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Verigen AG

Division of Sanofi

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Joint Resurfacing: Boom or Bust?

One of the hottest topics at the 2007 AAOS was the the trend toward resurfacing rather than completely replacing joints damaged by arthritis and other causes. There are a variety of metallic, synthetic and biologic methods used in hip, knee, shoulder and extremity joint resurfacing, many designed for younger patients who wish to remain active and avoid total joint replacement.
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Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy
  • Medical Devices
    • Biomaterials
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Alias(es)
  • VTSI
  • Verigen Transplantation Service International AG
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Europe
      • Western Europe
        • Germany
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Sanofi
  • Senior Management
  • Samuel S Asculai, Pres. & CEO
    Achim Rottshaefer, CFO
    Paul J Donnelly, VP, Sales & Mktg.
    Bruno Giannetti, COO
  • Contact Info
  • Verigen AG
    Phone: (49) 214 876 350
    Hemmelrather Weg 201
    Leverkusen, D-51377