AxoGen, Inc. Announces Presentation of Avance® Nerve Graft Data at American Society for Peripheral Nerve & American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery 2013 Meetings

Data from multicenter registry study on Avance® Nerve Graft to be presented by the investigators during the ASPN and ASRM 2013 Annual Meetings in Naples, FL, January 12 –15, 2013.

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“We are pleased to have several clinical experts in nerve repair presenting data on Avance® Nerve Graft,” commented Jill Schiaparelli, Senior Vice President, Business Strategy & Marketing for AxoGen.

Alachua, FL (PRWEB) January 11, 2013

AxoGen, Inc. (OTCBB: AXGN), a leader in the science and commercialization of surgical solutions for peripheral nerve repair, announced today that Avance® Nerve Graft, a processed nerve allograft for surgical repair and reconstruction of peripheral nerve segmental defects, will be featured in multiple presentations at The American Society for Peripheral Nerves (ASPN) and The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) 2013 Annual Meetings, January 12-15 in Naples, Florida. In addition, AxoGen will be exhibiting its products at Booth 42 throughout the duration of the meetings.

“We are very excited about the increasing interest from the surgeon community,” said Jill Schiaparelli, Senior Vice President of Business Strategy and Marketing for AxoGen. “We are pleased to have several clinical experts in nerve repair presenting data on Avance® Nerve Graft.”

Avance® Nerve Graft is processed nerve allograft intended for the reconstruction of peripheral nerve discontinuities to support axon regeneration across the gap and provides surgeons a readily available nerve graft to repair peripheral nerves damaged by traumatic injury or removed during a surgical procedure.

Presentations on clinical experience with Avance® Nerve Graft at the ASPN and ASRM meetings include:

“Comparisons of Functional Recovery Outcomes with increasingly Rigorous Threshold Parameters from a Multicenter Registry Study of Processed Nerve Allografts,” by RANGER® Registry investigator Gregory Buncke, MD of The Buncke Clinic, January 12, 2013, 4:30-5:30 pm

“Quantitative Outcomes from a Multicenter Registry Study of Processed Nerve Allografts in Sensory and Mixed Repairs Presenting with Concomitant injuries,” by RANGER® Registry investigator Wesley Thayer, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University, Torso and Trunk Session, January 14, 2013, 2:15-3:30 pm

About AxoGen, Inc.
AxoGen (OTCBB: AXGN) is a leading regenerative medicine company dedicated to advancing the science and commercialization of peripheral nerve repair solutions. AxoGen’s products offer a full suite of surgical nerve reconstruction solutions including Avance® Nerve Graft, the only commercially available processed nerve allograft for bridging severed nerves, AxoGuard® Nerve Connector, a coaptation aid allowing for close approximation of severed nerves, and AxoGuard® Nerve Protector, a bioscaffold used to reinforce a coaptation site, wrap a partially severed nerve or isolate and protect nerve tissue.

The RANGER® Registry is sponsored by AxoGen with nominal funding provided to each center to support the data collection process. All data analysis is handled by an independent biostatistician and no surgeon is compensated for implanting Avance® Nerve Graft.
For more information, visit our website at http://www.axogeninc.com.

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