The day before the start of the 37th ISICEM, the 4th International Users Meeting brought together 120 CytoSorb users and other interested parties from a total of 22 countries. The international faculty shared an update on the latest scientific findings, recent study results and case series in different patient groups, followed by a podium discussion. Between the lectures the participants could benefit from the possibility to exchange their experiences made with the CytoSorb therapy. To date, CytoSorb therapy has been used in more than 20,000 human treatments in more than 450 hospitals around the world.
Berlin. The CytoSorb therapy is safe, easy to handle and able to stabilize the overshooting immune system. These are some of the main results of the second international CytoSorb users meeting, which took place in the first days of October 2015. We thank all 110 participants from 18 countries having joined this platform that enabled users, partners and distributors to exchange their experiences with CytoSorb. Case reports, case series and interim results from several controlled pilot studies were presented and discussed. This was a clear step in CytoSorbents’ continuous strategy to reach a high level of clinical evidence.
Key findings of the symposium include …
Key findings of the symposium include:
Safety & Ease of use
Several CytoSorb users showed that the therapy is being used in real-world situations much earlier as an adjunctive therapy to control deadly inflammation and to treat life-threatening illnesses, rather than as a last resort therapy.
Broad indication range
A comprehensive overview on the mechanisms of the body’s host response, current concepts of the SIRS-MARS-CARS continuum and potential therapeutic avenues to interfere with the disturbed systemic inflammatory response
Continued Flow of Data Correlating Positive Clinical Improvements with CytoSorb® Usage
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, March 16, 2016 – CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), a leader in critical care immunotherapy commercializing its CytoSorb® blood filtration technology to reduce deadly uncontrolled inflammation in critically-ill and cardiac surgery patients around the world, announced the conclusion of its successful 3rd International CytoSorb Users Meeting in Brussels, Belgium. Held one day ahead of the International Symposium of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM), one of the largest international critical care conferences, the Users Meeting brought together 107 members of the CytoSorb® community from a total of 23 countries, to share data from many new pre-clinical and clinical studies. To date, more than 10,000 CytoSorb® treatments have been performed in thousands of patients.
Some of the most important findings include:
Dr. Phillip Chan, Chief Executive Officer, stated,
“We are pleased to report this initial summary of the 3rd International CytoSorb® Users Meeting. The purpose of these meetings is to disseminate the lessons learned from experienced users so that we can ensure uniformity of treatment and that all users worldwide benefit from the latest information. Although there is always more to learn, we are pleased to see that when CytoSorb® is used in the right way, users continue to experience positive results with the treatment. As we have done in the past, a more detailed report of this meeting will be published in a proceedings booklet that will be available at our CytoSorb website.”
A comprehensive introduction on blood purification in general and on the CytoSorb therapy in particular, the underlying operating principle derived from preclinical data and its potential benefit in fighting life-threatening infections.
Overview on the evolution from a localized insult to life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by dysregulated host response, main conclusions from current CytoSorb evidence and data gained so far for the ACESS trial (Adsorbtion of Cytokines Early in Septic Shock)