Ortoma granted patents for important functions in the 3D planning system Ortoma Plan™

Published July 16, 2014

Ortoma has been granted a patent in Sweden for a system solution in the 3D planning system Ortoma Plan ™. The planning system is part of the company’s operating system for implant surgery OTS ™ (Ortoma Treatment Solution) and used for measurement of an implant pre surgery.

The patent covers an invention on how patient data are reported for 3D-planning of an implant for surgery. The authorizing authorities have for the corresponding PCT application issued an audit opinion which also demonstrates the patentability of the PCT level.

The patent is part of Ortoma future business protection and is part of the company’s patents on surgical system OTS ™ (Ortoma Treatment Solution).

For further information contact:

Bertil G. Larsson, CEO
Phone: -46 702 99 75 10
E-mail: [email protected]

About Ortoma AB (publ)
Ortoma AB develops surgical systems for the planning and positioning of implants in hip, knee and spinal surgery. The purpose of the company’s surgical system, Ortoma Treatment Solution™ (OTS) is to enable surgeons to accurately measure and plan 3D surgery for the placement of joint implants, and during surgery, to optimally position the implant in the patient. Ortoma’s surgical system is aimed at providing better patient outcomes, fewer complications and less follow-up surgeries – and thus better long-term survival rates for implants. OTS is a system that is easily integrated into the processes and routines currently used in surgery, thereby increasing efficiency. Globally, more than 7.5 million orthopedic procedures are performed each year where OTS could be used in hip, knee and spinal surgery. In Sweden, around 42,000 surgical procedures were performed last year, involving hip, knee or spinal surgery. Ortoma’s B shares are listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market Stockholm.