SAN DIEGO , Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Artes Medical , Inc.
, today announced that Rees M. Orland
, President and COO , will present a Company update at the Medtech Insight's conference Investments In Innovation : A Preview of Early Stage Medical Companies.
Mr. Orland's remarks will focus on progress in the development and testing of Artes Medical injectable microsphere formulations for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence , GERD and for the treatment of dermal contour deficiencies.
The company finished FDA-approved human clinical trials for its Artecoll ( ) product , one-of-a-kind permanent injectable filler for facial wrinkles and scars.Artecoll is sold outside the United States , mainly in Canada and Europe with over 200 , 000 patients estimated to have been treated since 1994.Mr. Orland
will also comment on the development of new applications for the Company's microsphere technology.
...The combination of population demographics and increased demand for improving one's appearance are rapidly expanding the markets for treatment of incontinence , heartburn and for dermal contour corrections , said Rees M. Orland , President and Chief Operating Officer of Artes Medical , Inc.
.Physicians continue to seek safe , effective , and more durable treatments in response to patient demand.Our products provide new uses of well-known and broadly used biomaterials.We precisely design , engineer and purify these well known components to deliver long-term patient satisfaction..
The company's proprietary technology is based on precision designed and purified non-absorbable microspheres suspended in a viscous carrier matrix and placed into body tissue with fine gauge needles.Unlike collagen treatments , for example , that are repeated to maintain correction , Artes Medical products are designed to resist absorption by the body and maintain correction.
For additional information about Artes Medical , Inc.
, contact Rees M. Orland
at 858-550-9999 or at http : //www.artesmedical.com/.
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