Orthovisc

Orthovisc

Orthopedics An injectable hyaluronic acid for treating osteoarthritis of the knee; viscoelastic and lubricating properties are similar to normal synovial fluid. See Hyaluronic acid.
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Anika's products range from orthopedic/joint health solutions led by Orthovisc, a treatment for osteoarthritis of the knee; to surgical aids in the ophthalmic and anti-adhesion fields.
Under the agreement, Anika will receive an initial payment of $2 million and payments upon receipt of final marketing approval for ORTHOVISC from the U.
Orthovisc is a natural product made from sodium hyaluronate, which comes from the combs of roosters.
Due to the catastrophic earthquake in Turkey on August 17, we have honored the request of our Turkish distributor, Biomeks Pharmaceuticals, to delay the delivery of certain ORTHOVISC orders until the fourth quarter of 1999.
The increase in domestic sales of ORTHOVISC was partially offset by reduced international sales due to a change in the Turkish government's reimbursement policy for more than 100 drugs, including ORTHOVISC and its competing products.
Study Designed to Determine the Effectiveness of ORTHOVISC in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder
if at all; (vii) our ability to obtain panel review of Monovisc through an Orthopedic Advisory Panel and the timing and results of such review; and (viii) the Company's ability to successfully resolve the cause of the equipment failure at its Woburn facility and provide an adequate and timely supply of its ophthalmic, Orthovisc and other products to its customers.
This move will simplify the current reimbursement process, and improve access to ORTHOVISC, a treatment for osteoarthritis of the knee.
Domestically, demand for Orthovisc continues to be very strong, and our efforts to expand distribution internationally for Orthovisc and Monovisc are yielding positive results.
The improvement in both periods was due to increased ORTHOVISC royalties, favorable volume variance, and improved material prices.
All the key indicators for ORTHOVISC are moving in the right direction, including growth in sales and market share.
In addition, we posted significant increases in product sales of OrthoVisc, both domestically as well as internationally, led by Mitek's improved sales in the second quarter of 2006 compared with both the year ago quarter and this year's first quarter.