Platelet Rich Plasma System

RS Medical Announces Distribution of Innovative Platelet Rich Plasma System

SmartPReP(R)2 is the latest addition to RS Medical’s line of products

VANCOUVER, Wash., Jul 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — International Rehabilitative Sciences, Inc., d/b/a RS Medical, today announced its U.S. distribution of Harvest Technologies’ Terumo SmartPReP(R)2 Platelet Concentrate System, as part of a recently completed agreement. Harvest is considered a leader in the development of point-of-care cellular platforms that isolate and concentrate autologous growth factors, such as platelets and stem cells. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is blood plasma with highly concentrated platelets. Platelets also contain natural growth factors that may help optimize conditions for healing. The agreement makes way for RS Medical’s immediate marketing and distribution of the system to their practitioners.

“With this launch, we are already experiencing tremendous interest for the SmartPReP(R)2 System from our physician customers,” stated John Konsin, president and CEO of RS Medical. “We are excited to be able to add this technology to our expanding product offerings, as we focus on bringing more solutions to our physician customers.”

“The SmartPReP(R)2 System has been used with over 1 million patients and is the market leader in PRP technology,” stated Patrick Elliott, vice president and general manager of Harvest Technologies (a Terumo Americas Holding, Inc. company). “Our relationship with RS Medical allows us to expand our presence to specialists who are interested in innovative cellular therapy products.”

“The SmartPReP(R)2 System has allowed me to effectively deliver the highest possible concentration of PRP in a simple and sterile system that is extremely easy to use,” commented Scott Sondes, M.D., a fellow with both the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and American Academy of Wound Management. “I’ve treated patients with knee issues and, within 2 weeks, patients exhibited improvement and demonstrated a high level of function.”

The SmartPReP(R)2 System is immediately available through RS Medical’s direct sales and support team.

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About RS Medical

RS Medical is solely focused on serving pain medicine practices with clinical tools and products for customized solutions. More information is available at www.rsmedical.com .

About Harvest Technologies

Harvest Technologies Corp. of Terumo Americas Holding Inc. is in Plymouth, Massachusetts; visit www.harvesttech.com .

SmartPReP® 2 Platelet Concentrate System [21]

The SmartPReP 2 system sets a new standard for producing autologous platelet concentrate enriched with growth factors.

Features

  1. Floating shelf technology
  2. Optimized platelet recovery
  3. Consistent results
  4. High platelet concentrations
  5. Fast processing time, less than 15 minutes
  6. Volume flexibility

RS Medical of Vancouver, Washington announced that it will begin distributing in the U.S. the Terumo SmartPReP 2 Platelet Concentrate System from Harvest Technologies (Plymouth, MA). The system is designed to produce Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), a blood plasma with highly concentrated platelets that also contain natural growth factors that “may help optimize conditions for healing.”

The device maker promises effective use of autologous bioactive proteins thanks to the system’s “speed, performance, dependable results, and increased confidence by eliminating the guesswork and variability associated with other systems.”

Source : http://www.marketwatch.com/story/rs-medical-announces-distribution-of-innovative-platelet-rich-plasma-system-2012-07-16

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