Exhibit ES-8:Â Selected Sealant Product Companies and Their Strategies
Products and Prices
division of Genzyme
Available for lung resections in Europe and as an adjunct for non-hemostasis
A sprayable liquid hemostat adjunct for use in surgical procedures to
Acquired by Baxter
Non-sealant hemostat for all hemostasis as an adjunct, including problematic
Homologous pooled fibrin, human thrombin, and bovine aprotinin. Adjunct for
Haemostatic adjunct for aortic dissection during surgery and may also be used
Hemostat adjunct identical to Tisseel. Strategy to become a fully
Source: MedMarket Diligence, LLC
From “Worldwide Surgical Sealants, Glues and Wound Closure Market, 2007-2011,” published February 2007. Click for details.
This report details the complete range of sealants & glues technologies used in traumatic, surgical and other wound closure, from tapes, sutures and staples to hemostats, fibrin sealants/glues and medical adhesives. The report examines the clinical and technology developments underlying this huge and rapidly growing worldwide market, with data on products in development and on the market; market size and forecast;Â competitor market shares; competitor profiles; and market opportunity. This report is a market and technology assessment and forecast of products in wound closure. The report details the current and emerging products, technologies and markets involved in wound closure and sealing using sutures and staples, tapes, hemostats, fibrin and sealant products and medical adhesives. The report provides a worldwide current and annual forecast to 2011 of the markets for these technologies, with particular emphasis on the market impact of new technologies through the coming decade. The report provides specific forecasts and shares of the worldwide market by segment for the U.S., Europe (United Kingdom, German, France, Italy, BeNeLux), Latin America, Japan and Rest of World.
The report provides background data on the surgical, disease and traumatic wound patient populations targeted by current technologies and those under development, and the current clinical practices in the management of these patients, including the dynamics among the various clinical specialties or subspecialties vying for patient population and facilitating or limiting the growth of technologies. The report establishes the current worldwide market size for major technology segments as a baseline for and projecting growth in the market over a ten-year forecast. The report also assesses and projects the composition of the market as technologies gain or lose relative market performance over this period.