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Start-Up News January 2008

Noteworty news from medtech start-ups. In this issue: NOTES companies promise the least invasive surgery, with brief profiles of Apollo Endosurgery, Minos Medical and Cardiorobotics. (Adapted from "NOTES Companies Sing an Upbeat Tune," START-UP, December 2007.)
Medical Device

Wound Care: Medtech's New Billion Dollar Product Market

For some time now, investors have hated wound care. They've been scarred by past failures, most famously, the simultaneous bankruptcies in 2002 of Advanced Tissue Sciences and Organogenesis, two tissue-engineering companies targeting chronic wounds. "Show me one success," VCs tell start-ups seeking funding. Well, now there is one. Kinetic Concepts is pulling in a billion dollars in revenues from a single product in the advanced wound care market. Is it time for VCs to love advanced wound care? Five new device start-ups hope so. Three are developing therapeutic devices for chronic wounds and two are beginning in acute wound care, an emerging surgical market. (A Reprint of "Advanced Wound Care: The Device Industry's Billion Dollar Product Market," appearing in START-UP, November 2007.
Medical Device

Clinical Update (10/2007)

Brief summaries of recent clinical developments in the device industry, including heart muscle cells that power simple machines, nanoparticles that may aid in early disease detection, an advanced nanowire device coating, new insights into hearing, and a new biomarker for prostate cancer.
Medical Device

Timing the Stem Cell Opportunity

Companies are drawing parallels between the monoclonal antibody industry and stem cells, and they are trying to strike a balance between gaining a stake in a field with tremendous potential without being too early. Stem cells have the potential to treat some of the largest degenerative diseases in the cardiovascular, neurological, orthopedic segments--markets worth in the double digit billions, according to a recent report on Tissue Engineering, issued by Medtech Insight. No company wants to be left behind.
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