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Key Opinion Leaders Presented Arch Therapeutics’ AC5® Advanced Wound System at 2022 Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Fall

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Poster Presentation of AC5 Advanced Wound System received award for Highest Scoring Poster Abstract in its category

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: ARTH) (“Arch” or the “Company”), a marketer and developer of novel self-assembling wound care and biosurgical products, today announced that its novel product, AC5® Advanced Wound System (“AC5”), was featured at the 2022 Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Fall.

AC5 was presented in two poster presentations, one of which was awarded the honor for “Highest Scoring Poster Abstract; Case Series/Study.” Judgement criteria for the award included, among other items, assessments of data reproducibility, patient complexity, wound uniqueness, and treatment duration. AC5 was also featured in the live new technology session, Innovation Spotlight: Shining a Light on Bold Ideas in Wound Care in which the Arch presentation, “Changing the Healing Experience–Improving Lives with Self-Assembly,” was presented by Brock Liden, DPM, DABPM, FAP. In aggregate, data demonstrated efficacy on a variety of patients with significant comorbidities and challenging wounds.

Dan Yrigoyen, Vice President of Sales for Arch Therapeutics, stated, “We believe the presentations and our interactions with clinicians at SAWC reinforced that the benefits of AC5 Advanced Wound System, our unique synthetic self-assembling peptide matrix, provides a unique tool to fulfill unmet needs. We believe that AC5 is ahead of the curve in a new relatively untapped category of synthetic wound care products with high potential for growth. Our momentum continues to build, and we are excited to further our relationships with wound care clinicians who are seeing the results for themselves.”

The following was presented:

Poster Presentations
The Use of a Synthetic Self-Assembling Peptide Matrix in a Limb Salvage Setting
Author: Christopher Gauland, DPM
Poster Number: CS-046
Honor: Highest Scoring Poster Abstract in Case Series/Study Category
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Treatment of Hard to Heal Acute and Chronic Wounds with a Synthetic Self-Assembling Peptide Matrix
Authors: Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS, FAAWC and Lyudmila Nikolaychook, DO
Poster Number: CS-140
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Innovation Spotlight
Changing the Healing Experience: Improving Lives with Self-Assembly
Speaker: Brock Liden, DPM
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Terrence W. Norchi, MD, President and CEO of Arch, said, “SAWC Fall 2022 was again successful for Arch on several fronts. We are privileged to have such esteemed clinicians use AC5 and are proud that the data continues to support its observed clinical benefits. We believe that AC5 offers clinicians a significantly innovative new tool for the treatment of challenging wounds.”

About Arch Therapeutics, Inc.
Arch Therapeutics, Inc. is a biotechnology company with a novel approach to stop bleeding (hemostasis), control leaking (sealant) and manage wounds during surgery, trauma, and interventional care. Arch is developing wound care and biosurgical products based on an innovative self-assembling peptide technology platform with the goal of improving healing outcomes for patients. Arch has received regulatory clearance to market AC5® Advanced Wound System in the United States and AC5® Topical Hemostat in Europe. Arch's development stage product pipeline includes AC5-G™ for endoscopic resection of gastrointestinal tumors, AC5-V® for hemostasis during vascular surgery and AC5 Surgical Hemostat™ for general surgical hemostasis, among others.1,2

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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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