News & Events
Jul 01, 2019
Today's Medical Developments: Fixing Jaws
Polyester, polymer ties deliver unique design. Minne Ties non-invasive jaw fixation medical device minimizes patient discomfort, injury risk for surgeons.
Jan 31, 2019
Minnesota Medical Association Magazine: Idea to marketable device
Dr. Alan Johnson, inventor of Minne Ties, is profiled in the Minnesota Medical Association magazine and tells his story from idea to development to FDA cleared medical device.
Oct 16, 2018
MD+DI: Interrupting the Medtech Status Quo
A simple design that eases use can overcome challenges faced when changing established medical procedures, said a winner of the 2018 Medical Design Excellence Awards.
Sep 15, 2018
StarTribune: Developed at the U, wiring jaws without the wires
Developed at the U, the jaw-fixation system uses less-invasive zip-ties that can be removed quickly and without surgery.
Sep 04, 2018
Becker's ASC Review: New innovations in non-invasive jaw fixation: Q&A with Dr. Alan Johnson
Inventor Dr. Alan W. Johnson answers questions about the benefits of Minne Ties.
Aug 06, 2018
Surgical Products: Minne Ties- New Technology Disrupting Jaw Fracture Management
Inventor Dr. Alan W. Johnson writes about how Minne Ties Agile MMF is disrupting the market.
Jul 10, 2018
Business Wire: Minne Ties® Agile MMF by Summit Medical Wins 2018 Medical Design Excellence Award
The first-of-its-kind, non-invasive and industry-disrupting MMF solution minimizes risk of injury for surgeons and discomfort for patients.
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