DMMT - Dynamic Memory Medical Technologies Ltd.
Sector: Medical Devices - Therapeutic Devices
Medical Field: Orthopedics
Year Established: 2001
DMMT is developing an orthopedic device for healing fractured bones. The developed prototypes demonstrated a dramatic reduction in the healing period. The device has three major advantages over current procedures: It allows both compression and distraction with weight bearing, which are controlled by a "memory" that adjusts itself to the natural walking rhythm of the individual patient; It requires no intermediary connections between the device and the pins; The device allows the surgeon to apply compression across the fracture site, which may be desirable during the early period to prevent pain and protect delicate vessel growth, and to reduce the compression, partially or completely at any later stage, simply by turning a screw.