Biomemetics is the latest entrant out to prove that there's a better way to heal bone! TSB is not going to dignify their statement that "Augment" is Biomemetic's alternative to autograft. Everyone and their grandmother knows that with the advent of DBM's, TCP's, and BMP's, harvesting bone graft from the iliac crest has become a thing of the past. Yet, Biomemetic's claims that their product holds purified recombinant human platelet-derived bone growth factor BB which encourages new blood vessels and bone cells to grow.
But wasn't therapy like this attempted by various companies in the last 5-6 years. A company by the name of Cascade took a shot at a PRP therapy back in 2003 and Interpore (RIP) attempted to market a product with an acronym called AGF only to back off from marketing this product for spine. TSB wants to know what our readers know and think about this product. Can this really compete in the same space as INFUSE, or, is this just another slick Madison Avenue marketing scheme?