Brazilian medtech manufacturers expect increased sales at
8 November 2012
Alert to market demands, and with strong investments in
research, development and innovation to make products of ever increasing
quality, the Brazilian health equipment industry will arrive at MEDICA
expecting to increase sales.
According to ABIMO (the Brazilian Medical Devices Manufacturers
US$2 million of deals will be closed at the fair.
And, the association further predicts that additional sales (for
which a figure has not yet been estimated) will be made over the
course of the year based on the more than three thousand contacts
that Brazil's exhibitors are expected to make during the four days
The Brazilian delegation will count with 50 companies and no less
than 14 new product launches, in addition to the showcasing of new
health equipment lines and models. Brazil's health equipment is
currently exported to more than 180 countries, among which the main
buyers can be found in the US, Argentina, Venezuela, Belgium and
“Brazilian companies comply with the requirements of sustainable
production and quality that are currently in force in the most
sophisticated markets. This means the country's products are
reliable whilst also offering an excellent cost-benefit ratio”, says
ABIMO President Paulo Fraccaro.
Diagnostek will be focusing on its Paratest
System, which is able to condense the faecal examination for
parasitological diagnosis from collection to conservation, offering
a clean sediment for microscopic analysis. Greenfiz, the conservant
used, is biodegradable. Among the product's advantages are its
biosafety, the elimination of unpleasant odours and the conservation
of the sample for more than 10 days.
The leading Brazilian manufacturer of neonatal products, Fanem will
be presenting its new BabyPuff Reanimador Infantil 1020 at MEDICA.
The product features a more versatile design that comes in four
different versions: traditional, table use, portable and
wall-mounted. It will also launch its chambers for storing blood and
blood derivatives, vaccines, medication and other materials
requiring low temperatures. The company's laboratory line is
complemented by its platelet agitator, used in conserving blood.
Founded in 1915, FAMI will be
exhibiting sanitary products made from stainless steel, aluminium or
plastic at MEDICA. Their samples include items used for
transporting, storing and sterilising instruments and prosthetics,
as well as those for use in surgical theatres, headboards,
veterinary laboratories and for podological and aesthetic use.
With experience of manufacturing devices for telemedical and
homecare, the highlights brought by Hi Technologies include
a non-invasive arterial pressure monitor, a capnograph, and a
version of the Milli oximeter that is specifically designed for
telemedical and homecare use. The company aims to create a new
concept in capnography, with a focus on bring the human element to
telemedicine and homecare.
Ibramed will be launching the Thermopulse, the
first short wave diathermic device that produces electrical and
magnetic fields. The device is indicated for analgesia, muscular
relaxation, controlling inflammation and tissue repair and
Lifesil will be showcasing its line of health
products made from silicone, such as breast and gluteal implants,
silicone gel tapes, breast implant measurement devices and umbilical
dilators. The company has been certified to the highest quality for
breast implants in Brazil, and is currently being certified by the
P. A. MED's highlights for MEDICA comprise
measurement instruments in their BIC, Innova and Omega lines. The
Innova line of sphygmometers and stethoscopes feature innovative
design and materials used in the treatment of allergies. The Omega
line, in turn, focuses on high precision sphygmometers and the
Rappaport model - a stethoscope for accurate arterial pressure
measurement and heart and lung auscultation. The BIC brand boasts a
variety of sphygmometers, stethoscopes and accessories for
hospitals, clinics and medical field use.
Schioppa will be bringing its Agile series to
the fair, which has new wheel products for doctors and general
equipment that are extremely safe and hygienic.
Traumec will be launching precision dissection tools for
microdissection that can be applied to all of the medical, dental
and surgical specialties. With an ultrafine point, the tool allows
for highly accurate incisions, reducing bleeding during surgery and
minimising post-surgical swelling and trauma for the patient. Other
new items of note include its surgical drill bits for operations in
a variety of specialties and surgical blades that assist in the
cutting of bone and rigid tissue.
WEM's main attraction for MEDICA will be its SS-601 MCA
electrosurgical unit featuring connections and interfaces with the
other operating theatre equipment. The technology allows the device
to be used during robotic surgery, which can be undertaken on
location or remotely. This version unites all the commands and data
for the procedure on a single computer screen.
The company will also be showcasing its Canady-Vieira (Griff)
multifunctional pen for complex surgical procedures at risk of
significant bleeding; the SS 501 SX electrosurgical unit for
advanced procedures; and, theSS-200E + Argon 2 electrosurgical
system for endoscopy and colonoscopy. Their Presidente G
Unique chair will also be found at their stand, and features
electronic commands to easily adjust the seat, back and footrest
using a pedal.
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