AVITA Medical receives best product ward at annual American surgery event

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Regenerative skin restoration company AVITA Medical (ASX:AVH) has announced that its RECELL System won Best Product for the second year in a row at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST).

The annual meeting attracts over 700 physicians and scientists focused on the investigation and treatment of various forms of trauma and the application of surgical critical care.

Dr Carmen Flores, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, presented 'RECELL Spray-On Skin Cells: A New Option for Treating Full-Thickness Defects' in a product theatre symposium on the first day of the conference.

In addition to the Product Theater and Best Product award, the results of AVITA Medical’s pivotal trial for full-thickness skin defects were presented by Dr. Sharon Henry, Professor of Surgery and Director, Division of Wound Healing and Metabolism at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The company said that the results of the trial were recently accepted for publication in AAST’s Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. To view the abstract and download a copy of the publication, click here. In coordination with the AAST Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, Dr. Henry also led a workshop for local high school students. The workshop is intended to provide high school students with exposure to trauma surgery as a career path. Along with three other companies, AVITA Medical proudly supported this workshop with personnel and supplies, including RECELL.