Advanced Blood Purification Technology at the Forefront of Critical Care and Cardiac Surgery
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO) a critical care immunotherapy company working to save lives through blood purification, announced the launch of its newly redesigned corporate website, CytoSorbents.com. The new site highlights CytoSorbents’ rapid international growth and leadership in treating deadly inflammation in critical illnesses and cardiac surgery with its flagship product, CytoSorb®, and reflects the broad new growth opportunities of its expanding and innovative product pipeline.
Visitors to the new site will find a wealth of new and streamlined information on CytoSorbents’ pioneering blood purification technology and how it is being adapted to address many of most pressing unmet medical needs. Physicians, patients, customers, journalists, and potential partners will receive a complete overview of CytoSorb® and its role in helping to save lives, before being redirected to the official CytoSorb product website where an even greater level of detail awaits. Investors will find key technical and financial information about the company, updates on its world-class strategic partners, summaries of clinical data, archived presentations and multimedia, the ability to join the company’s email news list, a quick link to the company’s Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages, and more.
“Our new website is designed to provide a comprehensive, up-to-date snapshot of our Company, offering an informative, user-friendly, and easy-to-navigate experience to all of our global stakeholders,” stated Dr. Phillip Chan, Chief Executive Officer of CytoSorbents. “We are passionate about the ground-breaking work that we do and with this revitalized online presence, we look to spread our message far and wide, with the goal of ensuring that people know about our Company, our products, and our technology to help those in greatest need, wherever they may be.”
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About CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO)
CytoSorbents Corporation is a leader in critical care immunotherapy, specializing in blood purification. Its flagship product, CytoSorb® is approved in the European Union with distribution in 39 countries around the world, as a safe and effective extracorporeal cytokine adsorber, designed to reduce the “cytokine storm” or “cytokine release syndrome” that could otherwise cause massive inflammation, organ failure and death in common critical illnesses such as sepsis, burn injury, trauma, lung injury and pancreatitis, as well as in cancer immunotherapy. These are conditions where the risk of death is extremely high, yet no effective treatments exist. CytoSorb® is also being used during and after cardiac surgery to remove inflammatory mediators, such as cytokines and free hemoglobin, which can lead to post-operative complications, including multiple organ failure. CytoSorbents is in the process of completing its REFRESH (REduction in FREe Hemoglobin) 1 trial – a multi-center, randomized controlled study evaluating the safety of intra-operative CytoSorb® use in a heart-lung machine during complex cardiac surgery. In early 2017, the company plans to initiate a pivotal REFRESH 2 trial intended to support U.S. FDA approval. CytoSorb® has been used safely in more than 14,000 human treatments to date.
CytoSorbents’ purification technologies are based on biocompatible, highly porous polymer beads that can actively remove toxic substances from blood and other bodily fluids by pore capture and surface adsorption. Its technologies have received non-dilutive grant and contract funding in excess of $18 million from DARPA, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and others. The Company has numerous products under development based upon this unique blood purification technology, protected by 32 issued U.S. patents and multiple applications pending, including CytoSorb-XL, HemoDefend™, ContrastSorb, DrugSorb and others. For more information, please visit the Company’s websites: https://cytosorbents.com and http://www.cytosorb.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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