This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Novel Biomaterials Accelerate The Development Of Innovative Wound Care Management Technologies, Finds Frost & Sullivan





MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New wound care technologies that detect early wound healing and manage wound healing mechanisms are finding favor with physicians that are trying to determine suitable treatment protocols. Wound care management received a thrust from cost-effective and efficient technologically advanced products and therapies. Some wound care advancements that gained traction recently include wound dressings that offer controlled release of enzymes and antimicrobial agents, and silver nanocomposites that exhibit protective barrier and anti-inflammatory properties.

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan's ( http://www.technicalinsights.frost.com) Wound Care Management Technologies research finds that wound care therapy developers are increasingly responding to the demand for more effective wound care solutions. Biotechnology, biomaterial, and tissue engineering-enabled innovations are some of the fastest growing technology segments in this market.

If you are interested in more information on this research, please email Britni Myers, Corporate Communications, at britni.myers@frost.com, with your full name, company name, job title, telephone number, company email address, company website, city, state and country.

Other popular innovations in wound management include honey-based dressings with antimicrobial, wound cleansing, and pain-free debridement properties, as well as tissue engineering constructs to promote wound healing. Combination medical devices that help deliver targeted wound care therapy to ensure safe and timely closure of wounds are also in demand.

Wound care specialists and podiatrists as well as general, vascular and orthopedic surgeons prefer cost-effective wound care solutions, while chronic wound patients and their caregivers seek faster and long-lasting wound healing solutions. Reacting to customer demand, manufacturers are adopting best practices to design wound dressings that provide tight control over the dressing's adsorption and fluid handling properties.

There is a surge in the number of wound healing technology platforms awaiting commercialization and multiple start-up firms and spin-offs from academia are working on procuring funds and partnerships for commercialization. Both Tier 1 and emerging companies are engaged in intense R&D to develop dressings that accelerate healing.

1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Try it NOW
Only $9.95
Try it NOW
14-Days Free
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 17,712.66 +34.43 0.19%
S&P 500 2,061.02 +4.87 0.24%
NASDAQ 4,891.2190 +27.8570 0.57%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs