Abstracts + Presentations  


  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Stacy Hutchens, Charlie Campion, Michel Assad, Cathy Tkaczyk, Karin Hing. Efficacy of silicate-substituted calcium phosphate with increased strut porosity as a standalone bone graft substitute and graft extender in an ovine critical defect model. Poster presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Orthopaedic Research Society, Nantes, France, July 2-4, 2014.

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  • Cathy Tkaczyk, Thomas Imwinkelried, Michel Assad, Benoit Schaller, Tateyuki Iizuka, Stefan Beck. Efficacy evaluation of resorbable magnesium plates and screws using a miniswine maxillofacial fracture repair model. Oral presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Orthopaedic Research Society, Nantes, France, July 2-4, 2014.

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  • Jeannot Potvin, Renu Virmani, Elena Ladich, Dongming Hou, Crystal Anderson-Cunanan, Barbara A Huibregtse, Keith D Dawkins, Guy LeClerc. Hemodynamic evaluation of a fully repositionable TAVI system in a novel chronic ovine model of transfemoral orthotopic aortic valve implants. Poster presented at EuroPCR, Paris, France, May 20-23, 2014

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  • Elena Ladich, Barbara Huibregtse, Keith Dawkins, Guy Leclerc, Dongming Hou, Amelie Bouchard, Jeannot Potvin, Renu Virmani. Pathology of explanted aortic valves previously deployed in the orthotopic position in an ovine TAVI model. Poster presented at EuroPCR, Paris, France, May 20-23, 2014

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  • Michel Assad. Osseointegration of biodegradable magnesium screws in a rabbit femoral model. Invited Speaker at U&I Corporation Clinical Trial Workshop on Bioabsorbable Metal Bone Implants. Seoul, South Korea, November 2013.

  • Jeannot Potvin, Keith D Dawkins, Dominic J Allocco, Amelie Bouchard, Robert Chang, Barbara Huibregtse, Lise Lachance, Guy LeClerc. Transcatheter Orthotopic Aortic Valve Implantation In Sheep: Chronic Survival And Valve Performance Evaluation. Poster presented at TCT in October 2013 (Selected in TCT top 50 poster). Abstract published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2013; 62: B247.

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  • Louis-Georges Guy. Magnesium Stent. Oral presentation at EuroPCR in May 2013.

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  • Jason M. Cuellar, Vanessa G. Cuellar, Shawn Browning, Gaetano J. Scuderi, S. Raymond Golish, Lewis S. Hanna. Is there a chondroprotective effect of autologous protease inhibitor concentrate on an osteoarthritis rabbit model? A pilot study. Poster presented 59th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Antonio, TX, USA, January 26-29, 2013.

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  • Louis-Georges Guy. Cardiovascular and orthopedic magnesium-based bioabsorption devices: Preclinical challenges. Invited speaker at State of the Art in Biodegradable Metals – Think-Tank Workshop at the FDA in March 2012.

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  • Guy Leclerc. Renal Artery Denervation Strategies: Preclinical experimentation. Oral presentation at LDDR in February 2012.

  • Guy Leclerc, Louis-Georges Guy, Jean-Martin Lapointe, Martin Laflamme, Sonida Horng, Vinayak Bhat, Howard Huang, Anuja Patel, John Yan. Pre-clinical Evaluation of a Myolimus-Eluting Bioresorbable Polymeric Scaffold in the Porcine Coronary Artery Model. Poster presented at TCT in November 2011, Abstract published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2011; 58: B122.

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