NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Small Bone Innovations, Inc. (SBi, www.totalsmallbone.com), a leading provider of products, technology and education for the small bone and joint (SB&J) segment of the orthopaedics industry, announced that it has received the European Union (EU) CE Mark (Conformité Européene) for its PRECISE SD Distal Volar Radius Plating System for a wide range of wrist trauma repair and reconstruction procedures.
Anthony G. Viscogliosi, Chairman & CEO of SBi, said: “Fracture of the distal radius is the most pervasive injury requiring treatment by hand surgeons. In 2008, we estimate that there are approximately 350,000 surgical candidates in the world which equates to a market potential of over $500 million.”
The PRECISE SD system was developed by SBi with the help of leading surgeons and launched in April 2008. The declaration of the CE Mark now makes it available to surgeons throughout the EU.