Surgival closed in MEDICA’2013 its annual international presence in trade fairs.

MEDICA 2013 had been held from the 20th to the 23rd of november in the Messe Fair Center of Düsseldorf (Germany), the most important event in the medical sector in all the world. This year, another fair,Compamed, specialized in the industry of medical suppliers, had been added to MEDICA 2013.

There was 115.000 m2 in total for 4.500 exhibitors of 70 countries, 17 complete pavilions, 5 exhibition areas and one international program of conferences.

Surgival didn’t want to miss this event either in this oacasión and came as an exhibitor showing its very large range of implants and prosthesis for Orthopedic Surgery and Trauma in its own booth located in the Hall A-57 /nr 13.

More than 200 persons visit the Surgival booth, lot of them established customers of the company, also suppliers which visited us to greet us and also a lot of distributors very interested for the commercialization of our products in their countries.

This year, also to Mrs. Mara Gracia and Mr. Alejandro Martínez, International Business Development Director y Export Area Manager, there were present Mrs. Marta Prieto (Supplier department Manager) and Mr. Roberto Gorraiz (Marketing Manager) because they wanted to meet few suppliers and to know more thoroughly how about commercial market and competition.

With its presence in the MEDICA’ 2013, Surgival closed its participation in international exhibitions and fairs for this year.

Surgival is finishing the preparation for the next, in the asian continent, Arab Health’ 2014 which will be held in DUBAI (EAU) from the 27th to the 30th of january 2014.

Surgival, company guested in the XXVIII conference of 2013 Sterilization technics of the Associació Catalana d’Infermeria.

The last 18th of october, the XXVIII conference of Sterilization technics was held in the Auditorio del Colegio Oficial de Enfermería de Barcelona under the title “The sterilization in the XXI Century “Guarantee of the process quality”.

For this event, Mrs. Rosa Mª Muñoz Albarracín, Nursing chief of the Surgical Area of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau de Barcelona, had guested Mrs. Rosa Piqueras, Commercial Technic of Surgival, nursing degree, to discuss about “Material en tránsito”.

The main objective was to release the point of view of the commercial companies for the purpose of the logistic instruments.

During a complete exhibition, our collegue had been exposed the SURGIVAL company and its quality commitment to give the best services to their customers and medical centers, since the receipt, cleaning, checking and instruments revision, and also for the implants untill their sending and recollection of them in other medical centers.

She finished its presentation by discussing the most common problems of every day.

Almost 100 persons had attended at this discussion, most of them technicals of operating room and team responsable of the sterilization department. Mrs. Rosa Piqueras shared table with Mrs Rosa Mª Muñoz Albarracín, Mrs. Margarita Rivas (Supervisor of the Hospital de Sant Joan de Déu de Mallorca) and Mrs. Ivet Giró Sanabria (Nurse of the sterilizacion center of the Hospital of Mataró).

This action shows that Surgival actively collaborate with such an important collective as the Nursery in this sector which contributes so much for the success of surgery.

The most important celebrities in foot and ankle surgery had been cited in Barcelona.

The 5th edition of Simposio de Cirugía del Pie y Tobillo (Symposium about foot and ankle surgery)was held in the Avenida Palace Hotel of Barcelona between the 17th and 18th of october.

This eventhad been organized by the doctors Jordi Codina & Jordi Asunción, Responsable of the Foot Unit of the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona.For this occasion, the main topic was “Patología y Cirugía de los metatarsianos y dedos menores” and some very famous intenational experts of foot surgery were presents, as the french professor Mr. Samuel Barouk and the american Mr. Lowell Scott Weil.

This symposium had been very succesfull and also the quality of the scientific program.

In this program, Surgival introduced, through R+D+i Responsible, Sergio García, innovative and differentiated values for our foot system Surgifeet, which offers an excellent solution for the repairing of the Hallux Valugs, and also for Weil type osteotomies. Also a projected virtual surgical technique of the repairing of the Hallux Valgus through Scarf type osteotomy.

As a business partner of this Symposium, Surgival installed a booth where the visitors could learn more about the foot products of Surgifeet system that Surgival offer at the present time.

Secot 2013 celebrated in the “Centro de Convenciones Internacionales de Barcelona”.

The SECOT’13 Exhibition (Sociedad Española de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatológica) was held in Barcelona, from the 2nd to the 4th of October, in the “Centro de Convenciones Internacional de Barcelona”.

This year was special because it had celebrated its 50th anniversary.

In this medical meeting, the more important nationally, about1.400 trauma surgeons had assisted and also was present the prestigious AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) associetyinvited.These data confirm that the SECOT Exhibition hadgrowninternationally and proof of this is the fact that each year there are more professional of other countries who keep to this event.

