Ortoma signs agreement with Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg

Published January 15, 2014

Ortoma has signed a cooperation agreement with the Department of Orthopaedics and Spine Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg.
Orthopaedic surgeons from Sahlgrenska University Hospital will act as medical and clinical advisors to Ortoma and inform the development of Ortoma’s integrated system for planning and performing operations, Ortoma Treatment Solution ™ (OTS).
Ortoma intends to conduct clinical trials of its measurement and navigation system, Ortoma Guide ™, in collaboration with orthopaedic surgeons at the hospital.
Ortoma has also signed a license agreement with the hospital for the ongoing evaluation of the planning and measurement systems the company is currently developing, Ortoma Plan ™ and Ortoma Guide ™.
“We are delighted to enter into cooperation with one of the country’s largest universities for the development of Ortoma’s operating systems. This agreement, as well as our agreement with Skåne University Hospital, greatly strengthens our ability to develop our integrated system for planning and performing joint and implant surgery” says company CEO Bertil G. Larsson.
For more information visit dev.ortoma.com or contact:
Klementina Österberg, Chairman, telephone 0704-401190 or
Bertil G. Larsson, CEO, phone 0702-997510
or email : [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.