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Smith & Nephew NOVOSTITCH Study Results -

Study results indicate that Smith & Nephew's NOVOSTITCH™ knee meniscal repair technology delivered a 0% re-operation rate and 100% meniscal healing at 6 months. The STITCH  trial, evaluating the effectiveness of repairing horizontal cleavage tears, enrolled 30 patients with meniscal tears at eight U.S. sites, examining meniscal healing upon second look needle arthroscopy, freedom from re-operation and improvements in knee pain and function as measured by Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs). At six months, results across all three endpoints reported significant improvement in all PROs. (Smith & Nephew plc, 7/11/19)