Abstracts Showcase Research on Potential Use of RECELL® System in Regenerative Dermatology
Valencia, Calif., USA, and Melbourne, Australia, June 12, 2019 —AVITA Medical (ASX: AVH, OTCQX: AVMXY), a regenerative medicine company with a technology platform positioned to address unmet medical needs in therapeutic skin restoration, announces new preliminary RECELL® Autologous Cell Harvesting Device (RECELL® System) data at the 24th annual World Congress of Dermatology Meeting June 10-15, 2019, in Milan, Italy. Three posters at the World Congress of Dermatology will highlight the potential use of the RECELL® System for the treatment of vitiligo and facial acne scars.
“Building on the foundation of long-term safety and efficacy of the RECELL® System for the treatment of burn patients, we look forward to presenting data at the World Congress of Dermatology exploring the use of this innovative therapy for regenerative dermatology,” said Dr. Michael Perry, AVITA Medical’s Chief Executive Officer. “We are committed to pursuing the full potential of the RECELL® System as a meaningful treatment option to advance patient care in areas with significant unmet medical need.”
The RECELL® System, which uses a small amount of a patient’s own skin to prepare Spray-On Skin™ Cells at the point of care, is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of acute thermal burns in patients 18 years and older. In international markets, the RECELL® System is approved to promote skin healing in a wide range of applications including burns, acute wounds, scars and vitiligo.
ABOUT AVITA MEDICAL LIMITED
AVITA Medical is a regenerative medicine company with a technology platform positioned to address unmet medical needs in burns, chronic wounds, and aesthetics indications. AVITA Medical’s patented and proprietary collection and application technology provides innovative treatment solutions derived from the regenerative properties of a patient’s own skin. The medical devices work by preparing a REGENERATIVE EPIDERMAL SUSPENSION™ (RES™), an autologous suspension comprised of the patient’s skin cells necessary to regenerate natural healthy epidermis. This autologous suspension is then sprayed onto the areas of the patient requiring treatment.
AVITA Medical’s first U.S. product, the RECELL® System, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in September 2018. The RECELL System is indicated for use in the treatment of acute thermal burns in patients 18 years and older. The RECELL System is used to prepare Spray-On Skin™ Cells using a small amount of a patient’s own skin, providing a new way to treat severe burns, while significantly reducing the amount of donor skin required. The RECELL System is designed to be used at the point of care alone or in combination with autografts depending on the depth of the burn injury. Compelling data from randomized, controlled clinical trials conducted at major U.S. burn centers and real-world use in more than 7,000 patients globally, reinforce that the RECELL System is a significant advancement over the current standard of care for burn patients and offers benefits in clinical outcomes and cost savings. Healthcare professionals should read the INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE – RECELL® Autologous Cell Harvesting Device (https://recellsystem.com/) for a full description of indications for use and important safety information including contraindications, warnings and precautions.
In international markets our products are marketed under the RECELL System brand to promote skin healing in a wide range of applications including burns, acute wounds, scars and vitiligo. The RECELL System is TGAregistered in Australia and CFDA-cleared in China.
To learn more, visit www.avitamedical.com.
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