TM], as a Class IIb Medical Device for the treatment of acute and chronic wounds
The company is pursuing a multi-faceted strategy to penetrate the chronic wound
market with its products, as well as opportunities for the application of AutoloGel(TM) and PRP technology into other markets such as hair transplantation and orthopedics while actively seeking complementary products for the wound care market.
Led by Alex Rickard, assistant professor of biological sciences, the researchers could identify specific types of chronic wound
bacteria and to test their ability to produce cell-cell signalling molecules.
A university spokesman said, 'Animal experiments to study chronic wounds
can cause substantial pain and suffering.
is a biotechnology company dedicated to the development of natural, biologic therapies for the chronic wound
care, dermatology and osteoarthritis markets.
But in chronic wounds
, these enzymes build up and over-compensate.
Leveraging its scale and experience, Healogics utilizes an evidence-based systematic approach to chronic wound
healing in treating an underserved and growing patient population.
There are approximately 50 million chronic wound
cases reported annually, and the incidence of chronic wounds
is expected to rise with the steady increase in adult and child obesity.
Biofisica's wound care technology is uniquely positioned to provide chronic wound
solutions to the wound care market -- a global market that is estimated in excess of US$12 billion.
Including homecare patients, elders and persons with disabilities, overall estimates of chronic wound
care exceed $30 billion annually.
Nitric BioTherapeutics (Nitric Bio) today announced the beginning of a Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of chronic wounds
using nitric oxide.
25 billion is spent annually on chronic wound
Acute Wound Care to Grow at Faster Pace than Chronic Wound
The Magnitude and Cost of Chronic Wound
Care In the United States, health care cost to treat and manage chronic wounds
exceeds $6 billion dollars annually.
This demand is likely to raise the penetration of advanced wound management products in both acute and chronic wound
care," says Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Andrew Wee.