Bacterin Announces New Demineralized Bone Matrix Constructs for Spine Applications

BELGRADE, Mont., Oct. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT:BONE), a leader in the development of bone graft material and coatings for medical applications, today announced the release of two unique new products for use in spinal procedures, 3Demin™ Boats and 3Demin™ Strips. These products complement Bacterin’s existing bone graft portfolio as our new technology allows us to provide larger constructs suitable for multi-level spinal fusion procedures.

3Demin Boat
3Demin Cortical Fibers
3Demin Strip


The 3Demin™ Boats and 3Demin™ Strips, as well as 3Demin™ Cortical Fibers, will compete in the domestic bone replacement market, a $1.7 billion annual business segment (Source: BioMedGPS, LLC). Bacterin’s CEO Dan Goldberger stated, “The 3Demin™ product family was strategically designed to address the adult deformity and multi-level spine fusion market segment. These products complement our current DBM product offerings allowing us to offer a more comprehensive product portfolio to new and existing customers. With these product launches, Bacterin has returned to its roots as an innovator in bone allograft and I want to congratulate the entire team on this accomplishment.”

The 3Demin™ family of osteoinductive, demineralized bone allografts is part of an ongoing expansion of Bacterin’s orthopedic product offering. 3Demin™ Boats and 3Demin™ Strips can be used as stand-alone bone grafts or in combination with autologous bone in a variety of spinal fusion applications. Bacterin has optimized the processing and consequent handling characteristics of cortical bone to facilitate ease of use during surgery while maintainingmaximum biological performance and providing a sterility assurance level (SAL) 10-6.

AboutBacterin International Holdings

Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT:BONE) develops, manufactures and markets biologic products to domestic and international markets. These products are used in a variety of applications including enhancing fusion in spine surgery, relief of back pain, promotion of bone growth in foot and ankle surgery, promotion of cranial healing following neurosurgery and subchondral repair in knee and other joint surgeries.

Bacterin’s Medical Device division develops, employs, and licenses coatings for various medical device applications. For further information, please visit

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Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President and CEO of Ortho Spine Partners and sits on several company and industry related Boards. He also is the Creator and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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