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SpaceOAR® System Receives Shonin Approval in Japan

5/31/2017 – Augmenix has received Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) to market its SpaceOAR® System in Japan.

Augmenix sponsored a satellite symposium during ESTRO on 8 May in Vienna to share with you the latest clinical evidence on the SpaceOAR® System

5/15/2017 – The final results of the SpaceOAR System phase III trial including a three-year post treatment follow-up were presented by Brian Davis M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Radiation Oncology Rochester, Minnesota USA. In addition, Razvan Galalae M.D. Ph.D Associate Professor, Christian Albrechts Univeristy of Kiel and Head of the Department of Radiotherapy, Evangelical Clinics Gelsenkirchen, Germany presented on the use of SpaceOAR Hydrogel in high precision prostate radiotherapy. View the full symposium here.

ASCO-GU Abstract “Evaluation of Sexual Function On A Randomized Trial of a Prostate/Rectal Spacer” showed that use of SpaceOAR® Hydrogel correlates with ability to maintain erectile function following Prostate Cancer Radiation Treatment.

2/17/2017 – Evaluation of sexual function on a randomized trial of a prostate /rectal spacer” published as an abstract at the 2017 ASCO GU meeting demonstrated  that the use of SpaceOAR hydrogel prior to prostate cancer radiation therapy significantly decreased dose to the penile bulb which may be associated with the ability to maintain sexual function and potency through 3 years follow up. – Read the Press Release, the Abstract or the Poster.

Webcast: Reducing Prostate Cancer Radiation Treatment Complications

Dr. Paul Nguyen – Radiation Oncologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

1/11/2017 – The Prostate Health Education Network: Prostate Health Education and Awareness
Watch it here on 1/11/2017…

Continued Benefit to Rectal Separation for Prostate RT: Final Results of a Phase III Trial

12/24/2016 – Daniel A. Hamstra, MD, PhD, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. Dec 2015, Article in Press. – Read more…

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