Hip surgery assist device wins AdvaMed scholarship

Hip surgery assist device wins AdvaMed scholarship | MassDevice.com On Call

September 11, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

RCT BioVentures names Francis Lamont Innovations its scholarship contest winner, handing the startup an all-expenses-paid trip to AdvaMed's 2013 conference in Washington, D.C.

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MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Medical device startup Francis Lamont Innovations took home the grand prize in RCT BioVentures' scholarship sweepstakes, landing a trip to AdvaMed's 2013 medtech industry conference and a chance to present its technology in front of an audience of some of the biggest players on the field.

Francis Lamont is developing a novel device that helps orthopedic surgeons perform total hip replacements. The Francis Lamont Orthopaedic Table Extension, or FLOTE, device attaches to the end of any standard operating table and helps to control the position of the patient's leg during surgery.