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New Technologies Drive Growth In Orthopedic Extremities Market

While the mature hips, knees, and spine segments of the orthopedics industry are growing by low single-digit rates, some sectors of the extremity industry are growing by 13% to 14%. We profile three companies in different sectors of extremities: Conventus Orthopaedics, in the hand and wrist market; Nextremity Solutions, working on devices for the forefoot; and Cartiva Medical, with a cartilage platform and an initial focus on the great toe.

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Cartiva Inc.

The Cartiva synthetic cartilage implant from Cartiva Inc. is mostly water; hence, the hydrogel polymer mimics physical properties of human cartilage. The company is initially focusing on repairing cartilage defects in ankles and feet, specifically the metatarsophalangeal joint at the base of the great toe, to relieve arthritis pain.

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New Technologies Drive Growth In Orthopedic Extremities Market

While the mature hips, knees, and spine segments of the orthopedics industry are growing by low single-digit rates, some sectors of the extremity industry are growing by 13% to 14%. START-UP profiles three companies in different sectors of extremities: Conventus Orthopaedics, in the hand and wrist market, Nextremity Solutions, working on devices for the forefoot, and Cartiva Medical, with a cartilage platform and an initial focus on the great toe.

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Recent Financings Of Private Companies, September 2013

Derived from Strategic Transactions, Elsevier Business Intelligence’s premium source for tracking life sciences deal activity, the Recent Financings Of Private Companies column provides a comprehensive monthly review of emerging life science companies that have received venture funding, including companies within the In Vitro Diagnostics, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals sectors.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Devices
    • Biomaterials
    • Implantable Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Alias(es)
  • Windward Medical Inc.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Carticept Medical Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Timothy J Patrick, Pres. & CEO
    Peter J Pizzo, VP, Fin. & CFO
    Barry J Hassett, VP, Mktg.
    Robert R Singer, VP, Sales
    Steven P Walsh, PhD, VP, R&D
  • Contact Info
  • Carticept Medical Inc.
    Phone: (770) 754-3800
    6120 Windward Pkwy., Ste. 220
    Alpharetta, GA 30005
    USA
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