Excellagen is a syringe-based, professional-use, pharmaceutically-formulated 2.6% fibrillar Type I bovine collagen gel that functions as an acellular biological modulator designed to accelerate the growth of granulation tissue and to activate the wound healing process. Excellagen is FDA-cleared for the treatment of neuropathic and diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, surgical wounds, and other dermal wounds, and is intended for professional use following standard debridement procedures in the presence of blood cells and platelets, which are involved with the release of endogenous growth factors. Excellagen's unique high-molecular weight fibrillar Type I bovine collagen gel formulation is topically applied through easy-to-control, pre-filled, sterile, single-use syringes and its viscosity-optimized gel formulation is designed for application at one-week intervals. Already-established standard CPT® procedure reimbursement codes may apply when Excellagen is used with surgical debridement procedures. As a new FDA-cleared product, Cardium is advancing forward with the reimbursement process for Excellagen with Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and private insurance providers.
Cardium's market research indicates that physicians seek easy-to-use products to reduce preparation time and facilitate product application - and Excellagen's unique, ready-to-use syringe-based collagen gel requires no thawing or mixing. Excellagen's flowable formulation allows for the effective delivery to wounds of varying shapes and surface contours. To learn more about Excellagen and for product ordering information, please visit http://www.excellagen.com and view the information video, "Excellagen: A New Wound Care Pathway for Diabetic Foot Ulc
|SOURCE Cardium Therapeutics|
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