AIGISRx DEB is designed to reduce the severity of capsular contracture following breast implantation via a reduction in bacterial colonization and
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- TyRx Pharma, Inc., a leader in the commercialization of implantable medical-pharmaceutical devices, announced today acceptance for presentation during the Plastic Surgery 2007 Society meeting, (October 26-31, 2007, Baltimore, MD) the paper entitled, "Prevention of Experimental Capsular Contracture in Breast Implants by an Antimicrobial-Impregnated Biodegradable Wrap". These study results demonstrate the potential of the TyRx AIGISRx DEB technology to address a significant unmet clinical need for women who have had breast augmentation.
William P. Adams, Jr., MD, Principal Investigator, Plastic Surgeon, Dallas, an international expert in breast augmentation, breast implants and capsular contracture, will present the paper during the "Hot Topics in Plastic Surgery" session, October 27 between 12-4PM. Dr. Adams was Chief of Plastic Surgery, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, and formerly Associate Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical. Dr. Adams graduated B.A. Princeton University, Cum Laude, Biology and received his medical training at Vanderbilt School of Medicine. TyRx Pharma sponsored the study.
Regarding the results of the In-Vivo Efficacy Study of AIGISRx DEB, Dr. Adams remarked, "We have seen great success minimizing capsular contracture with standardized techniques and appropriate breast pocket irrigations. The study results demonstrate that this device provides superior antimicrobial protection compared to current irrigation methods with less inflammation and capsule formation. It appears that this device may greatly benefit all patients with breast implants."
Capsular Contracture, a deformation of the breast implant due to
formation of fibrotic tissue
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