biosurgery


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Orthopedics An emerging field that utilizes enabling biomaterial, therapeutic, and sophisticated device technologies to improve the health of patients in the orthopedics and post-surgical adhesive disease areas
Wound care Maggot debridement therapy

biosurgery

The use of live sterile maggots to clean up and disinfect infected wounds.
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The ratios for the exchange of Genzyme Biosurgery and Genzyme Molecular Oncology shares for Genzyme General shares were determined according to the terms of Genzyme's corporate charter, approved by shareholders in 2000.
It notes that Termeer and other members of Genzyme's board all own substantial holdings of Genzyme General stock that materially affected their decisions regarding the management of Biosurgery and the forced exchange.
Rory Riggs, former President of Biomatrix (a predecessor company to Biosurgery), and John Lewis, President of Gardner Lewis Asset Management, both shareholders of Biosurgery, filed a complaint against Genzyme and certain members of its management and board on June 2, charging the forced exchange of stock would result in the effective acquisition by Genzyme of Biosurgery assets at a tiny fraction of true fair market value.
We are very pleased to report that our revenue grew in all three business units, led in particular by our largest biomaterials products," said Genzyme Biosurgery President Duke Collier.
This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding Genzyme Biosurgery, including without limitation, statements about the future benefits to Genzyme Biosurgery of its strategic collaboration with Excigen, Inc.
Buoyed by top-line growth and careful expense management, Genzyme Biosurgery expects its operating results to fall within the range of a $16 million operating loss to a $1 million operating profit.
NASDAQ:VITA), a spine and orthopedic biosurgery company, reported that it has entered into a Royalty Sale Agreement with Angiotech Pharmaceuticals (US), Inc.
This was another solid year for Genzyme Biosurgery, in which we continued to strengthen our core biotechnology businesses while also advancing our short- and long-term strategic pipeline," said Genzyme Biosurgery President Duke Collier.
Genzyme Biosurgery is a leading developer of novel biotherapeutic products used to treat serious diseases that are managed primarily by surgeons.
NASDAQ: VITA), a spine and orthopedic biosurgery company, reported that it has entered into a binding letter of intent to purchase the profit-sharing royalty rights for its VITAGEL[TM] Surgical Hemostat and CELLPAKER([R]) Collection Device products under its license agreement with Angiotech Pharmaceuticals (US), Inc.
Genzyme Biosurgery , a division of Genzyme Corporation, announced today that doctors in Paris have treated the first patient enrolled in a Phase 2 clinical trial testing the safety and effectiveness of cardiac myoblast cell transplantation, an experimental new therapy designed to prevent the progression of heart failure in patients who have had a heart attack.