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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