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Invacare names new GM for Europe

October 25, 2016HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare has appointed Ralf Ledda senior vice president and general manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa effective Nov. 1. Ledda has more than 20 years of experience at Alber GmbH, Invacare's German-based subsidiary that specializes in electromotive technology and power add-on devices for medical and recreational products. Most recently, he was the managing director of Alber. Invacare says it will expand the availability of Alber products as it continues its ongoing transformation...

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Europe's infusion therapy market expected to grow

September 30, 2013HME News Staff

LONDON - The infusion therapy device market in Europe, which passed 505 million euros in 2012, is expected to continue its stable growth, according to a new study by iData Research. Released Sept. 26, the report says a growing elderly population and a corresponding rise in diseases that are treated with infusion therapy are driving the growth. Infusion devices include infusion pumps, needleless connectors and intravenous sets, the report says.

Europe, Infusion therapy market

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European COPD, lung cancer cases expected to rise, report says

September 9, 2013HME News Staff

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Rates of COPD and lung cancer are expected to rise across Europe in the next two decades, the European Respiratory Society said in a report released Sept. 5. Lung diseases like infections, COPD, tuberculosis and cancer already cause one in 10 European deaths, news organizations say, but that number will grow as more people develop lung disease as a result of smoking. The European Lung White Book calls smoking the continent's worst health hazard and notes that although smoking...

COPD, Europe, Lung disease

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