Arcuro Medical

Arcuro Medical is developing an all-suture, “all-inside” meniscus repair system.

The Product & Advantages

Arcuro Medical’s novel approach is based on a technique in which the entire procedure is performed inside the joint space using suture material only and requiring just one entry into the joint. Arcuro’s proprietary SuperBall repair system consists of a knotless all-suture anchor and innovative delivery system for a meniscus repair that is secure, safe, reliable, and effective.

  • Preserves meniscus functionality
  • Repairs hard to reach areas and provides full meniscus coverage
  • Is easy to operate

The Team

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Arcuro Medical’s CEO Lee Ranon (standing) and CTO Ran Oren discuss the Company’s novel meniscus repair system.

  • Lee Ranon, CEO: Extensive managerial and business development experience; previous positions include marketing and sales director at T.A.G. Medical Products, operations and project development manager at T.A.G., and European marketing and sales manager at Frutarom Industries; worldwide connections with key opinion leaders in the international sports medicine and orthopedics communities
  • Ran Oren, CTO: Over 20 years’ experience in the medical device industry; founder, CEO & R&D director at T.A.G. Medical Products, products developed at T.A.G. are currently sold worldwide by J&J, Stryker, S&N, Tornier, and others; invented, developed, and commercialized numerous innovative medical devices; written 35 international patents
  • Elad Rash, Development Engineer: 7 years’ experience as development engineer T.A.G. Medical Products, specialty in medical devices for sports medicine

The Advisory Board

  • Dr. Preston Wolin: Director of Sports Medicine, Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital, Center for Athletic Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • Dr. Rob Meislin: Assistant Professor, Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery (Ortho-Research) and Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York University Orthopedic Surgery Associates
  • Dr. Ron Arbel: Head of Sports Department, Orthopedic Surgery, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  • Dr. Stuart Fromm: Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center, Rapid City, South Dakota

Status & Achievements

Stage: Business development
Founded: December 2013
Investor: The Trendlines Group
IP: National phase registered

  • Proof of concept
  • EN/ISO 13485:2012 certified

Background & Market

Located in the knee joint, the delicate meniscus is a C-shaped cartilage that acts as a shock absorber and “cushions” the knee. Meniscus tears can be found in professional athletes, and as much as 60% of the population over age 65.

To maintain functionality, current practice is moving away from surgical removal of the meniscus toward arthroscopic repair techniques. Shortcomings of current repair devices, however, include rigid implants and difficult-to-use delivery systems that lead to poor repair quality, increased intraoperative failure, long-term damage to the meniscus, device failures, and the inability to repair all areas of the meniscus.

Worldwide, there are more than 300,000 meniscus repair procedures performed yearly, with a CAGR exceeding 10%. At an average device price per procedure of $800, the worldwide market reaches $240 million. Leading players include: Smith & Nephew, DePuy Synthes Mitek, Conmed, Arthrex, Covidien, Biomet.

Media

See the company 1-page description in Chinese (PDF).
点击查阅公司的中文单页简介(PDF格式)。


Watch the product animation (Chinese).


Arcuro presentation
See the presentation in Chinese (PDF).
点击查阅中文介绍(PDF格式)。


Arcuro CEO Lee Ranon presents at a Trendlines Road Show event in the United States.

Contact

Lee Ranon, CEO
+972.52.651.1506
lee.ranon@arcuromedical.com

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