SOURCE: Donor Services of Indiana (DSI)

December 19, 2008 15:30 ET

Donor Services of Indiana (DSI) Becomes Exclusive Distributor of Human Tissues for Bacterin International, Inc. and Bone Bank Allografts

FORT WAYNE, IN--(Marketwire - December 19, 2008) - Donor Services of Indiana (DSI) has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Bacterin International, Inc. and Bone Bank, Inc. to distribute allograft tissues in Indiana. Both organizations are registered with the FDA and accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) for processing human allograft tissues.

"These agreements will allow us to better serve the general orthopedic/trauma, spinal, and sports medicine markets and introduce emerging tissues to our partner hospitals and surgical centers," said Jeffrey Schmidt, Director of Marketing and Hospital Development for DSI.

DSI, formally Indiana Cardiac Retrieval, was started in 1991 to provide procurement services and allograft tissue distribution to hospitals in Indiana. "We recognized since our inception that tissues procured from donors in Indiana should come back to our local community to be implanted," said Terri Tibbot, CEO of DSI.

DSI is registered with the FDA and AATB for retrieval, storage and distribution of skin, nerves, cord blood, cardiac and musculoskeletal tissue for transplantation and research; retrieval, storage and distribution of vascular tissue for transplantation; and storage of autologous tissue.

Contact Information

  • Donor Services of Indiana (DSI)
    Jeff Schmidt
    Director of Marketing & Hospital Development
    6931 Quemetco Court
    Fort Wayne, IN 46803
    1-260-749-9105
    Email Contact
    www.dsitissuebank.org