Abstracts + Presentations  


  • Michel Assad, Diane Beaudry, Antoinette Forcione, Madeleine Chagnon, Fabian Sosa, Robin Turcotte, Mathieu Beaudoin, Yannick Trudel, Bertrand Lussier. Evaluation of Bone Substitutes using a Rabbit Posterolateral Lumbar Intertransverse Process Spinal Fusion (PLF) Model: A Subchronic Pilot Study. Accepted as poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials, Minneapolis, MN, USA, April 4-8, 2017.

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  • Robert A. Poggie, Louis-Philippe Lefebvre, Stéphanie Grenier, Madeleine Chagnon, Michel Assad. Efficacy of a new porous titanium compression screw using an ovine osseointegration model. Accepted as a poster presentation at the 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 17-22, 2016.

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  • Madeleine Chagnon, Claudine Savard. Challenges in post-mortem preparation of orthopedic implanted devices. Accepted as a poster presentation at the 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 17-22, 2016.

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  • Benoit Schaller, Michel Assad, Stefan Beck, Thomas Imwinkelried, Tateyuki Iizuka. Comparison of magnesium versus polylactide-co-glycolide resorbable plates and screws using a new porcine maxillofacial fracture fixation model, a pilot study. Accepted as an oral presentation at the 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 17-22, 2016.

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  • Sonida Horng, Louis-Georges Guy, Martin Laflamme, Claudine Savard, Nagarajan Ramesh, Howard Huang, Anuja Patel, John Yan, Guy Leclerc, Vinayak Bhat. Evaluation of DESolve, a Drug Eluting Bioresorbable Scaffold in a Porcine Coronary Artery Model. Accepted as a poster presentation at the 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 17-22, 2016.

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  • Michel Assad, Madeleine Chagnon, Kelly Richelsoph, Robert Crews, Marc Richelsoph. Biocompatibility of a novel expandable threaded screw using an ovine bilateral femoral model: a preliminary study. Accepted as a poster presentation at the 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 17-22, 2016.

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  • Kyle J. Spivack, Ian D. Dickey, James A. Weber, Alex Caddell, Anne B. Lichtenwalner, David J. Neivandt. Highly porous transcutaneous implants of varying material and pore geometry promote healing and in-growth of skin after surgical implantation into rabbits. Accepted as an oral presentation at the 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 17-22, 2016.

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  • Chi-Hung Huang, Louis-Georges Guy, Sonida Horng, Fabian Soza, Guy LeClerc, Ting-Bin Yu, Solomon Su. Fast degradation but low fracture property of Mirage Microfiber Bioresorbable Scaffold using a swine internal thoracic artery model: a preliminary study. Accepted as a poster presentation at the 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 17-22, 2016.

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  • Kathleen O’Connell, Caitlin Pierlot, Helen O’shea, Daniel Boyd. The effect of lanthanum oxide and gallium oxide on the biocompatibility of high borate glasses. Poster presentation at the 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 17-22, 2016.

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  • Brett Dickey, Lauren Kiri, Caitlin Pierlot and Daniel Boyd. Mechanical and in vivo assessment of injectable germanium based glass ionomer cements for vertebroplasty. Poster presentation at the 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 17-22, 2016.

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  • Louis-Georges Guy, Fabian Soza, Capucine Lapointe-Corriveau, Guy LeClerc. Qualitative evaluation of magnesium implants integrity with micro-CT (Computed Tomography) and quantitative degradation evaluation. Accepted as a presentation a poster presentation at the 8th Symposium on Biodegradable Metals, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 14-17, 2016.

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  • Benoit Schaller, Michel Assad, Stefan Beck, Thomas Imwinkelried, Tateyuki Iizuka. Performance of a magnesium plate/screws system in a miniature pig midface and mandibular fracture fixation model. Accepted as an oral presentation at the 8th Symposium on Biodegradable Metals, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 14-17, 2016.

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  • Jeannot Potvin, Dongming Hou, Elena Ladich, Barbara Huibregtse, Renu Virmani, Keith Dawkins, Amelie Bouchard, Guy Leclerc. Hemodynamic and Biology Response of A Full Repositionable and Retrievable TAVI System in a Sheep Model. Accepted as a poster presentation at CIT (China Interventional Therapeutics), Beijing, China, March 17-20, 2016.

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  • Robert A. Poggie, Louis-Philippe Lefebvre, Stéphanie Grenier, Madeleine Chagnon, Michel Assad. Osseointegration and Defect Repair with a New Porous Titanium Screw in Ovine Long-Bone Models for Gap-Healing, Osteonecrosis, and Bone Ingrowth. Accepted as an oral presentation at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Orlando, FL, USA, March 5-8, 2016.

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  • Sangeeta Subramanian, Svetlana Schussler, Asya Bakhtina, Sheldon Lin, Treena Livingston Arinzeh. A NanoComposite Scaffold for Bone Tissue Engineering. Accepted as an oral presentation at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Orlando, FL, USA, March 5-8, 2016.

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  • Guy Leclerc, Diane Beaudry, Louis-Georges Guy, Matt Palin. Preclinical Fracture Analysis of Bioabsorbable Scaffolds. Accepted as a poster presentation at the CRT-16, Washington, DC, USA, February 20-23, 2016.

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  • Michel Assad. Large Animal Models and Regulatory Testing of Medical Devices in Orthopedics. Lecture at Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship Graduate Level Course (DENT 673), Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada, November 5, 2015.

  • Roger Kessels, Amelie Bouchard, Louis-Georges Guy, Guy LeClerc, H. Ibrahim Korkmaz, Hans W. Niessen, Gregg W. Stone. Early PICSO preserves LVEF in porcine acute myocardial infarction. Oral presentation at TCT, November 2015. Abstract published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2015; 66: B4.

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  • Madeleine Chagnon. Preparation and Analysis of Orthopedic Implanted Devices. Oral presentation at the Combined Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists/American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology/Society of Toxicologic Pathology, Minneapolis, MN, USA, October 17-21, 2015.

  • Michel Assad, Diane Beaudry, Joanne Wilson, Bertrand Lussier, Madeleine Chagnon, Elizabeth Pluhar, Matthew Cantwell. Safety and Efficacy of PEEK Intramedullary Nail Fixation System using an Ovine Tibial Fracture Repair Model. Accepted as an oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials, Charlotte, NC, USA, April 15-18, 2015.

    SFB 2015 Transactions Link

  • Joseph Khoury, Cathy Tkaczyk, Art Kurz, James Bachand, Richard C. Svrluga, Michel Assad. Accelerated Neutral Atom Beam Processing Improves PEEK In Vivo Osseointegration. Accepted as an oral presentation at the 61st Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, USA, March 28-31, 2015.

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  • Guy Leclerc. Myval science and pre-clinical update. Oral presentation at the Meril Symposium during India Live 2015, Chennai, India, February 27, 2015.

  • Michel Assad. Efficacité et sécurité d’implants orthopédiques: modèles animaux standards dans un environnement réglementaire. Oral presentation at Colloquium on Animals Models in Musculoskeletal Research (L’apport incontournable des modèles animaux en recherche innovatrice sur les maladies musculosquelettiques), Montréal, Canada, January 16, 2015.

  • Guy Leclerc. Novel Interventional Technologies – TAVR and CHF. Oral presentation at the Meril Symposium during TCT 2014, Washington, DC USA, September 14, 2014.

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