ISELIN, N.J., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SyntheMed, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SYMD.OB), today announced that it will host a symposium entitled "Post-Operative Adhesions in Cardiac Surgery: Challenges and Solutions" for surgeons attending next week's European Association for Cardio- Thoracic Surgery Annual Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. The symposium will be chaired by Professor Stephen Westaby of the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, United Kingdom and will include presentations by principal investigators who participated in US and European clinical trials for REPEL-CV(R) Adhesion Barrier, the company's novel bioresorbable film intended to reduce the formation of adhesions (scar tissue) in cardiac surgical procedures. Professor Westaby stated, "It is important to inform our surgeon colleagues that, with REPEL-CV, we now appear to a have way of reducing patient risks associated with the presence of adhesions during cardiac reoperations."
SyntheMed, Inc. is a biomaterials company engaged in the development and commercialization of anti-adhesion and drug delivery products based on its proprietary bioresorbable polymer technology.
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to achieve regulatory approval and market launch for REPEL-CV or the
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uncertainties include but are not limited to (i) potential adverse
developments regarding the Company's effor
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