What's new at Bonebridge?

What's new at Bonebridge?

Kis Baumgartner Joins the Bonebridge Team

Kis Baumgartner joined Bonebridge in October 2022 as our Head of Supply Chain Management. In this role, he is responsible for our procurement and production planning and all our purchasing and logistics operations. “The team has given me a very warm welcome. It’s great to be working alongside such talented colleagues,” Kis says about his first weeks with Bonebridge. “It’s a small but growing company, and I’m excited to contribute to its success.”

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CLINICAL CASES: TAMINA CASE 2

A healthy and active 18 year old female patient presented to the emergency department after sustaining an injury from skiing. She was diagnosed with a minimally displaced 1-part fracture of her proximal humerus on the right hand side and was treated conservatively. After 10 days, the patient returned with a secondary displacement of the fracture into varus (Neer 2-part fracture). The patient was then set-up for ORIF.

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CLINICAL CASES: LEPORELLO CASE 1

An 83 year old female patient presented to the emergency department after sustaining an injury from a fall at standing height. She was diagnosed with a fracture to her right proximal ulna, which extended from the olecranon to the metaphysis (Monteggia fracture, Bado/Jupiter IID), as well as a fracture and dislocation to the radial head. The patient was treated by ORIF.

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CLINICAL CASES: CASCELLA CASE 2

A healthy and active 19 year old male student presented to the emergency department after sustaining an injury from falling off his mountain bike. He was diagnosed with a displaced midshaft clavicle fracture on the right hand side with significant shortening. The patient was treated by ORIF.

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CLINICAL CASES: COMBINED CASCELLA/TAMINA TF CASE

An athletic, 37 year old male patient sustained injuries to his left clavicle and proximal humerus, after falling from his bike at high speed. Physical and radiological examinations confirmed a displaced midshaft clavicle fracture, as well as a threepart proximal humerus fracture with posterior dislocation of the head and articular loss. The patient's preoperative pain level (VAS) was 6/10. The patient was treated with ORIF for both fractures.

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CLINICAL CASES: TAMINA TF CASE 1

A 67 year old female presented to the emergency department after sustaining an injury incurred from a fall at standing height. She was diagnosed with a three-part proximal humerus fracture on the left side. The patient was treated with ORIF.

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THE PEOPLE AT BONEBRIDGE: ALEXANDER HÄUSLER

Today we would like to introduce you to the COO and one of the founders of Bonebridge, Alexander Häusler. Alex is responsible for the financial, operational and supply chain aspects of the company. He makes sure that everything runs smoothly behind the scenes and that our goal of "reducing complexity" is applied in everything we do.

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CLINICAL CASES: SALGINA CASE 1

A healthy, 77 year old male patient presented to the emergency department after sustaining an injury from a fall onto his outstretched arm. Examination and imaging confirmed an intraarticular, multifragmentary fracture of his left distal radius (AO Classification: 2R3C3.1). Sensory and motor function as well as vascular function was intact. Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF) was performed. A Salgina 2.5mm wide plate was selected for the internal fixation.

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THE PEOPLE AT BONEBRIDGE: MICHELLE GUMPELMAYER

Today we take the opportunity to introduce you to Michelle Gumpelmayer M.Sc., Head of Quality Management and Regulatory Affairs at Bonebridge. Michelle plays a central role at Bonebridge to ensure all business is conducted according to state of the art quality and regulatory standards.

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CLINICAL CASES: CASCELLA CASE 1

A 30 year old male patient presented to the emergency department after sustaining an injury from a bicycle accident. Examination and imaging confirmed a midshaft clavicle fracture to the left side. It was decided to treat the fracture conservatively.

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CLINICAL CASES: POYA CASE 1

A healthy and very active 27 year old male presented to the emergency department after sustaining an injury from an E-bike collision. He was diagnosed with a closed fracture of his left proximal tibia (AO41B3.3 — Schatzker V), which consisted of comminution to the lateral plateau, a coronal shear fracture of the medial condyle as well as an ACL avulsion fracture and a lateral meniscus lesion. Vascular and neurologic status was uncompromised. The patient was treated by ORIF.

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THE PEOPLE AT BONEBRIDGE: SARAH BÜRKI

Today we would like to introduce you to Sarah Bürki, our Head of Clinical Affairs. Sarah grew up in the alpine valley of Diemtigtal close to the famous Niesen mountain, so her winters were all about skiing as the slopes were just around the corner. But also in summer she was a very active kid participating in running contests. "I once even won 'z'schnäuste Bärner Modi' in the Canton of Berne over the 1km distance," she explains with a grin.

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CASCELLA WINS RED DOT AWARD 2021

Exactly two years after the kick-off of the development phase the CASCELLA 3.5mm Superior Clavicle Plate is announced as a winner of the annual Red Dot Award! The Red Dot Award is an international design competition, which stands for belonging to the best in design and business. Excellent designs are selected by competent expert juries in the areas of product design, communication design, and design concepts. The competition takes place once a year and receives submissions from designers from more than 60 countries worldwide. Winners are published in the annual Red Dot Design Yearbook and a presentation is delivered in an exhibition.

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