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PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Surgical Incision Wound Healing Results With the PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM)
Date:10/9/2007

- Preclinical Study Results Presented at American College of Surgeons

Annual Clinical Congress -

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAK Surgical, Inc., a medical device company developing novel radiofrequency tissue dissection instrumentation, today announced results from a preclinical study evaluating its PEAK Pulsed Plasma Technology in the healing of surgical incisions compared with standard electrosurgery and surgical scalpels. Results showed that the PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM), which uses pulsed plasma energy to create surgical incisions, efficiently cut tissue with minimal bleeding, tissue injury and scarring. The data were presented in an oral presentation at the American College of Surgeons 93rd Annual Clinical Congress in New Orleans by lead investigator Shang A. Loh, M.D., postdoctoral fellow in the Division of Plastic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine.

"The findings of this comparative surgical incision healing study are encouraging as they add to our understanding that the PEAK PlasmaBlade provides better wound healing than standard of care electrosurgical devices," said John Tighe, president and chief executive officer of PEAK Surgical. "Due to its ability to precisely cut tissue while controlling bleeding and minimizing thermal damage, PEAK PlasmaBlade has the potential to be used across a variety of surgical applications. We are committed to developing this high-precision, tissue dissection technology and bringing it to market as quickly as possible as a potential new alternative for surgeons to provide better surgical incision and improved outcomes for their patients."

Study Design and Results

In the study, full thickness skin incisions were made with a traditional electrosurgery scalpel, the PEAK PlasmaBlade and a standard scalpel blade. Incisions were made at days 0, 21, 28, 35 and 42, and bleeding was evaluated for 60 seconds post-incision. The wounds were then sutured to
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