LONDON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology business, is set to showcase its advanced portfolio of medical devices at this year's American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) meeting in Chicago, March 19-23.
New products highlighted at the show include the recently launched REDAPT Hip Revision System, the JOURNEY II BCS Knee, which incorporates VERILAST Technology in a knee replacement system that restores the anatomical shapes and more normal motion of the human knee, and a new Modular Rail System for deformity correction and limb restoration that was designed in collaboration with Dror Paley, MD.
Further illustrating the company's increased, strategic investment in fast-growing areas of the orthopaedic market is the ALL28 foot and ankle portfolio, and a suite of industry-leading sports medicine technologies, including the FAST-FIX 360 Meniscal Repair System, the DYONICS Platinum Series Blades, and HEALICOIL PK, BIORAPTOR and OSTEORAPTOR Suture Anchors for joint repair.
Also highlighted will be the company's Advanced Wound Management (AWM) surgical incision management portfolio, led by the single-use, pocket-sized PICO Negative Pressure Wound Therapy system, one of a number of AWM products that can help reduce orthopaedic surgical site complications, such as dehiscence or edema.
Additionally, a group of thought-leading orthopaedic surgeons, including Marc Philippon, MD, and Dror Paley, MD, will share their latest clinical results and innovative techniques as part of the Daily Workshop Series in Smith & Nephew's booth (booth #1218).
For the full schedule of speakers and featured technologies, visit Smith & Nephew's dedicated AAOS meeting website www.PowerSmithNephew.com. While at the show, follow the company on Twitter (@smithnephew) and Facebook (facebook.com/smithandnephew) for regular updates.
About Smith & Nephew
Smith & Nephew is a global medical technology business dedicated to helping improve people's lives. With leadership positions in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Advanced Wound Management, Sports Medicine and Trauma, Smith & Nephew has almost 10,500 employees and a presence in more than 90 countries. Annual sales in 2012 were more than $4.1 billion. Smith & Nephew is a member of the FTSE100 (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN).
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