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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),...

2014-04-24 08:33:49

LONDON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, today announces the results of a new multicenter clinical study which compares the TRUCLEAR 5.0 System with the VersaPoint(TM) Bipolar Electrosurgery System for the removal of endometrial polyps. A common gynecologic disorder that can affect as many as 35% of women(i), endometrial polyps are a leading cause of abnormal uterine bleeding. According to the study in this...

2014-04-09 16:26:07

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, today announces a new educational relationship with the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN®). Through a restricted educational grant, Smith & Nephew is supporting Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) Nurse Week, which honors the care WOC nurses provide to millions of patients suffering from chronic wounds, ostomies and urinary and fecal...

2014-04-04 23:34:57

The global bio-implants market is segmented by types, which include major segments such as orthopedic, cardiovascular, dental, ophthalmic, neurostimulation, and others, and by origin (allograft, autograft, xenograft, and synthetic); http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/bio-implants-market-728.html. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The “Bio-Implants Market (Cardiovascular, Orthopaedics, Neurostimulation, Xenografts, Allografts and Others) Competitive Analysis and Global Forecast to...

2014-04-02 16:30:07

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Knee Replacement - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts MediPoint: Knee Replacement - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts SummaryThe current knee replacement market is a crowded space, with an increasing number of companies offering a myriad of partial, primary/total, and revision prostheses to meet orthopedic surgeons' demands in the management of knee diseases, primarily...

2014-03-14 08:27:07

LONDON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew plc (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology business, today announces that it and ArthroCare Corporation have received early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, in connection with Smith & Nephew's pending acquisition of ArthroCare. The early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act satisfies one of the conditions...

2014-03-12 23:04:01

The global endoscopy equipment market is segmented on the basis of products, applications, and geography. Based on applications, the global endoscopy equipment market is broadly categorized into laparoscopy, arthroscopy, cystoscopy, obstetrics/gynecology, bronchoscopy, laryngoscopy, mediastinoscopy, otoscopy, gastrointestinal endoscopy, and others.http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/endoscopy-devices-market-689.html (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The “Endoscopy Equipment Market by...

2014-03-12 12:28:07

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN;LSE:SN), the global medical technology business, will launch its DYONICS PLAN Hip Impingement Planning System at this week's American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting in New Orleans. Unlike standard imaging tools, DYONICS PLAN is a revolutionary 3D software system that allows surgeons to visualize, assess and generate a comprehensive surgical report for each patient's unique Femoroacetabular...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.