Clinical evidence continues to build for the company's key technologies
PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI), a company specializing in advanced wound care, today announced that eleven clinical posters focusing on its new technologies have been accepted and will be presented at next week's Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care in Las Vegas. The products featured include MEDIHONEY dressing with Active Leptospermum Honey, ALGICELL Ag Silver Antimicrobial dressing, and XTRASORB(TM) Super Absorbent dressing. The clinical posters review cases of hard-to-heal wounds of various etiologies, and depict how Derma Sciences' new technologies are helping to improve care for the elderly, patients with diabetes and vascular diseases, and immuno-compromised patients. This patient population, exceeding 70 million worldwide, sees great quality of life improvements when chronic wounds are healed faster and with fewer complications, and when infections are either prevented or cleared more quickly.
Clinical posters at wound conferences typically focus on cases involving difficult-to-heal wounds, and relate a clinician's perspective on how a given technology or methodology helped in the management of the condition. The posters are initially submitted as abstracts and are peer reviewed. If the abstract is accepted, a large poster showing before and after pictures of the case series -- along with detailed explanations as to the issues, rationales, methodologies, outcomes, and conclusions -- is created and is presented to the conference attendees as a part of the overall continuing education program. Four of the most recently completed and not previously announced posters featuring Derma Sciences' products include:
"Limb at Risk: Use of Active Leptospermum Honey for the management of an infected foot wound complicated by cellulitis." (MEDIHONEY(R))
Paul A. Ligouri, MD, Kim L. Peters,
|SOURCE Derma Sciences, Inc.|
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