Navigation Links
MEDIHONEY Used to Prevent Amputation of Patient's Leg
Date:1/13/2009

Clinicians at major NY hospital tout MEDIHONEY(TM) at press conference

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI), a provider of advanced wound care products, announced today that MEDIHONEY was the focus of a major press conference last week at North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital in Manhasset, NY. At the press conference, clinicians detailed the case of a patient who appeared to be heading towards a lower extremity amputation (LEA) due to a non-healing wound associated with an extremely rare fungal infection.

Video clips of the press conference were subsequently aired on several new broadcasts throughout the NY region. To view these clips, please go to the following links:

http://www.newsday.com/news/health/ny-lihone0109,0,7667575.story

http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/health&id=6593764

According to Mary Brennan, RN, CWOCN, Clinical Nurse Specialist for Wounds at North Shore, "MEDIHONEY helped to turn this wound around for him and allowed us back on track for healing. We had used other therapies, but this was the product that made the difference in a very short time."

There are over 50,000 LEAs each year in the United States alone. The 3-year mortality rate post-LEA is estimated to be around 50%.

About Derma Sciences

Derma Sciences is a global manufacturer and marketer of advanced wound-care products. Its key product, MEDIHONEY(R), is sold throughout the world by Derma Sciences and Comvita New Zealand -- the licensor of the patented honey- based technology -- and is the leading brand of honey-based dressings for the management of wounds and burns. The product has been shown to be effective in a variety of wounds and burns, and was recently the focus of a large-scale randomized controlled trial on leg ulcers. Derma has two products in development: the BIOGUARD(TM) line of barrier gauze dressings, and DSC127, the company's novel angiotensin analog for accelerated wound healing and scar reduction. The barrier technology was licensed from Quick-Med in Q1 of 2007 and is pending its initial FDA marketing clearance. DSC127 was licensed from the University of Southern California in Q4 of 2007. For more information about Derma Sciences, Inc., visit its home page on the Internet at http://www.dermasciences.com.

    Contact: Derma Sciences, Inc.             Allen & Caron Inc
             Edward J. Quilty                 Rudy Barrio (US Investors)
             Chairman and CEO                 r.barrio@allencaron.com
             equilty@dermasciences.com
             (609) 514-4744                   Brian Kennedy (media)
                                              brian@allencaron.com
                                              (212) 691-8087


'/>"/>
SOURCE Derma Sciences, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Derma Sciences Launches Two New MEDIHONEY(TM) Formulations
2. Derma Sciences Receives FDA Clearance to Sell MEDIHONEY(TM) Over the Counter
3. Derma Sciences Announces Numerous Clinical Presentations on MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound & Burn Dressings at Upcoming WUWHS Conference
4. Derma Sciences MEDIHONEY(TM) Profiled By ABC News Philadelphia Affiliate
5. Derma Sciences Receives Third FDA Clearance for MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound & Burn Dressings
6. New Study Shows the Use of MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound & Burn Dressing is Associated With Reduction in Wound Size
7. Derma Sciences Announces Numerous Clinical Presentations on MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound & Burn Dressings at Upcoming SAWC Conference
8. Derma Sciences Announces Several Clinical Presentations on MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound & Burn Dressings at Upcoming APWCA Conference
9. American Lung Association Report Card Flunks Federal Government and Most States for Neglecting to Prevent Tobacco Caused Illness
10. College of American Pathologists Offers Tips on Simple Diabetes Prevention in the New Year
11. Photos: Arthritis Foundation Launches Nationwide Movement Encouraging People to Move to Prevent and Treat Arthritis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... , ... In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men ... feel shame for having struggled with an eating disorder as well as common co-occurring ... in Life After an Eating Disorder” -- to be featured at this year’s iaedp ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Source Vitál Apothecary, a skin and body care company dedicated ... company had a successful visit to the 2017 ECRM Diet, Vitamin & Sports Nutrition ... in the nutritional, sports and health industries a chance to meet in private sessions ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... International Protein, a company based out of Australia ... attended the January ECRM trade show in Hilton Head, SC. , International Protein ... to create a line of products that would elevate her fitness regime. At this ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... “The Angel”: a heartwarming and earnest ... for each of his children. “The Angel” is the creation of published author, Marjorie ... York City, and impassioned writer. , When asked of her new book, Marjorie says, ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... , ... “Journey to Christmas:” a beautiful and enchanting tale that teaches children the true meaning ... of three in Oklahoma City, and a devoted woman of faith. , “Becoming a ... in the back of my mind for years, but actually doing it might have been ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/20/2017)... LONDON , January 20, 2017 Avillion ... the appointment of Mark Weinberg , MD MBA as Chief ... , USA . ... Dr Weinberg has spent more than 17 ... "top 20" pharma companies to micro-cap biotech. Over the course of ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... 2017 Report Details What can ... are going to grow at the fastest rates? This ... data, trends, opportunities and prospects. Our 190-page report ... lucrative areas in the industry and the future market ... across the all the major categories of the ophthalmic ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... Conference Call and Webcast to Follow Vanda ... will release results for the fourth quarter of 2016 on Wednesday, ... ... at 4:30 PM ET on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, during which ... results and other corporate activities. To participate in the conference call, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: