®) was developed by an NHS surgeon at the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust in collaboration with University of Manchester mechanical engineers. TrusTECH (NHS Innovation Hub for the North West) and the University funded the initial development work, testing and patent filing. Arthrex was granted a licence to manufacture and sell the device. GraftBolt® was placed on the market by Arthrex in 2010.

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Owner:
Robert Chesters