Harvest Technologies Introduces The SmartPrep 2 at The 88th Annual Meeting of The American Academy of Periodontology Being Held In New Orleans from September 25-27
PLYMOUTH, Mass., Sept 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvest Technologies Corporation (Plymouth MA) announced today that it will be introducing the SmartPrep 2 System for the preparation and application of a biomaterial comprised of autologous concentrations of wound healing proteins derived from viable platelets, white blood cells and plasma. Some of the advanced features of the SmartPrep 2 system compared to the original SmartPrep system include: 1) A proprietary floating shelf design that is hematocrit independent thus allowing for the consistent preparation of product across diverse patient populations. 2) The ability to process as little as 20cc of blood. 3) A lighter more operator friendly hardware component. "The SmartPrep 2 system offers the most predictable and effective autologous regenerative treatment available to the medical community today. That coupled with the systems practicable aspects of being an safe, cost- effective treatment option that is simple to operate and saves patient follow up time due to improved results will allow practitioners to incorporate regenerative therapy in a majority of their surgical procedures." Stated Dr Paul S. Petrungaro, DDS, MS. "We know of no other system that offers a customer the ability to produce consistently high levels of growth factors across diverse patient populations from such small volumes of blood in an automated easy to use format. Additionally, the SmartPrep 2 system offers the medical community the most cost effective therapeutic high dose end product available for the possibility of regenerating soft tissue and bone." Stated Gary Tureski, President of Harvest. Johnson & Johnson through its subsidiary DePuy AcroMed will be the exclusive distributor of the SmartPrep 2 system worldwide under the name Symphony in the hospital based spinal, orthopedic and sports medicine markets. LifeCell Corporation (Nasdaq: LIFC) will be exclusively marketing the SmartPrep 2 system to hospital-based ear, nose and throat (ENT), plastic and general surgeons in the United States. Harvest plans to market and distribute the SmartPRep 2 system to the dental, chronic wound and private clinic plastic and ENT markets. Harvest Technologies develops, manufactures and markets the SmartPrep System for the preparation and application of a biomaterial comprised of concentrations of wound healing proteins. The SmartPrep system incorporates a proprietary hardware component and disposable kits along with various disposable applicators. Harvest Technologies goal is to improve patient outcome of orthopedic, plastic, ENT, and dental surgery as well as aid in the treatment of chronic wounds. Contact: Gary Tureski Harvest Technologies Corporation 508-732-7500 MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X85166177
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