SAFHS


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SAFHS

Sonic Accelerated Fracture Healing System Orthopedics A device that emits sound waves to the Fx site, accelerating healing
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The ISO/CE Certifications are particularly timely given Exogen's current efforts in France to submit SAFHS for the national product reimbursement review, T.
Treatment with SAFHS has been shown to significantly shorten fracture healing time, thereby improving fracture management outcomes.
To date over 850 third party payors reimburse for Exogen's SAFHS therapy.
Some of the factors that could affect the forward-looking statements contained herein include, without limitation, that there can be no assurance that the Company will successfully develop, and receive regulatory approval of SAFHS device to treat additional indications; that the Company will successfully develop the mechanical stress device; that the medical community and third-party payors will accept the SAFHS treatment; or that the Company will achieve market acceptance of its products in international markets and secure additional marketing partners where required abroad.
In the United States, over 800 third-party payors have now reimbursed for SAFHS therapy.
In June, Exogen's marketing partner, Teijin Limited, launched SAFHS in Japan, targeting the delayed and nonunion fracture market.
In the US, they hold leading market positions in trauma, casting and bracing, and sports medicine, all target markets for SAFHS.
Smith & Nephew's management, our ability to realize the full potential of SAFHS in the US orthopaedics market will be strengthened significantly.
We are gratified to have the smaller, portable, more cost-effective, SAFHS 2000 receive this important certification, and we are very pleased that Teijin is cleared for marketing in Japan," stated Patrick A.
These countries are currently reviewing SAFHS for national reimbursement, which we believe will be completed in 1998.
This is an important addition to our product line since it is so synergistic with Exogen's SAFHS therapy," stated Patrick A.
We maintain our focus on reinforcing the clinical and economic outcome benefits of SAFHS with physicians and third party payors.