The addressable market for Tutogen's dental products is estimated to be approximately $300 million annually, with the U.S. representing approximately one-half of the total.
According to the companies, the Puros family of bone grafting products offers an effective and predictable clinical outcome for patients requiring bony enhancement of the mandible and maxilla in a timely manner. All Puros products feature easy handling, quick hydration, five-year shelf life and room temperature storage.
About Tutogen Medical, Inc.
Tutogen Medical, Inc. manufactures sterile biological implant products made from human (allograft) and animal (xenograft) tissue. Tutogen utilizes its proprietary Tutoplast Process(R) of tissue preservation and viral inactivation to manufacture and deliver sterile bio-implants used in spinal/trauma, urology, dental, ophthalmology, and general surgery procedures. Tutogen's Tutoplast(R) products are sold and distributed worldwide by Zimmer Spine and Zimmer Dental, subsidiaries of Zimmer Holdings, Inc., Davol Inc. subsidiary of C.R. Bard Inc., the Mentor Corporation (Mentor), Coloplast Corp., IOP, Inc. and through independent distributors internationally. For more information, visit Tutogen's web site at http://www.tutogen.com.
Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, Zimmer is the worldwide #1 pure-play orthopaedic leader in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing reconstructive and spinal implants, trauma and related orthopaedic surgical products. Zimmer has operations in more than 24 countries around the world and sells products in more than 100 countries. Zimmer's 2006 sales were approximately $3.5 billion. Zimmer is supported by the efforts of more than 7,000 employees worldwide.
|SOURCE Tutogen Medical, Inc.|
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