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2014-09-18 08:29:21

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN; LSE:SN), the global medical technology business, will launch its D-RAD SMART PACK System for treating distal radius fractures at this week's American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) annual meeting in Boston. The new system - which includes four, complete, single-use, sterile instrument kits containing implants, and a tray of sterile packaged fasteners and templates - allows hospital OR staff to reduce the...

2014-08-29 08:24:23

DUBLIN, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Devices Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Orthopedic soft tissues are the mass of cells that connect, support, or surround bones. There are several types of orthopedic soft tissues such as tendons, ligaments, cartilage, fascia, and other fibrous tissues. Repetitive use, accidents, injuries, and the...

2014-08-29 04:21:09

DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019" research report to its store. The global wound care market is expected to reach $18.3 billion by 2019 from $15.6 billion in 2014, growing at a CAGR of...

2014-08-19 12:28:55

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Wound Care Market by Type, Basic, Advanced, Active, Pressure Relief Devices - Global Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The global wound care market involves various products that help in healing and preventing infection. This market is driven by several factors which include the rising incidences of hospital-acquired infections and the...

2014-08-03 16:20:59

DALLAS, August 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019 is an August 2014 industry research report spread across 320 pages. Profiling companies like 3M Company, Baxter International, Inc., Coloplast A/S, Convatec Healthcare B S.A.R.L,...

2014-07-31 08:35:19

LONDON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, today announced its entry into the forefoot market with the launch of the HAT-TRICK(TM) Lesser Toe Repair System. Comprised of three separate repair options, the HAT-TRICK System includes products for metatarsophalangeal (MTP) ligament repair and reconstruction, a metatarsal osteotomy guide, and a revisable, all-PEEK implant for proximal Inter-phalanges (PIP) fusion, also...

2014-07-22 12:23:34

PORTLAND, Oregon, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global advanced wound care and closure market (types, applications, end user and geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", suggests that the global advanced wound care and closure market will reach $20.5 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 8.0% from 2014 to 2020....

2014-07-10 08:27:35

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, today announced a new commercial agreement with Blue Belt Technologies (BBT), makers of the Navio(®) Orthopaedic Surgical System, the next generation of orthopaedic robotic surgical navigation. Under this agreement, surgeons using the Navio system will be able to implant Smith & Nephew's JOURNEY(TM) UNI partial knee. "Combining the benefits of our JOURNEY UNI...

2014-06-23 12:28:21

LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology business, announces that it has temporarily ceased commercial distribution of the RENASYS Negative Pressure Wound Therapy product line in the United States. This action follows instruction from the FDA to obtain new regulatory clearances through the premarket notification (510K) process in respect of certain design enhancements made to RENASYS systems. The applications for...

2014-05-11 23:00:42

Endoscopy systems have a huge market demand across the globe owing to their wide application areas as well as their flexibility in terms of specification of instruments, which fits in with the various requirements of different procedures. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/endoscopy-devices-market-689.html (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 The “Endoscopy Equipment Market by Endoscopes (Rigid, Flexible, Capsule), by Visualization Systems (HD, 3D Camera, Wireless Display & Monitor),...


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