Research and Development
In collaboration with Dr. Alexander Martin Clark, Dr. Laurel Kuxhaus (Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University) lead the design, manufacture, testing, and optimization of ALOD at Clarkson University. After a period of robust prototyping, Adaptable Ortho Innovations is confident that its development is nearly complete.
Throop AW, Clark A, Jr., Kuxhaus L. An Adjustable-Length Intramedullary Nail: Development and Mechanical Evaluation in Cervine Tibiae. ASME. J. Med. Devices. 2015;9(2):024503-024503-5. doi:10.1115/1.4030152.
Hedgeland MJ, Martin Clark A, Jr., Ciani MJ, Michalek AJ, Kuxhaus L. A Proximally-Adjustable Variable Length Intramedullary Nail: Ex Vivo Quasi-Static and Cyclic Loading Evaluation. ASME. J. Med. Devices. 2017;11(4):045001-045001-7. doi:10.1115/1.4037260.
Our proprietary technology is the foundation of our company and was protected in 2015 with the issuance of USPTO Patent No. 9161790 B2.