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Bioventus and Esaote North America Bring Diagnostic Ultrasound and MRI to Musculoskeletal Market

DURHAM, N.C. & INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bioventus, a leader in active orthopaedic healing, and Esaote North America, a global leader in diagnostic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging, today announced an agreement for distributing Esaote’s products through Bioventus’ sales channel. Beginning immediately, Bioventus is the distributor of Esaote’s portable ultrasound solutions to U.S. orthopaedic clinics and practices focused on musculoskeletal conditions.

“We evaluated a number of ultrasound manufacturers and products to determine which would be the best fit for our company and our customers,” said Mark Augusti, chief executive officer of Bioventus. “We determined that Esaote’s product line complements our existing products and is the best ultrasound solution for orthopaedic customers, based on capabilities, ease-of-use and value.”

“Working with Bioventus enables us to reach a broader U.S. audience, based on the close relationships Bioventus currently has with orthopaedic physicians,” said Claudio Bertolini, president of Esaote North America. “We’re excited to work with a company that is trusted by physicians and known for its strong commitment to the customer.”

Bioventus is offering Esaote’s MyLab® One and MyLab Five ultrasound systems, which come complete with musculoskeletal presets and key functionality including enhanced needle visualization that enables accurate placement of therapeutic injections. Bioventus will also offer Esaote’s MRI, the O-Scan, a novel imaging solution for health care practitioners focused on injuries of the extremity. For more information on Esaote’s products, please visit www.esaoteusa.com.

About Bioventus

Bioventus is a biologics company that delivers clinically proven, cost-effective products that help people heal quickly and safely. The company’s innovative products include market-leading devices, therapies and diagnostics that make it a global leader of active orthopaedic healing. Built on a commitment to high quality standards, evidence-based medicine, and strong ethical behavior, Bioventus is a trusted partner for physicians worldwide.

For more information, visit www.BioventusGlobal.com or follow the company on Facebook (www.facebook.com/bioventus) or Twitter (@BioventusGlobal or www.twitter.com/BioventusGlobal).

About Esaote North America, Inc.

Esaote North America, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a leading manufacturer and distributor of portable and console-based ultrasound and MRI equipment in the U.S. Established in 1979, Esaote North America is part of the international Esaote Group, a global leader in the research, production and marketing of medical diagnostic equipment. Esaote is among the largest manufacturers of ultrasound systems worldwide and prides itself on achieving superior price-performance over competitors through its focus on only ultrasound and office-based MRI medical equipment. For more information, visit www.esaoteusa.com.

Bioventus
Mike Truell, 919-474-6755
michael.truell@BioventusGlobal.com
or
Esaote North America
Gordon Parhar, 317-813-6073
gparhar@esaoteusa.com

Source: Bioventus