At Synovis Micro Companies Alliance, we are committed to bringing innovations and advancements to the discipline of Microsurgery.
Our company is made of an exceptional, talented, caring group of individuals focused on the common mission/purpose of being The Microsurgeon’s Most Trusted Resource®. We support this mission by exercising our core values of trust, mutual respect, high communication, and a spirit of cooperation.
In February 2012, Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) announced the acquisition of Synovis Life Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNO), following approval of the transaction by Synovis shareholders. The acquisition expanded Baxter's regenerative medicine and BioSurgery franchise by adding biological and mechanical products from Synovis used for soft tissue repair and microsurgery in a variety of surgical procedures.
Baxter added the Synovis soft tissue repair and microsurgery products to the company's existing line of biological products and delivery devices used for hemostasis, tissue sealing, adhesion reduction, and hard tissue regeneration.
Synovis develops, manufactures and markets medical devices used primarily in surgical procedures for soft tissue repair, including PERI-STRIPS DRY, the TISSUE-GUARD product line and VERITAS Collagen Matrix. These products are used in a variety of surgical procedures, including obesity surgery; patching the lining of the brain, vessels, and cardiac defects; hernia repair; and vascular surgery.
The Synovis portfolio also includes products used in microsurgery, such as the COUPLER, FLOW COUPLER and GEM MICROCLIP. These products are used for joining small diameter vessels during autologous tissue breast reconstruction; sealing small blood vessels; and head, neck and hand procedures.
Baxter International Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures and markets products that save and sustain the lives of people with hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma, and other chronic and acute medical conditions. As a global, diversified healthcare company, Baxter applies a unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to create products that advance patient care worldwide.