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Augmenix Announces Positive SpaceOAR® Clinical Trial Results Demonstrating Superior Outcomes at 3-Years

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Augmenix, Inc. announced the 3-year results from the SpaceOAR System Prostate Cancer US Pivotal Clinical Trial. These results were presented at the 2016 American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting in Boston, MA as a Late Breaking Abstract, an honor reserved for highly significant and timely findings in clinical oncology, radiobiology or medical physics.

Entitled “Continued Benefit to Rectal Separation for Prostate RT: Final Results of a Phase III Trial”, the study results presented by Daniel Hamstra, MD, PhD, a radiation oncologist at Texas Oncology in Irving, TX demonstrated significantly lower rectal toxicity and higher patient quality of life (QOL) scores when the SpaceOAR System was applied prior to radiotherapy as compared to the trial control patients.


2016 ASTRO Annual Meeting: Daniel A. Hamstra, MD, PhD, of Texas Oncology, discusses phase III findings on the use of an absorbable hydrogel spacer designed to decrease rectal toxicity and improve bowel quality of life for patients with prostate cancer. (Abstract LBA-6)

Meeting Coverage CME/CE – ASTRO: Device Helps Preserve Bowel Function After Prostate Cancer RT Urinary incontinence also reduced with absorbable hydrogel device

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