GAITHERSBURG, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 09/11/12 -- Cytomedix, Inc. (OTCQB: CMXI), a fully integrated regenerative medicine company commercializing and developing innovative platelet and adult stem cell technologies, today announced that the Company's AutoloGel System will be highlighted in three poster presentations at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall 2012 ("SAWC Fall 2012") taking place September 12-14 at the Baltimore Convention Center.
The AutoloGel System is a device for the production of autologous platelet rich plasma ("PRP") gel, and is the only PRP device cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for use in wound management.
Posters will be showcased in the Poster Reception September 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. local time, and posters will be available for viewing September 12 and September 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. local time. The following posters highlighting Cytomedix's PRP technology will be presented at SAWC Fall 2012.
•Aged Spinal Cord Injury Veterans with Recalcitrant Pressure Ulcers Treated with Platelet-Rich Plasma Gel, Natalie Tukpah, RN, CWOCN and Karen Evans, M.D., Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington D.C. Poster Number CS-042.
•Healing Complex, Severe Diabetic and Ischemic Wounds in Japan Using Platelet-Rich Plasma Gel, Chugo Rinoie, DPM, ABPO, CWS, Chief of Podiatric Surgery, Wound Healing Center, Methodist Hospital of Southern California, Arcadia, Calif., and Medical Director, Millennia Wound Management, Inc., Los Angeles. Poster Number CR-021.
•Advancing Wound Healing Trajectory with Platelet Rich Plasma Gel in Stalled NPWT Wounds, Janice Wilson, RN, CWOCN and Karl Branch, RN, Asheville Specialty Hospital, Asheville, N.C. Poster Number CR-029.
Cytomedix will host a booth at the Symposium for clinicians and other attendees to learn more about the AutoloGel System and the benefits it provides in the management of complex recalcitrant wounds. Cytomedix will be showcasing AutoloGel at Booth #1007 in the Exhibit Hall.
"SAWC Fall 2012 is the ideal venue to showcase our growing body of positive clinical data on AutoloGel as it is the premier educational wound care program and the largest annual gathering of wound care professionals in the U.S., with more than 1,000 physicians, podiatrists, nurses, therapists and researchers expected to attend," stated Martin P. Rosendale, Chief Executive Officer of Cytomedix. "These poster presentations underscore the robust nature of AutoloGel to advance the speed and progress to healing in a variety of recalcitrant wounds in a number of healthcare settings."
About The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care
Since 1995 the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care ("AAWC") has been the leader in interdisciplinary wound healing and tissue preservation. It is a not-for-profit association headquartered in the U.S. open to everyone involved in wound care, including clinicians, patients and their lay caregivers, facilities, industry, students, retirees and other advocates interested in the care of wounds. AAWC spreads awareness by promoting excellence in education, clinical practice, public policy and research. Through numerous association benefits and activities, AAWC members have the opportunity to be part of a collaborative community that facilitates optimal care for those who suffer with wounds. This community encourages an equal partnership among all individuals who are involved in the care of patients.
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