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TIGR® Expands: new distributions in U.S and Europe

Press Release   •   Sep 10, 2014 12:00 GMT

Novus Scientific is pleased to announce new distribution channels throughout North America and Europe. The U.S. sales team lead by Tac-Whei Ong has hired direct representatives.  Major channel partners in the eastern and western United States include: San Diego, San Antonio, Cincinnati, Chicago and Washington, DC. In Europe, the UK and Ireland is represented by Suzanne Bannon of Dublin (pictured)

About Novus Scientific

Novus Scientific AB ( develops, manufactures and markets resorbable implants that help the body's own healing.

Headquarters, research and production is located in Uppsala and sales are made through distributors in a growing number of countries, currently around twenty. The company owners and management comes from the Uppsala-based, Radi Medical Systems AB, which was sold in 2008 to St. Jude Medical Inc, St Paul, USA.

TIGR® Matrix ( is a slowly degradable synthetic surgical mesh, which contributes mechanical strength until the body itself recreated tissue strength and then excreted through natural pathways.

Main applications are:

• To stabilize the tissue around the implant during breast reconstruction after cancer.

• Restoring abdominal wall function for complex incisional hernia.

• Strengthening suture line reinforcement after laparotomy to reduce the risk of wound dehiscence and incisional hernia.