Surgival, one year more, had a strong presence in this congress and attended all the visitors in its own booth of 36 m2 where Surgival also presented all its new products.

We would like to congratulate SECOT and all the organization for havingcompleted half acentury of lifein this celebration, hoping that there will be much more.

Very good feelings in the FIME exhibition 2013 of Miami.

From the 7th to the 9th of august, the FIME exhibition 2013 of Miami was held in the Miami Beach Convention Center, in  Miami City,  mainly oriented for the entire U.S.A. and Latin American market.

This event, more consolidated in the international medical sector, welcomed nearly 50,000 visitors, with a significant presence in the field of orthopedic surgery.

Surgival, who is always present in the more important exhibitions of all the world, also showed their products and innovationsin its booth located in the Spanish pavilion. During this exhibition, Surgival established new business contacts and also took the opportunity to reconnect with many of its Latin American customers. Surgival brand is growing in this geographic area, due to its expansion strategy.

Overall, the experience has been very positive at all levels and Surgival assistance next year is assured.

SURGIVAL consolidated its brand in EFORT’ 13

Estambul, the economic capital of Turquey, has been chosen this year to celebrate the 14th EFORT exhibition, between the 5th and the 8th of June.

One more year and despite of the delicate situation of this country at that time, the success of the congress was outright. About 6.800 surgeons and 165 companies of 29 different countries were present.

Surgival, of course was present as an exhibitor, showing their products at the many doctors, customers and distributors of all the word who came to visit its booth. In this occasion and because of the congress magnitude and the very large presence of the Spanish doctors Mr. Miquel Carreras (General Manager), Mr. Tomás Cosías (CEO) and Mr. Mateo Oliver (Cataluña Sales Manager) were also present, besides the International Commercial Team (Mrs. Mara Gracia and Mr. Alejandro Martínez).

We also would like to take advantage to congratulate Dr Enric Cáceres by the appointment as the 2ndVice President EFORT.

Surgival was present in SECCA´13

The Spanish Society of Hip Surgery (SECCA) has celebrated its XV Congress in the Meliá Castilla Hotel (Madrid) between the 20th and the 21st of June.

Making reference of the data of the organisation congress, 150 people has been present (enrolled), a lot of them famous – one of them:  the Professor Miguel Cabanela.

This congress of 1 day and half, had been scheduled to let that all speeches and activities never coincide (at different hours), allowing assistants could be at any of them.

Three free oral communication sessions were held and another in defense of the posters.

The scientific schedule closed this congress with two “round table” and two conferences.

The majority of the Surgery and Trauma sector societies had supported this congress, one of them SURGIVAL whom exposed its hip products in its own booth.

Surgival rewards the best cases of residents during the XXVI SCCOT

During the 16th and the 17th of May, the XXVI Congress of the Catalan Society of Orthopaedic and Traumatology for Surgery was held (SCCOT), jointly with the VII Nursing Catalan meeting of Traumatology.

The chosen place was the Musical School of Music of Vendrell (Tarragona) and over than 300 professionals were presents.

For this occasion, Surgival had its own booth and also had collaborated actively giving the “Surgival Award” for the best resident cases.

By this way, Surgival continuing showing his support to the effort and encourages that the number of residents involved in the important initiative grows.

Valencia hosts the XXVII GEER Congress

The XXVII GEER Congress was held in the Valencia Congress Hall, from May 30th to June 1st, (GEER: Congreso Nacional de la Sociedad Española de Columna Vertebral). This year jointly with the XII Iberolatinamerican Congress Spine (SILACO).

During these 3 days, 525 professionals of the orthopedic and traumatology surgery had visited this congress (130 of them came from different parts of Latin America).

All of them during their visit at the Surgival booth, could know the updated Total Spine System of the Sherpa and also the Interbody Cage by the transforaminal approach (TLIF).

 

 

Finally and taking advantage of the trip to Valencia to visit the GEER Congress, we have to stand out the visit of some traumatologists and personal friends at the Surgival instalations in Tecnologic Park – Paterna – Valencia.

During this visit, they have seen all stages of the development of the Surgival products, beginning with the design of the R+D Department, visiting the production area of over 3.000m2, following by the very strict quality control department and ending with the finished  and packed product department.

 

Surgival travels to Mallorca for the XXI edition of the SECMA

During the 8, 9 and May 10, was held the XXI Congress of the Spanish Society for Surgery of Hand (SECMA) together with the Scandinavian Society.

The site chosen was the Melia Palace Atenea in Palma de Mallorca which handled 250 professionals of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, specialists in hand surgery.

For over a year, Surgival decided to go for this specialty incorporating, into its current portfolio, the hand line products from Medartis Swiss company.  During this period, there have been several promotional events as well as participating with its own stand at major national conferences.