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Ortho RTi to Present Further Scientific Validation Data at the Orthopaedic Research Society’s 2019 Annual Meeting
KIRKLAND, Quebec, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ortho Regenerative Technologies Inc. (CSE: ORTH) (“Ortho RTi” or the “Corporation”), an emerging Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine technology company, announced that it will present further peer-reviewed scientific validation of Ortho-R. This time a scientific poster, entitled “Freeze-dried [Ortho-R] Solubilized in Platelet-rich Plasma in a Sheep Model of Rotator Cuff Repair,” will be presented at the 2019 Orthopaedic Research Society (“ORS”) Annual Meeting, taking place from February 2-5, 2019 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.
“Our scientific evidence continues to excel as this will be our 15th peer-reviewed abstract, poster or manuscript in the last two years. Further, this is our first key publication resulting from work with experts at New York City’s renowned Hospital for Special Surgery,” said Ortho RTi’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Michael Buschmann. “We are excited to present our preclinical Ortho-R safety and efficacy data at the ORS, the world’s leading conference of its kind.”
About the Orthopaedic Research Society
For over 60 years, the Orthopaedic Research Society has been the leading research society supporting engineers, orthopaedic surgeons, veterinarians, biologists, and clinicians in pursuit of a world without musculoskeletal limitations. The ORS Annual Meeting is the leading forum for the presentation of high-quality, innovative and transformative research.
About Rotator Cuff Injury
The rotator cuff is the name given to the collection of four tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint. The tendons around the joint can suffer tears as a result of injury to the tendon or as a result of degeneration over time. Repetitive overhead activity is often associated with cuff tears. Symptoms include a dull, aching pain, and patients often suffer secondary symptoms including lack of sleep and weakness in the arms resulting from a lack of exercise. If conservative therapy is not successful, surgery will often be performed. The principal aim of surgical intervention is to reattach the torn tendon to the bone. The standard of care involves the use of suture anchors placed into the bone and the tendon then being held in place with sutures.
About Ortho Regenerative Technologies Inc.
Ortho RTi is an emerging Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine technology company dedicated to the development of novel therapeutic soft tissue repair technologies to dramatically improve the success rate of sports medicine surgeries. Our proprietary biopolymer has been specifically designed to increase the healing rates of sports related injuries to ligaments, tendons and cartilage. The polymer can be directly placed into the site of injury by a surgeon during a routine operative procedure without significantly extending the time of the surgery and without further intervention. Further information about Ortho RTi is available on the Company's website at www.orthorti.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
This news release may contain certain forward-looking statements regarding the Corporation’s expectations for future events. Such expectations are based on certain assumptions that are founded on currently available information. If these assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements contained in this press release. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include, amongst others, uncertainty as to the final result and other risks. The Corporation disclaims any intention or obligation to publicly update or revise any forward- looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, other than as required by security laws.
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