VANCOUVER, June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI, TSX: ANP), a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company, today announced the market launch of Quill(TM) SRS MONODERM(TM). The product will be available immediately for distribution and sale in the U.S. and Europe.
Quill(TM) SRS MONODERM(TM), which is made from a rapidly resorbing polymer, is intended primarily for superficial wound closure applications and indicated for soft tissue approximation where use of an absorbable suture is appropriate.
"The launch of MONODERM(TM) is another example of the progress we have made in expanding the Quill(TM) SRS product line," said Dr. William Hunter, President and CEO of Angiotech. "MONODERM(TM) is intended primarily for skin closure and will complement Quill(TM) SRS which currently targets deeper layers of wound closure."
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