Renowned Expert Dr. Christopher Gauland Shares Insights on Treating DFUs and Success with AC5® Advanced Wound System
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: ARTH) (“Arch” or the “Company”), a marketer and developer of novel self-assembling wound care and biosurgical devices, announced today that it has added a key opinion leader (KOL) interview to its Experts in Wound Care Program, a series of interviews with key opinion leaders dedicated to advancing wound care.
The interview, “Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and How AC5® Advanced Wound System Can Help”, is conducted with key opinion leader, Dr. Christopher Gauland, Podiatric Surgery Specialist at Eastern Carolina Foot & Ankle Specialists in North Carolina, and world-renowned lecturer on topics regarding foot and ankle infection, wounds, and limb salvage.
Dr. Gauland discusses challenges, infections, and healing of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU’s) as well as using AC5® Advanced Wound System to support better outcomes in patients with DFUs. The interview with Dr. Gauland is available at https://bit.ly/3d3PH9Y.
The event has been added to the Company’s Experts in Wound Care video channel, which can be tracked and tweeted by followers using the hashtag: #ExpertsInWoundCare.
“Studies have shown that 48% of diabetic foot ulcers remain unhealed within a 12-month period and approximately 17% result in amputation. Arch is honored to have key opinion leaders such as Dr. Gauland sharing their experiences with using AC5® Advanced Wound System on DFU’s,” stated Terry Norchi, MD, Chief Executive Officer of Arch Therapeutics. “Expert testament, along with a growing body of case studies, continues to illustrate the potential impact that AC5® Advanced Wound System can have on healing outcomes, patient limb salvage, and savings to the healthcare system,” concluded Dr. Norchi.
About Arch Therapeutics, Inc.
Arch Therapeutics, Inc. is a biotechnology company developing a novel approach to stop bleeding (hemostasis), control leaking (sealant) and manage wounds during surgery, trauma, and interventional care. Arch is developing products based on an innovative self-assembling barrier technology platform with the goal of making care faster and safer for patients. Arch has received regulatory authorization to market AC5® Advanced Wound System and AC5 Topical Hemostat as medical devices in the United States and Europe, respectively. Arch's development stage product candidates include AC5-G, AC5-V and AC5 Surgical Hemostat, among others.1,2
1 AC5-G, AC5-V, and AC5 Surgical Hemostat are currently investigational devices limited by law to investigational use.
2 AC5, AC5-G, AC5-V and associated logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Arch Therapeutics, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.
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