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A phase III study of the firm's live cell spray-on wound therapy (HP802-247) failed, putting the future of the product, acquired by Smith & Nephew in 2012, in question.

Smith & Nephew Bets On RF Platform With $1.7 Bil. ArthroCare Acquisition

S&N highlighted complements between ArthroCare’s Coblation platform for resection procedures and S&N’s mechanical resection blade, among other synergies. The deal comes soon after ArthroCare settled a fraud investigation with the Department of Justice.

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Advanced Wound Care: A Future Built On Innovation

The advanced wound care market is attracting an increasing number of competitors and investors seeking a stake in this high-need, high-growth space. But although the number of innovative wound care products is on the rise, this is also a highly diverse market, with some striking differences among various regions of the world in terms of product adoption and standard wound care practices.

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Acquisitions Signal Smith & Nephew’s Emerging Market Strategy

Smith & Nephew’s recent purchases of two trauma businesses in Brazil and India (Pró Cirurgia Especializada and Adler Mediequip Pvt. Ltd.) reflect its broader strategy to find growth in emerging markets, an attempt to offset the losses and disappointing quarters the company is seeing in established markets like Europe.

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